Lance Strong – trustee

In 2006 Lance was awarded his 8th Degree Black Belt and Hanshi ranking from Grandmaster Leo Fong and the Kiaido Ryu Martial Arts International Masters Board

An expert in martial arts weaponry Lance has also been involved in stunt work and weapons choreography for the long running television programs Hercules and Xena.

In 1996 Lance was awarded his 7th Degree Black Belt and Grandmaster title in the USA, by Grandmasters, George Dillman, Professor Wally Jay, Leo Fong, and Professor Remy Presas.

Lance recently returned to New Zealand from America where he was the Director of Improvement Initiatives for Richelieu Foods in Chicago, Illinois, and Senior Vice President of Operations for Excelline Foods in Chatsworth, Los Angeles, California.

He continues to teach martial arts seminars and Warrior’s Wisdom retreats.

With his extensive background in education and training, Lance has presented seminars at universities and corporations throughout New Zealand. He has also worked as a corporate consultant in New Zealand, Canada and USA. This has involved developing and delivering leading edge training programs in Personal Development, Peak Performance, Total Quality Management, Lean Manufacturing, and Leadership Skills.

Throughout his career Lance has had an enthusiastic interest in the development of human potential through applying modern motivational training combined with the deeper philosophies and teachings of the martial arts.

To make this knowledge readily available to everyone, he developed the highly successful course called “The Warrior’s way to Self Mastery.”
To give people even greater access to this knowledge and liberate their personal powers Lance now presents this book “Warrior’s Wisdom.”

“Lance is a visionary who sees martial arts as a continuous journey toward self improvement. He is a true teacher who is able to guide students to the door of knowledge and inspire them to enter and discover themselves.”
Grandmaster Leo Fong – Los Angeles, USA