Instructors

Head Instructor, Muay Thai of Colorado

Oscar is undoubtedly a world class Muay Thai instructor with over 20 years of experience.  Starting at the age of 15 Oscar immediately fell in love with the sport and culture of Muay Thai.  This love for the sport is what makes him uniquely different.  His background started at Muay Thai Academy of America where he trained under the watchful eye of Kru...

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Assistant Instructor, Muay Thai of Colorado

Jessica met Oscar outside of the gym almost a decade ago just before mixed martial arts became the mainstream sport it is today.  Her love for Muay Thai began from watching the other students and seeing directly the impact it had on their lives.  It wasn’t long after meeting Oscar that she decided to jump in to class and try it out.  She admits she...

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Assistant Instructor, Muay Thai of Colorado

Jonathon is the newest member of our instructor team and heads the Parker school as the main instructor. Jonathon joins the instructor team with a background in education and is currently studying Personal Training and Nutrition.  Jonathon has been training under the direction of Kru Oscar for the last 3 years and recently picked up BJJ in pursuit of an MMA career...

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Assistant Instructor, Muay Thai of Colorado

James has been training under Khun Kru Oscar at Muay Thai of Colorado for over 5 years.  James is passionate about keeping the Thai tradition alive.  James picked up the sport rather quickly and carries a few successful fights and wins under his belt.  With great attention to detail James is truly a technical fighter and has that special ability to help...

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Head Instructor, Colorado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy

David Ruiz is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt under Professor Rigan Machado.David is the founder of Colorado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy. David started his training in Los Angeles, California, under Rorion, Royce, and Helio Gracie. This is where he was specifically taught how to instruct the art of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, by literally putting in thousands of hours. David...

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Assistant Instructor, Colorado Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy | Muay Thai of Colorado

Professor Nobuo Yagai has been studying martial arts since he was six years old, beginning his training with Kendo, also known as Samurai swordsmanship. At 16, he began to study full-contact karate under world Kyokushin champion Makato Nakamura. In order to deepen his study and understanding of karate, he traveled throughout Asia, training with some of the world...

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