- Bio - Sensei Hardy
Stuart started martial arts (Karate) training in the mid 1980's with N.A.S.S.K.C under David (John) Howard, week nights, at the local club in Doncaster, later training with other N.A.S.S.K.C instructors in Doncaster, Barnsley, Rotherham and Huddersfield including Trevor Middleton, before leaving with Master Middleton to join K.K.I.D.S (Karate Kickboxing Intense Defence System) in 2005, later renamed as Rising Sun Martial Arts in 2016.
Stuart has gone on to study other martial arts alongside Karate. Stuart continues his broad interest in martial arts by attending many Open Invite Multi-style Events and Seminars on a wide range of martial arts.
Karate (Wado Ryu & Sport Karate)
Aikido (Traditional / A.A.I.)
Koryu Bujutsu (Takenouchi Ryu - Bitchuden)
Iaido (ZNKR Seitei Gata & Muso Shinden Ryu)