Judo in 1983, Kung-Fu and Wing Chun in 1984-88, Kickboxing in 1988-89 and then in Ninjutsu in 1988 under the Wayne Roy dojo's. In 1993, he began training under the instruction of Andrew Macdonald, who had just arrived back in Australia, after living and training in Japan for over 5 years.
In 1999, Peter then moved to Japan to work and train with Grandmaster Dr. Masaaki Hatsumi. For 5 years, Peter trained with Hatsumi-sensei, Nagato-sensei, Noguchi-sensei and many other great Shihan from Japan, and instructors from all countries around the world. He is one of few Australian instructors who has lived and trained in Japan. He returned back to Australia in late 2003, and has been teaching Australia's Special Forces Operations Group and also to the general public at various venues. He regularly returns to Japan to train and to stay up to date with the current practices as taught by the Grandmaster.