François Bourbeau began to practice karate in 1979. He joined the Canadian Armed Forces in August 1988 and flew to British Columbia for the Boot Camp. After which he returned to Quebec and joined the KTK dojo where he continued his journey to the black belt. He then became an instructor in 2011 to share his passion with children from 6 to 15 years old. François is particularly interested in Budo philosophy and traditional karate for personal development, body control and movement efficiency.