He has trained in Martial Arts since he was 11 years old. Initially starting in Boxing he went on to join a couple of traditional Martial Art styles at 14 before settling on Spirit Combat obtaining the rank of 1st Degree Black Belt. Upon moving to Glasgow he studied Jeet Kune Do and Filipino Martial Arts for around 10 years until his return to Crawley. Once back South he started training with the great Bob Breen and has now been with Guru Bob for around 15 years enjoying the priviledge of being one of his instructors. He has also trained in other arts such as Judo and Brazilian Jujitsu which saw him recently train for four months in Thailand. Finally he has trained in numerous reality based systems as this is a particularly favourite area of his.
He started training in Jeet Kune Do and Filipino Martial Arts 10 years ago with Jason. Scott took to the Arts quickly and naturally developing rapidly. This led to Scott obtaining his Black belt under Guro Bob Breen three years ago. As both business and training partner to Jason he is an incredibly invaluable member of the team as well as a great coach.
He has been at The Forge for nearly 12 years now and is our own resident black belt. He is a great all rounder and a great coach. Students enjoy learning from Dave especialy beginners.
He is the go to man for fitness training and nutrition. He currently holds a Level 2 Gym Instructor and Level 3 Personal Trainer qualifications. On top of these he holds further qualifications as both a Kettle Bell and Circuit training instructor. Finally he is an instructor in Nutrition.