Master Nancarrow was born in Royal Oak, Michigan in 1951. He began studying under Grandmaster Peter Rose in Portsmouth, NH in 1975. He received his 1st Degree Black Belt certification on 10/12/1980, and became a 2nd Degree Black Belt Disciple of Grandmaster Rose on 06/2/1997.
He received his 3rd Degree Black Belt promotion 10/16/2004, and his 4th Degree Black Belt 10/12/2012.
Mr. Nancarrow received his 5th Degree Black Belt Master level promotion from the Governing Council of C&S Self Defense Association on May 16, 2013 at the C&S Self Defense Association's Master Candidate Review.
Mr. Nancarrow graduated from the University of Wisconsin in January of 1975. He managed electronic and food retail stores for 35 years. He and his wife, Christina, ran their own quilt and furniture store business in Northwood, NH for many years.
Master Nancarrow operated the Northwood School of Self Defense while living in New Hampshire, and now continues teaching in Altamonte Springs, Florida where he and his wife moved to in 2013.