Kingsley is the Senior instructor for the Phoenix Karate School. He started his training in the early 70s with KUGB British and International team member Jim Wilson. He has been studying various forms of Japanese, Chinese, and Western Martial Arts for over four decades under foremost Martial Arts Masters, the likes of Prof Wally Jay, Don Warrener, Don Jacobs (Purple Dragon) E.S Koh (Tai Chi), Enoeda Sensei (Shotokan), .
A qualified sports and remedial therapist, published children author, personal trainer, bodyguard, and instructor to several music and TV personalities. He is one of the founder members of the Great Britain Goju-Ryu Karate-Do Seiwakai group which was headed by Shihan Leo Lipinski (RIP).
A member of the first British Goju-Ryu Karate team to enter the Japanese Karate Federation Goju-Ryu championships in Japan. Gold medal Kata winner, and Silver medalist in Kumite of the Pan American Karate Championships held in Trinidad. Whilst in Trinidad, he lived and trained with Master Don Jacobs (Purple Dragon) learning the art of Don Jitsu Ryu.
He has trained World and European Champions in both Kata and Kumite. He currently holds the rank of Shihan (5th Dan) in Goju-Ryu Karate, and 4th Dan in Shotokan Karate. Awarded the grade of ‘Tashi’ (Expert) by the World Kobudo Federation for his Skill, Knowledge, and Proficiency.