I am an acknowledged master speaker and educator and a teacher of ancient wisdom made practical for contemporary global society who entertains and educates audiences and groups by presenting the notions of what the ancient masters meant. Book titles include Musashi's Book of Five RIngs, Sun Tzu's Art of War, Lao Tzu's Living Tao, Sword in the Boardroom, and the Hanshi David Mann action/adventure series.
I am the founder of Self-Revealization Acceptance, the first modern reality facilitation concept founded in 1993 and is recognized throughout the world as unique and original.
An authority on negotiation, management, motivation training, personal development, and spiritual ascension technique, I provide functional solutions that empower audiences to turn all challenges, real and imaginary, emanating from the worlds of business, military, and personal endeavor into viable opportunity by demonstrating definitive working techniques that bring about advantageous results. My books have been translated into many languages, including: French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Polish, and Chinese.
Acknowledged as Shodai Soke, a true founding father of American karate, and one of the world's most honored martial arts masters and teachers, I was elected to the title and rank of Hanshi, 10th Dan, the most prestigious accomplishment in the martial arts world in 1991 by international peer associations. As well, I have been awarded the prestigious Platinum Lifetime Achievement Cup and Hall of Fame Martial Arts Writer of the Year three times along with the unprecedented International Martial Arts Assn. award as Distinguished Grandmaster and Educator.
A career starting in the 1950's while in the United States Air Force includes teaching and practical experience with law enforcement agencies, NYC Board of Education, Dept. for the Aging, litigation firms, marketing groups, colleges, corporations, community centers, and private schools. Widely sought out as a teacher for the new millennium, I have appeared on radio and TV, lectured and taught at Brooklyn College, Wainwright House, The Learning Annex, Cablevision networks, Madison Square Garden TV, NYC Board of Education, etc. Entrepreneurial business experience includes seven years as CEO of a commercial collection corporation and seven years as CEO of a computer networking/data firm. I now spend my time traveling, teaching, writing, and producing Hanshi's World cable TV show.
Norman Mailer, Ernest Hemingway, Nietzsche, Ayn Rand, Mickey Spillane, Jack Kerouac, Lao Tzu, Sun Tzu, Miyamoto Musashi
Cherry Blossoms for Children - Life Lessons to Grow By, Mastering Okinawan Sai, Art of the Zen Swordmaster, The Hanshi's Guide to Ultimate Self-Defense, Life Force Energy Healing Exercises, The Art of Business, Haiku of the Rings
Hanshi Warrior Press, Tuttle Publishing
Jazz and tenor saxophone
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