Paul whitrod has been training in martial arts for more than 35 years. Starting at
9 years old with unarmed combat as it was called then at fairbain hall East London,
as well as boxing at the same place. But his real study began when he was 13 in 1973
with Kyoshinkai karate. he later moved onto Southern Mantis kung fu at 15. At 20
he was going to make a decision either go to Thailand and learn Thai boxing or Hong
Kong to as his master went back to Hong Kong, he decided to go to Hong Kong, to complete
his training and there he stayed at his Grandmaster Yip shui home in 1980 after 13
years training in southern mantis he was awarded UK representative of the Chow Gar
Praying Mantis kung fu.
from 1990 onwards he began studying other arts such as hsing yi Chuan/Ba Gua. Indian
tekkan kalari and Thai martial arts in 1999. Indian sub mission wrestling/BJJ.
Of his Thai Martial arts training was at the Buddhai Sawan Association. One of the
most famous Krabi Krabong Associations in Thailand. His teacher is Grandmaster Ajarn
Pramote mesamana. At Buddhai Sawan he studied Muay Boran under Colonel Nattapong
Buayam reaching the grade of Mongkol Thong.
he trains at some of the most famous Thai boxing gyms, namely sasipra gym and jittys
Currently he holds 7th degree Gold Sash in the art of Krabi Krabong since 2009. he
represents Grandmaster Ajarn Pramote in UK. He continues to travel/train and promote
all these arts
Personal training can be arranged in weapons or empty hands skills. Just call Paul
on 07702 594 398. Look forward to hearing from you