Jake was born in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, right by the border of Thailand. Since a little child, Jake has been exposed to the art of Muay Thai or Tomoi, thanks to his father who was a Muay Thai trainer himself. Jake speaks fluent English, Malay, Mandarin, Hokkien and Teochew and has accumulated over a decade of international coaching experience including Australia, UK, Singapore and more. Jake currently holds the highest Muay Thai Instructor rank in Malaysia with a Khan 12 Grade (Kru) from World Muaythai Council (WMC). Under the accreditation of World Muaythai Council (WMC) and International Federation of Muaythai Associations (IFMA), he is also a Level-3 Certified Muay Thai Sport Specific Coach and a Level-2 Certified Muay Thai Personal Trainer. Jake is also a Certified Kickboxing Coach, Judge & Jury as accredited by World Association of Kickboxing Organizations (WAKO). He is also a Muay Thai Master Trainer and a Muay Thai Master Examiner for Malaysian Muaythai Association (PMM). On top of that, Jake currently holds a License B with a Level-2 Certification in Sports Science from Malaysian National Coaching Academy (AKK) and National Sports Council (MSN). Jake specialises in Muay Thai, Kickboxing, MMA and Boxing.
Resident Coach for Muay Thai & Fitness
Vincent was born in Subang Jaya, Selangor and he speaks fluent English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Malay. He is currently actively competing for Sharks Muay Thai and he is trained personally by head coach, Jake. Since Head Coach Jake took Vincent under his wings, Vincent has been on a 20-fight undefeated win streak. Vincent is currently signed to the prestigious ONE Championship promotion and he is also the 54kg Champion of WMF Super Muay Championship, River Muaythai Championship and Jalan Kebun Muaythai Challenge. Vincent is a World Muaythai Council (WMC) Level-1 Certified Muay Thai Personal Trainer and a World Association of Kickboxing Organizations (WAKO) Certified Kickboxing Coach, Judge & Jury.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & MMA Coach
Mohd Fouzein was born in the historical state of Malacca and he speaks fluent English and Malay. Considered a pioneer in Malaysia's Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Fouzein began his fighting career with no formal training and lost his first few fights until he met Head Coach Jake. Since training with Jake, Fouzein has had an extension fighting career, having competed for the prestigious ONE Championship promotion, Kunlun Fight China, K-OZ Bragging Rights Australia and many more. He also has a Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) and has racked up multiple gold medals from BJJ tournaments across the globe, including IBJJF Japan and IBJJF Manila. Fouzein is currently actively competing and representing Sharks Muay Thai and his very own team, Affinity Mixed Martial Arts Malacca.
Assistant Coach for Muay Thai & Fitness
Kai Tze was born in Subang Jaya, Selangor and he speaks fluent English, Mandarin, Cantonese and Malay. He is currently actively competing for Sharks Muay Thai and he is trained personally by head coach, Jake. Since his professional debut, Kai Tze has been on a 10-fight undefeated win streak with a 90% finishing rate. Kai Tze is a 72kg Champion for Singapore Fighting Championship (SFC).
Muay Thai Grandmaster & Advisor
Watcharachai Kaewsamrit is a true legend in the sport of Muay Thai. Watcharachai is known to be one of the most technical fighters from the 1990s and was awarded the prestigious Fighter of the Year Award in the year 2000. He went undefeated for almost 2 years while competing against the best of the very best in Lumpinee Stadium and Rajadamnern Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand. Watcharachai was a multiple time Rajadamnern Stadium champion and also a WMC World Champion. Head Coach Jake was very lucky to have had the opportunity to act as an Assistant Coach to Watcharachai Kaewsamrit himself. Watcharachai then took Jake under his wings. A decade has gone by and they have not looked back since.