David is the head coach of our kickboxing program here at AVT and he teaches the Dutch style of Muay Thai kickboxing, which he learnt whilst living and training in Holland, that was made famous by fighters such as Ramon Dekkers.
David was the former UK #1 in K1 at 86kg and was ranked #6 by the WBC World Rankings. With a record of 23-5 he has held the ISKA English title, the Ringmaster title and the Contender promotions K1 title.
As well as traveling back and forth to Holland for 8 years to train at the famous Mikes gym and Meijiro gym, he has also trained with top UK heavyweight Daniel Sam and fought for the legendary Bad Company gym in Leeds which has produced many high level Muay Thai fighters.
Joining the team at AVT in September of 2017, he has brought his style of kickboxing to MMA with great success, proving this as he cornered Marc Diakiese in the UFC as he demolished Joe Duffy with boxing and low kicks. David specialises in this K1 style ans striking for MMA and is available for private lessons.