Kru Buck Grant

 Kru Buck Grant brings with him a diverse background and has trained in the martial arts since 1996. Kru (Coach) Buck competed in Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Submission Wrestling, and Mixed Martial Arts before deciding to dedicate his life to the art of coaching and teaching. Since then, Kru Buck has cornered, coached and mentored athletes both in the US and Internationally for over a decade.

   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.

Certificates/Titles/ Credentials:

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)

Coaching Resume:

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


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