Mark Holding Mitsuru Karate
Richard Harrison 2nd Dan

I started training in 2009 aged 37 with Sensei Mark Holding.  

I am married to Jen, and and we have 3 children, all of which have been involved in Karate.  I have been
A Police Officer since 1996 and previously served in the British Army.

I achieved my 1st Dan in 2015 and have had some success with competitions, mainly in KATA, and have
Been 3rd in the Cumbrian Open twice, and was Senior KATA Champion in the the inter-clubs 2012.
I’m very proud to be part of the club, hoping to achieve more personally, and take pleasure in helping
Others to achieve.