Dai Master Rafael Nieto is the pivotal link in the unbroken warrior line of martial arts that has led to the founding of Niedō. He trained originally with Meiji Suzuki, who first brought convincing and effective martial arts to the UK from Japan, with a complete system that blended the best of Samurai traditions with Western culture.
Dai Master Raf is four times British WAKO Champion as well as World and European WAKO Champion. He was Technical Director of the National College of Karate and British Team Coach. He won the Henry Cooper Award for 2012 in recognition of his contribution to the inspiration and development of young people.
So when you come to Niedō, you know you're getting the real thing.