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Dean Goldade
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Hello,
I am Dean Goldade. I began my journey as a kid first in boxing with my Dad and wrestling in school. In 72 I caught the martial arts bug watching Bruce Lee. I have trained and taught martial arts and combatives for the majority of my life. I enjoy seeing other approaches to the arts and combatives and try to absorb what’s useful. Some systems have a lot of useful stuff and sometimes not so much.. I like the SDC approach and the Keep it simple mindset. I have learned hundreds of techniques over the years, and will only use a handful when rubber hits the road.. I love the mindset, the reality in action and expectations. I enjoy working the material and once I feel I have a good handle on it, I will think more seriously about becoming an instructor.. In a nutshell.. This is good shit, and I am enjoying it.. :-)