Mr. Tuohy started martial arts in 1977 attaining a brown belt in wado-ryu karate in 1980. He moved to Canada in 1981 and began his training in Taekwon-Do in 1986. He joined Tecumseh in 1987, attaining his 1st degree black belt in 1993. He was one of the founding members of Chinook Taekwon-Do, along with Master Moretti in 1994. Together, they ran the University of Calgary/Chinook Taekwon-Do club until amalgamating with Tecumseh in 2005. Mr. Tuohy attained his 6th degree black belt from Kwan Jang Nim Stanley in 2013, and he also holds a brown belt in jujitsu.