- Started his karate (Shotokan) training on September 1986 at Ecole Polyvalente Lucien-Pagé.
- Trained one summer in University of Montreal, 1989.
- Trained under Sensei Alain Houdebert (Chito-Ryu), College Bois-de-Boulogne 1990-1991.
- Trained under Sensei Roland Duval (Shotokan), brown belt - first kyu, University of Ottawa 1991-1994.
- Trained under Sensei Pascal Monette, January 2011.
- He obtained his black belt (probation) March 7 2012.
- Certified Shodan, March 2012
- Certified Nidan, April 2015
- He also practices bo, bokken, kalis, sais, kamas, and tonfas.