Paul Clark started martial arts at a young age learning Karate, American Kickboxing, Boxing, Muay Thai ,Jiu Jitsu, Kung Fu and other martial arts. He has competed in full contact Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Kickboxing, San Shou, and Muay Thai. After feeling he had learned what he could here through training and competition he looked abroad. He has made 5 trips to Thailand to study Muay Thai and Kickboxing in long traditional brutal training camps. His goal in going was to learn how to properly teach Muay Thai from the best coaches to insure his students could have a great martial arts education.
After his training was competed he was given a blessing to teach here in America. He also lived and trained for one year with Shaolin Monk Shi De Ru learning San Shou, Qi Qong, Chinese Chiropractic care, Tai Chi/ Qi Qong, straight sword and staff.
His Kru is Mitt Fairtex out of Bangkok, Thailand. His master trainer was Apidej Fairtex and Nun Fairtex ( Apidej’s son) He has also studied at Sitpholek gym in Southern Thailand.
After training and learning for 35 years He is very determined to not only train people to be in the best shape of their lives but also to pass on his teachers legacies and martial arts by producing Champions. His Fight team currently competes in the Tri State area on a bi- monthly basis in Traditional Muay Thai, Modified Muay Thai and Glory Kickboxing.
He also gives gives seminars on boxing, Muay Thai ,Qi Qong and practical self defense to teachers, police organizations and businesses/non profits.
He gives all credit to his coaches who took the time to teach and pass on their traditions to him. His hope is that his students lives will be enriched and also pass on the art.
Shorin Ryu Karate -Taught by his father starting at Four years old.
Tae Kwon Do– Purple belt under Master Dennis Ogle at Satiens Karate for 4 years.
American Kenpo and Kickboxing–
3rd degree brown belt- Robert Ray American Kenpo and Kickboxing.
San Shou and full contact Chinese Kickboxing Thomas Akers Grand Traverse Martial Arts-14 Years
Wing Chun Kung Fu – Chum Kiu Level Sifu Robert Vahovick, Battle Creek Michigan -1 year
Chum Kiu level Wing Chun – Lansing Michigan Wing Chun Club
Choy Li Fut traditional Kung Fu and Tai chi
Under Doc Fai Wong -5 Years
Boxing -10 Years Trigger boxing in Grand Traverse under Olympic Coach Bill Bustance.
Church Street Boxing– Coach Jason Strout -2 training camps for Thailand Prep.
San Shou and Tai Chi/ Qi Qong /Chin Na by Monk Shi De Ru 2 years. Lived and trained with a true Shaolin Monk for one year. Black Belt.
Muay Thai -1 year training under Kru Nestor at Ultimate Gym in NYC-
Sanda– 1 year training at NYSanda
Fight Record 9-1
YJK 1st Place National Championship
YJK 3rd Place National Championship
1st Place San Shou Shawn Liu Shaolin annual camp
Muay Thai- Fairtex in Bangplee Bangkok Thailand ( 4- 2 month training camps) Mitt Fairtex, Nuun Fairtex under Master Trainer Arjan Apidej Fairtex. R.I.P.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu-1 year training 3 times a week under Carmine Zocchi
Muay Thai 1 month Training camp Pattaya Thailand Stipolek Gym.
Muay Thai 1 month training camp Pattaya Training camp with Fairtex Gym. 15 years practice.
Coaching Experience- Ten years coaching and owning/ operating Jersey City Kickboxing. We have trained fighters who have won all over PA, NJ in NY in events such as Strikers Cup, YJK,USKAB, WKA, and Friday Night fights.