David Quinlan, Founder and School Director
7th Degree Black Belt, Kempo-Jujitsu Under Master Steve Shover
2nd Degree Black Belt, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Professor Julio Fernandez
2nd Degree Black Belt, Arnis de Mano under Grandmaster Remy Presas
Instructor, Wing Chun Kung Fu under Sifu Dan Leahy
45+ years training
Sensei Quinlan began martial arts training in 1977, began teaching in 1984. Holds a 7th degree Black belt in Kempo-Jujitsu, 2nd degree Black Belt in Arnis, the Filipino art of stick and knife fighting, 2nd Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, is an instructor of Wing Chun Kung Fu, a style that has no belt ranking system. Opened the Martial Way Self-Defense Center in 1988.
He has trained several successful competitors in Mixed Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kick-boxing, and Karate Point-Fighting.
He is a certified personal trainer specializing in combat fitness training.
David Quinlan has dedicated his entire adult life to the study, practice, and teaching, of the Martial Arts. He created Bushintai-Do, a non-violent synthesis of various traditional martial arts skills designed for school-age children, in 2001. He developed the ThinkSafe self-defense program, as a means to teach practical self-defense strategies to those unable to commit to long-term training. The founder and head instructor at Martial Way, he still enjoys working with all ages and skill levels.
“My mission is to help others help themselves through martial arts training. Please feel free to contact me with any questions you might have. Martial Way offers a variety of programs for a variety of people, needs, and situations. If we don’t offer the program you are looking for, I consider it my job to help you find someone that does.”