Loki “Tricky Dog” Jörgenson


Loki Jörgenson began his martial training in Shorinjiryu Kenyukai karatedo in 1983 under sensei Ken Fuller.  Achieving shodan rank, Loki went on to train in a variety of other arts including non-classical Wing Chun and Eight Animal Ba Gua (sifu Eric Tuttle) before encountering the Filipino martial arts in 1988 in Montreal.
Loki then began training in Pekiti-Tirsia System of Kali with Mandala Tuhon Philip Gelinas in Montreal, achieving lakan guro in 1992, and has continuously trained in Pekiti-Tirsia Kali ever since. He has trained in the Philippines and at seminars in N.America with the grandmaster of Pekiti-Tirsia Grand Tuhon Leo T. Gaje, jr. and as well with Tuhon William McGrath, Tuhon Tim Waid, Tuhon Leslie Buck, and Magino’o Guro Dan Inosanto.
In addition, Loki has trained and attained instructor ranking in pencak silat Gadjah Putih Jati Wisesa (under maha guru Roedy Wiranatakusumah), Pencak Silat Mande Muda (under guru Philip Gelinas, guru Dan Inosanto, guru Leslie Buck), Lacoste/Inosanto kali (under guro Dan Inosanto, Guro Philip Gelinas), Jun Fan/Jeet Kune Do (under Sifu Philip Gelinas, sifu Dan Inosanto), Krabi Krabong Buddhai Sawan (under Ajahn Stephen Wilson) and Dog Brothers Martial Arts (under Philip “Sled Dog” Gelinas, Marc “Crafty Dog” Denny).  He has fought numerous times at the Dog Brothers’ Gathering of the Pack in Los Angeles and in Canada, and achieved Dog Brothers fighter status, taking the name “Tricky Dog”.
Loki Jörgenson is currently the founder and chief instructor of maelstrøm Martial Arts in Vancouver, BC, Canada