Fr. Dr. Jacob John, in addition to being a member of the clergy, is a master in various Oriental Martial arts like Karate, Kung Fu, Kick Boxing, Kalari, Judo, etc. He is also a proficient Healer and a Trainer in many of ancient Healing arts, Pranic healing being his prominent method.
Fr. Jacob John is also a authorized teacher and mentor of Pranic Healing. He started Chaithanya Healing and Training Centre, a charity organisation, with the purpose and aim of healing the wounded and needy. Until now, countless have been offered healing for the physical and emotional wounds and are leading peaceful lives in many parts of the world.
In his childhood, he was inducted to a martial arts school run by his cousin. Jacob's training continued for years and later he acquired Black Belt in Karate. Later, Jacob joined the Seminary and after long years of training was anointed a priest.
After obtaining the Black Belt degree, he started teaching Karate lessons for those who wished to learn the art. Now he is a 6th Dan black belt, and his aim, then and now, has been to inculcate discipline and self-confidence in both children and adults. His methods, hard work, mentoring and 33 years of search, have resulted in the elegant transformation of many disciples and have carved out excellent citizens for the modern world.