Kru Grant believes in a” hands on” approach with his students and athletes. For him, the martial arts is not just a business, it is a passion and a calling and looks forward to the opportunity to share his knowledge and love of martial arts.
■Kru Muay(Instructorship) – M.T.I.A (Muay Thai International Association)
■Brown Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Saulo Ribeiro
■Virginia Representative Coach in CSW (Combat Submission Wrestling)
■Sambo Brown Belt
■Apprentice Instructor – Jun Fan Gung Fu
■Lakan Guru – Filipino Martial Arts
■Crossfit Certified Trainer
■Certified Personal Trainer – (ACSM/HFI, ACE)
■MMA and Striking Coach to UFC Veteran Brandon “The Truth Vera”, Strikeforce Light heavyweight and The Ultimate Fighter Alumni Antwain “The Juggernaut” Britt, and WEC Featherweight Mackens “Tha Menace” Semerzier.
■Trainer to 3 M.T.I.A (Muay Thai International Association) World Champions on the Tuff Girls reality TV show in Bangkok Thailand.
■Assistant Coach to the National Team (United States) at the WKA (World Kickboxing Association) World Championships in 2002 and 2010 for Muay Thai, Kickboxing, and Mixed Martial Arts.
■Personal Coach to 10 U.S. Amateur Champions
■Personal Coach to the 2002 Virginia State Kickboxing Champion
■Personal Coach in 2002/2005 to 2 World Kickboxing Silver Medalists
■Pro MMA Fighter and 5 years of amateur Muay Thai competition experience