Kru Don Baker

Since 1997 Mr. Baker has taught the older systems of Muay Thai, (Lerdrit, Muay Chao Cherk, and Muay Boran) as well as Boar Bando & CQCT to civilians, law enforcement, military personnel, and executive protection professionals. He specializes in tactical
combat against multiple opponents, bladed weapons, impact weapons, and improvised weapons in situational training. Don has also trained ring style Muay Thai, boxing, Shotokan Karate, Aikido, Eskrima in North America and Asia. He is a Senior Instructor at the Muay Thai Academy International in Santa Clara, CA.
Mr. Baker operates the popular blog, Muay Thai: Beyond the Ring,, and his "Donnie B." YouTube videos have garnered much attention from martial arts enthusiasts and members of film industry. Don holds a Bachelor of Science in Intelligence Management from Henley-Putnam University, and is associated with risk management think tank, The Akribis group where he serves as an OSINT Analyst and project manager.

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