Gavin has been training within martial arts since 1993. He started out with WADO RYU Karate achieveing his black belt 1st dan at the age of 8, at the time making him the youngest black belt in Britain. Shortly after that he earned a place in the prestigious England squad travelling the world wining major English, British, Scottish, Welsh, German, Irish and European championship competitions.
To gain knowledge from a wider range of martial arts he decided to make the decision to learn other diciplines. By doing this he has been fortunate enough to travel the world competing in different styles. Gavin is now 1st dan black belt within WADO RYU Karate, 1st dan black belt within free style karate and 2nd degree black belt within kickboxing.