"The Kings College Karate Club feels very much like home to me"
Philipp starting training more than 10 years ago, while at university in Germany.
“Martial arts has been a significant part of my life ever since”.
He has been teaching for more than five years, having passed his 1st dan in 2008. Philipp has taught regularly at King’s College London, University of London Union, and the Royal Academy of Music.
His main interest is in self-defence applications, especially grappling and ground fighting.
Outside of the dojo
Philipp holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics and works for an engineering consultancy on several European research projects, covering robotics, maritime safety and anti-piracy.
“The Kings College Karate Club feels very much like home to me. Apart from excellent karate training, it offers a whole social life and the opportunity to meet lots of interesting people.”