Brian is dojo cho of Bujinkan Wirral Dojo close to Liverpool.
His first contact with martial arts was in 1977, when he started training jujutsu. He achieved black belt at the age of 16. In 1983 he took up training in the Bujinkan, passed the godan-test in 1992 and received jugodan in 2007. Later he also received the Golden Dragon Medal and Shin Gi Tai Bufu Ikkan Menkyo.
Brian regularly trains with soke and the Japanese shihan.