Our Instructors

Francois

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Francois

Head coach of Elite Martial Arts Academy. With years of experience in Muay Thai, Francois has brought a savvy teaching style and love of this striking sport to share with you all. There’s a term “One World, One Muay Thai” used frequently in Thailand, conveying that this martial art is meant to bring people together. It doesn’t matter who you are or what background you come from. All can partake and enjoy this wonderful sport.

Betty

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Betty

Coordinator and go-to-gal for all your questions and needs. This upbeat character is always brimming with positive energy and is sure to help guide you in your martial arts journey from wherever you may be starting. Don’t let her small stature fool you though; she’s one tough nut with her boxing gloves on and is ready to show you how Muay Thai can change your life.

Kieran

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Kieran

A bona fide warrior in the striking sports of Muay Thai and Dutch Style K1 Kickboxing. With an infinitely long list of personal accomplishments in the ring and the corners of his fighters, Kieran is ready to show you all that you can be in this furiously fun fight sport. Coming all the way from the United Kingdom he is ready to take on all the challenges of making you a stronger and more resilient person

Kyle

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Kyle

The Muay Thai coach who keeps it real. Immersing himself in the striking sport of 8 limbs he has traveled the world in quest of bettering himself in this martial art and bringing new teachings to all of us. Highly active in the competitive world of Muay Thai, Kyle balances it all, offering top level instruction all while demonstrating his A-game in the ring.

Tina

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Tina

Coordinator and all around wonder woman who manages to keep all that we call Elite Martial Arts Academy together and running smoothly. Known for her kind words, inclusive attitude and patient teaching, friends and co-workers alike have found her classes engaging and her energy inspiring.

Matt

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Matt

Meet Matt, studious, strong and filled with fun ideas to get you in wicked shape. He has fuelled his love for Muay Thai over many years, and is excited to bring you his experiences and knowledge for the sport. Matt believes that every person is welcome, whether they be small, big, timid or not, and that this sport will change every fibre of their being to becoming stronger and more resilient toward life’s challenges!

Jordan

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Jordan

Specialist in the ground game of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. His down to earth teaching style, fun personality and strong core values make him an excellent instructor to impart the wealth of wisdom found in this ground martial art. Known as the sport akin to chess he'll help you understand how plan your attacks and get out of tough situations. Learn to choke, grapple and roll in this beautiful art form filled with passes, sweeps and submissions.

Ki

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Ki

Another master of the “gentle art” of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. This strong and compassionate coach will always put a smile on your face, no matter the day you’ve been having. His expertise in the sport is paralleled to none, and he is known by all for his words of truth and heart of gold. Improve your ground game by leaps and bounds when you let Ki into your life of training.

Craig

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Craig

The calm, cool and courageous Brazilian Jiu Jitsu coach. Craig has been an active member in the martial art community for most of his life. His laid-back and easy going energy make him a center stone to the team, giving instructional classes that will leave you feeling empowered and ready to take on more. His involvement in the Youth classes lends a solid core to the program and he is sure to bring out the best in all our emerging talent.