Venezuelan karate practitioner known for success in kata tournaments. He gained a silver medal within the 2010 and 2012 Globe Championships and includes a well-documented rivalry with Italian karateka Luca Valdesi. He procedures Shito-ryu karate. He started training at age five and began contending when he was nine. He educated with Shoko Sato, who was simply the very first Japanese sensei to instruct in Venezuela. Although his achievement and worldwide renown has result from kata, he initial started contending in kumite, a more combat-based type of competition. Both of his parents applied karate and he’s stated that he started emulating his dad also before he began schooling. He and Kazuyoshi Ishii both became known because of their karate prowess.