Graham started training in 1973 at Tyneside Karate club.
When he was a teenager he had a fascination with martial arts and had initially tried judo, then went along to a local karate club with some friends and eventually became hooked.
In all the years he has been involved with karate, it has continued to fascinate and interest him and he believes he has only scratched the surface in learning about it. Each year he continues to study and try to continue his progression in this his chosen martial art.
He found Sensei Eneoda a truly inspirational person and that when he was instructing and standing in front of you, made you give 100% and always brought the best out of you.
He currently teaches and trains at the South Tyneside Karate club.