Deutsch Pu'u Sr a.k.a. SIBAK Dee or Coach Dee
Born in Landstuhl Germany raised in American Samoa. Dee grew up Fishing, Hunting, and fighting.
Coach Dee is a US Army (retired) Combat Veteran with a total of 9 combat tours.
Coach Dee started his journey in Martial Arts at the age of 4, training in Boxing under his late father who was at the time an assistant National Boxing Team coach in American Samoa, simultaneously he was also training in Sil Lum Kungfu under Master Sunako Simi.
Dee is a former World Champ in Kickboxing, Muay Thai, and MMA. He is a 2nd Degree Black Belt in KAJUKENBO under the tutelage of Professor Joseph Solis, and Grandmaster Bill Sills. He is also a former training and sparring partner to former Undisputed World Boxing Champion Wladimir Klitschko. He began his career as an amateur Boxer racking up multiple Amateur Championships to include American Samoa Jr National Champion, American Samoa National Championship, Hawaii State Boxing Champ, multiple US Army Europe boxing Championships, multiple US Armed Forces Europe Boxing Championships, US Army All Army Boxing Champion, US Armed Forces boxing Silver medalist. He is also a former member of the US Army World Class Athlete Program (WCAP) where he was under the tutelage of former Team USA Boxing Head Coach Basheer Abdullah.
Coach Dee began his career in pro MMA, Kickboxing and Muay Thai in Honolulu Hawaii after he placed 3rd in the 2003 Western Olympic Boxing Trials in Bakersfield California. He was signed by the world renown "K1" kickboxing organization based out of Japan and was able to travel the world to fight in Europe and Asia. Dee is also known as the "Godfather of MMA" in American Samoa, in 2009 Dee created a local nonprofit MMA gym and introduced the sport in his home of American Samoa where he taught pro bono and promoted the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. In 2010 while He was teaching MMA at another one of his Non-Profit gyms in Waipahu Hawaii, he was commended, recognized and awarded by the then Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle for his work.
In July 2017 and after many years of No-Gi Jiujitsu he finally started training in a Gi in Brazilian Jiujitsu and is currently a Purple belt under the tutelage of Professor Gaspar Agabin and Senior Professor Walter Vital.
Born and raised on the valley isle Maui, Hawaii. He grew up body boarding, snorkeling/ diving, fishing and camping.
His martial arts experience includes :
Blue shirt / intermediate wing chun practitioner under sifu Daniel Garcia. Began training no gi jiu jitsu with professor travis pennington of nova uniao in 2000 then moved to vegas in 2004 and started training under john lewis under nova uniao at j-sect martial arts. In 2006 he began training with Marc Laimon and received his blue belt, then began teaching as kids bjj instructor and boxing coach. He stayed with cobra kai for almost 5 years. Then he started teaching kids and adults Jiu Jitsu and mma at Striking Unlimited under Ken Hahn. In 2011 he started training under Professor Robert Drysdale and received his purple belt under him. Before leaving, Gaspar was kids head instructor at an affiliate school Excel Defense Studios. In July 2015 he started training under Walter "Cascao" Vital, and in December 17th, 2018 Gaspar was promomoted to Black Belt by Walter Vital under the "Cascao Jiu Jitsu" association.