He has practiced freestyle karate and kickboxing since 1998, instructed since 2004 and taught privately since 2006. He graded for his 1st Dan black belt under Gareth Lloyd Evans (5th Dan) in 2003, his 2nd Dan black belt under Tom Hibbert (7th Dan) in May 2006, his 3rd Dan black belt under Tom Hibbert (7th Dan) in December 2009, and his 4th Dan black belt under Brian Beck (8th Dan) in January 2014.
David has experience in Karate, Boxing, Kickboxing and Jujitsu. He has competed in numerous British National Championships since 2003 in the minus 80KG weight categories, and attends regular seminars to increase his knowledge in martial arts and fitness.
David is the owner of Elemental Fitness and Elemental Kickboxing Academy. He graduated in Sports, Health, and Nutrition (BSc Hons) at Leeds University and has experience of teaching kickboxing to special needs children and young people.