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My interest in Martial Arts stemmed from an early age and as a teenager, I knew it was a pathway I would follow throughout my life. Over the years I had become increasingly unhappy with the varying standards and obsessive controls in Martial Arts.

To address these problems I created a new style, and in October 2000, The Budo Foundation was born. The standards of the school are high, due to the student's personal dedication and desire to improve and grow. My aim is not to set restrictions or seek control, but enable individuals to open their eyes to see the real person within. Hence Budo's motto:

   `Clear vision can only be seen through enlightened eyes.'

     I look forward to being your guide and companion on this new journey,

                                                                                                                                 Gary Gregory / Kyoshi Asari 
(​Kyoshi Asari is my Japanese title that students come to know me as, in respect and recognition of our Japanese roots.) 

gary pair.jpg My Qualifications and Experience

37 Years experience in the field of martial arts &

self defence

  30 Years as a qualified instructor

  23 Years as a full-time professional martial ​arts instructor

  16 years as Head and Founder of own style

  Obtained City & Guilds F.A.E.T.C (Further & Adult ​​Education Teaching Certificate) 

  Qualified first aider

 I Have designed and facilitated many courses for professional bodies, including Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS  foundation Trust

                  Gloucester College of Arts & Technology

Numerous schools and colleges across the Gloucestershire and surrounding area

                                                          Bath university

                                                       Corporate organizations​ 

                                                   Private educational providers within the Bradford and London area​

​m​artial arts GL1 gloucester, martial arts stroud,
                           martial arts cheltenham

self defence gloucetershire, karate gloucestershire