The White Lotus Temple was founded by Brian K Leishman in 1995. Mr. Leishman was born in North Bay, Ontario, Canada on April 14th, 1954. He has spent many years indulging his curiosity about education, eastern philosophy, martial arts, and more. He is a martial arts master who focuses on self-development, personal mastery, and the science of unarmed combat. Mr. Leishman hosts several websites and has been writing martial art articles since 1995. He is the founder of the White Lotus System of Unarmed Combat®. Mr. Leishman created this system of martial arts in 1980 for the purpose of sharing the ideologies and practices associated with the “New Evolution of Martial Arts“.