Dave has been involved with IMPACT since 2012 as a suited instructor. With 20 years experience in self defense, he is passionate about the unique experience provided through IMPACT training. Finding one’s inner strength and practicing in realistic scenarios are the most important tenants of Dave’s self defense philosophy. Working as a suited instructor with IMPACT, he helps students learn empowered verbal and physical techniques and practice them full force in a safe environment.

Dave has been all over the world learning and teaching self defense. He has trained in multiple martial arts, including Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Kickboxing, and Judo, for over 20 years and has worked with everyone from 4 year old children to police and military organizations. You can always find him close to the mats. When not spending time with his family you can find Dave teaching and taking Jiu Jitsu classes, or cheering his teammates at competitions.