Andrew has been learning Aikido from Colin Hackett Sensei (6th Dan Shidoin) on the Central Coast since 2003. He was awarded 3rd Dan in 2015 and Fukushidoin in 2013.
Andrew has travelled many times to Japan and New Zealand and also to New Caledonia, England and the United States to train in Aikido. Andrew also teaches Aikido and Iaido at the Central Coast Aikikai Niagara Park Dojo.
Andrew has a Working with Children Check and Senior First Aid Certificate.