Philippe Proulx began practicing traditional Shotokan karate at the age of seven. With 15 years of continuous practice, he was part of an elite team. During these years, he participated in numerous provincial, national and international competitions in which he reached the podium several times. His biggest feat was to participate in the ITKF World Championship in Italy in 2000. He began teaching karate to school children 5 years ago. He loves to transmit his passion for martial arts that is not limited to the technical aspect, but also to the Japanese philosophy of self-defense in a spirit of non-violence.