|Holds a Nidan in Tae Kwon Do from the American TKD Association with more than
9 years training; took first class in Vee-jitsu in November of 1999; then began to study
regularly in May of 2000; as studied other arts, such as Hapkido, Aiki jiu-jitsu;
Kempo, and Brazilian Ju-jitsu; has been an instructor of TKD and Vee-jitsu.
|2002 – received Shodan (First Black) in Vee-jitsu from Jim Roma, Kudan|
|2004 – received Nidan (Second Black) in Vee-jitsu from Jim Roma, Kudan|
|2005 – received Sandan (Third Black) in Vee-jitsu from Jim Roma, Kudan|
|2009 -- received Yodan [Fourth Black; also called Yondan] from Jim Roma, Kudan|
Sensei Lance has continued to train and to teach.
He has also achieved high instructor level in the Filipino stick style called Balintawak. He has been trained by
well-known Balintawak instructor, Dr. Patrick Schmitt and personally trained and tested by
Grand Master, Bobby Taboada.
2015 -- received Godan in the Vee Arts (Fifth Black; Professor) from Jim Roma, Kudan
2018 -- received Shichidan in the Vee Arts (Seventh Black) from Jim Roma, Kudan