Geoffrey Wingard began martial arts training in 1984 in Moo Duk Kwan tae kwon do and since 1994 has studied Shotokan karate. His training also includes ITF tae kwon do, Freestyle karate, Judo and modern systems. He holds black belt ranks in tae kwon do and in Shotokan karate. Additionally, Mr. Wingard holds Master's Degrees in Asian history and education from the University of Maine. His published work on military and martial arts history has appeared in several sources including the Journal of Asian Martial Arts and several anthologies. Currently a full-time history teacher, Mr. Wingard is a former police officer. Contact HERE.