MTM the Story begins ...
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1973 - Doc was 10 years old, he was a fat and obese kid and his friend said he had girl boobs WHY ?? Doc started to play American Football & did so for 7 years and he fell in love with contact sports.
1975 - Doc was inspired by some Jr. High Class mates to join them in American Olympic wrestling so he did in a school league for 2 years. He lost his first match, he was still losing weight, started to lift weights but he knew wrestling just was his sport so he moved on to Boxing watch Ali the Butterfly.
1977 - Doc got serious about Filipino/American Boxing. But he started to get head aches so he started to do Karate & Kung Fu. Loved the Martial Art but wanted some hard contact.
1978 - Doc became an instructor and fighter in Bok Fu full contact Martial Arts. He was good fighter because of his Ring Boxing experience.
1981 - Doc graduated from High School but dis-located his right knee in a football game; this stopped him playing for sure. Started to focus on Martial Arts and healing his knee by teaching Tai-Chi and Yoga stretching.
1982 - Doc got involved in a College Martial Arts group for 2 years. They mainly did Japanese Karate and Judo. He loved the combat parts of Judo; how to fall but again he did not like hitting the MAT over and over again !! LOL. ;-)
1984-1988 - Doc had a chance to join an Army A-Team and he was a part-time Army Special Forces AirBorne support person. He won awards in leadership & fitness. He was in the best shape of his life & his knee was a 100% he thought ??
1989-1992 - Doc started to do Taekwondo and California Kickboxing. Did a fight against a light heavy weight CA Champ and got KO'd in the first round by a short quick hook punch !!
1990 - Coach Doc started CKC - Concord Kickboxing Club and began training everyday in American Kickboxing and some Muay Thai which he really did not know ... krab !!
1993 - Coach Doc beat the CA Champ he lost to and won an IKKC CA championship at 172 lbs. He then got more into his training, learning Muay Thai and teaching new students.
1994 - Khru Doc became a Muay Thai Jr. Instructor under Khru VUT Kamnark a Thailand College Muay Thai Teacher. Khru VUT started United World Muay Thai Association = UWMTA and had an amazing Team all over the USA.
1996 - Khru Doc became a Muay Thai Instructor under Khru VUT Kamnark UWMTA. Doc's Son Dj and his wife Zina also became Jr. Instructors in UWMTA.
2000 - Khru Doc became one of four Senior Instructors in UWMTA, his school/gym started to grow and now he was teaching full on the Thailand style of Muay Thai.
2003 - Khru Doc joined the Correctional Police Officer Dept. and at the Academy he won leadership awards from his fellow student/officers and the senior officer teachers.
2004 - Khru Doc closed CKC, moved to a different City and began working at San Quentin CA State prison. That year Doc's knee slipped OUT and he got ACL Knee Surgery in his right knee that he dis-located in 1981.
2004 and 2005 - Khru Doc did a his first and second trip [2nd with his wife Zina] and they had an amazing experience in Thailand and learned a whole new side of Muay Thai.
2006 - Khru Doc sold everything in the USA and moved to Thailand to work with Mr. Wong Fairtex which opened the largest Muay Thai Fitness Resort in Pattaya Thailand. Khru Doc did his first Muay Thai fight in Thailand against a big Dutch guy and got 12 stitches in his forehead.
2010 - Khru Doc was Certified as a Thailand Khru from the Muay Thai College and the Khru Associations group in Thailand. This was by Khru VUT's teacher = Aajaan DEJ and this again was a first for America and for Khru Doc as a humble Thailand teacher.
2011 - Khru Doc and Coach Zina opened a Muay Thai Fight & Fitness Gym in AoNang Krabi South Thailand. They worked with the Official and biggest Provincial Muay Thai Stadium in South Thailand Krabi. Khru Doc and Coach Zina we promoters, announcers and trainers at the Stadium. Khru Doc did a Village fight in AoNang Krabi, PiPi Island and 2 fights in Phuket Island Stadium. Khru Doc and Coach Zina have had amazing Muay Thai experiences all over Thailand ... krab !!
2020 - Khru Doc and Coach Zina are moving back to the USA to re-connect with family and to set up a new base for the MTM activities, training and teaching.
They have over 25 years of Muay Thai experience and are excited about sharing and teaching MTM Curriculum to those who would love to teach and share with the world ... krab !! ;-)
2023 - Khru Doc will be 60 yrs young !!
He still has a dream to do a fight at the AoNang Krabi Provincial Stadium. He has been blessed by the One True Creator on how to live LIFE to the FULL. Subscribe to the MTM info Emails and you will hear about this Fight !!
Today - Khru Doc teaches his MTM Muay Thai College Curriculum all over the world to those who want to learn his "Skill Sets" which are his best of the best tech.'s of his Life in Muay Thai focusing on the Muay Thai Thailand College Curriculum by Khru VUT and Aajaan Dej. He teaches Muay Thai is Thailand and most people do not know that or teach that especially in the USA.
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