OUR TEAM OF INSTRUCTORS
Jake was born in Kota Bharu, Kelantan, right by the border of Thailand. With decades of experience in the art of Muay Thai, Jake is now a Khan-12 (Kru) ranked Muay Thai instructor (highest rank in Malaysia), a Level-3 Certified Muay Thai Sport Specific Coach and a Level-2 Certified Muay Thai Personal Trainer under WMC and IFMA. Jake is also a WAKO Certified Kickboxing Coach, Judge & Jury and a Muay Thai Master Trainer & Examiner for Malaysian Muaythai Association (PMM) with Coaching License-A and Level-3 Sports Science Certification from National Sports Council (MSN). Jake has also accumulated over a decade of international coaching experience including Australia, UK & more.
Resident Coach for Muay Thai & Fitness
Vincent was born in Subang Jaya, Selangor and is a protégé of head coach, Jake. He is actively competing in Muay Thai & Kickboxing under the Sharks Muay Thai banner and has been on a 20-fight undefeated win streak ever since Jake took him in. Vincent is currently signed to ONE Championship and he is the 54kg Champion of WMF Super Muay Championship and River Muaythai Championship. He is also a Gold Medalist for Malaysia's National Muaythai Tournament in 2019 and 2021. Vincent is a WMC & IFMA Certified Muay Thai Sports Specific Coach (Level-1) and Muay Thai Personal Trainer (Level-1) and also, a WAKO Certified Kickboxing Coach, Judge & Jury.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & MMA Coach
Mohd Fouzein was born and raised in Malacca and he is widely onsidered the pioneer in Malaysia's MMA community. Fouzein started out with no formal training and lost his first couple of fights until he started training with head coach Jake. Since then, Fouzein has had an extension fighting career, having competed for ONE Championship, Kunlun Fight China, K-OZ Bragging Rights Australia and many more. He is currently a Purple Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) with multiple gold medals from across the globe, including IBJJF Japan and IBJJF Manila. Also a proud owner of his own team, Affinity MMA, Fouzein is actively competing in MMA, Muay Thai and everything else you can name.
Assistant Coach for Muay Thai & Fitness
Kai Tze was born and raised in Subang Jaya, Selangor and is also a protégé of head coach, Jake. He is actively competing in Muay Thai & Kickboxing under the Sharks Muay Thai banner. Since he made his shift to train with Sharks Muay Thai and head coach Jake, Kai Tze has been on a 15-fight undefeated win streak with a 90% finishing rate via elbows and knees. Kai Tze is the 72kg Champion for Singapore Fighting Championship (SFC), 70kg Champion for Segamat Muaythai Championship and 75KG Champion for F-3 Championship. Kai Tze is currently pursuing his coaching certifications while being mentored by head coach, Jake.
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 a WMC World Champion. Our head coach Jake was very lucky to have had Watcharachai mentoring him throughout his competition and coaching career. More than a decade has gone by and they have both not looked back since.