Grandmaster Dave Wheaton is in the Martial Arts Hall of Fame and has been teaching various forms of Martial Arts for 50 years.
In this 805conversation he covers a wide range of topics beginning with how he first learned self-defense. Dave has been nurturing his entrepreneurial spirit his entire life and has become a student of ‘how to teach’, both in martial arts and as a flight instructor. The conversation’s geography goes from Connecticut to Hawaii to Santa Barbara.
This is a fascinating discussion with a man who has over 30,000 hours on the mat. Malcolm Gladwell says we need 10,000 to be an expert. Now you know why he has the title, Grandmaster.
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Dave is the co-founder of Martial Arts Family Fitness, with his wife Melodee Meyer. Their KUT program has consistently won the Best Of award from the Santa Barbara Independent.