Teaching Experience: 11 years with USSD Santa Barbara / Goleta
Mantra: “I believe in everything; Nothing is sacred. I believe in nothing; Everything is sacred.”
Bio: A martial arts enthusiast for most of his life, Sensei David never felt he accomplished the skill and knowledge he sought until years later, after college, he joined United studios of Self Defense soon after his chief instructor opened the Santa Barbara studio. During the first 4 years of his training, Sensei David not only enjoyed being the “first locally grown black belt” but also went on to join and graduate from USSD SB’s Instructor Academy. Now a 2nd degree black belt, Sensei David has been an instructor at USSD Goleta, since it opened in 2004. Still on the journey for martial skill and knowledge, Sensei David does his best to pass his experience on to students in order to help them understand the difference between just doing martial arts and gaining value from it.