M Stuart Gavin

M Stuart Gavin

The Scott's!  M Stuart Gavin and Adam Illidge

The Scott's!  M Stuart Gavin and Adam Illidge

Master Stuart Gavin, Scottish Budo Assoc.

Master Stuart Gavin, Scottish Budo Assoc.

Master Gavin & GM Chamberlain

Master Gavin & GM Chamberlain

M Stuart Gavin

Master Stuart Gavin has been involved in the martial arts for over 30 years, starting his training in Shotokan during the early 1980's.  He currently lives in Inverness, Scottland (Yes, that's correct, right next to Loch Ness and the Loch Ness monster!)

He is the founder of the Scottish Budo Association and currently teaches classes in Kempo, Ju-Jitsu, No Gi Grappling, Wing Chun, Iaido and Arnis.

Stuart has taught at 3 of Grand Master Al Tracy's "Gathering of Eagles", including the 2013 event when he was inducted into the Kenpo Hall of Fame and was certified as a Kempo Ambassador.

Stuart holds a level 4 professional teaching qualification and his company provides government regulated training for security operatives in the UK.

His specialties include teaching Personal Security, Threat Awareness, Close Quarter Combat and First Aid to Bodyguards and Close Protective Operatives.

Stuart is a qualified hypnosis and NLP Master Trainer, he offers courses to martial artists and school owners in hypnosis, NLP, life coaching, meditation and counselling skills.

He taught at the 2016 "Last Man Standing" event honoring GGM Al Tracy and is a welcome addition to this years GOE instructor roster.  He and his students will be in full highland gear at the Saturday night's GOE dinner and Hall of Fame event, kilts and all!

Master Gavin teaches a fun and friendly class that all martial artists would enjoy, come and get some highland training at the 2017 Gathering of Eagles in Dallas, Texas