Master William Cuttler has over 35 years of Martial Arts teaching, training and instructional experience. He began the study of Martial Arts at the age of 4 under the instruction of Grand Master Dave Wheaton in Seymour, Connecticut. A perpetual student of the Martial Arts, Master Cuttler developed the Dynamic Hapkido Defense curriculum to increase the efficiency in streamlining a self -defense education that is built around one’s ability to develop improvisation skills versus muscle memory and repetition. Master Cuttler brings a REAL approach to every class with scenario training and improvised drills. A 8th degree Black Belt in Hapkido, Master Cuttler currently holds 5 black belts of different styles and ranks in 6 other forms of Martial Arts. He has successfully owned and operated schools in Connecticut, Vermont, and Maine. Master Cuttler is a specialist in Close Quarters Combat and delivers instruction at a level of maximum comprehension for any student at various levels. He keeps his students engaged with humor, integrity, sincerity, and companion. He has held several titles for both National and International organizations.
Master Cuttler lives in Gray with his family and super dogs Waylon and Cash, and his step cat Po. A former medic and RN, Master Cuttler is always finding new ways to stay engaged with the community. He can often be found hiking the local trails or spending time on Sebago with family and friends. Master Cuttler is available for private lessons, personal development consultations, seminars, and private group instruction by appointment.