Father of Muay Thai in America and Founder of the World Thai Boxing Association
Grandmaster Surachai Sirisute
(Thai: สุรชัย ศิริสูตร์, born October 16, 1948), commonly known as Ajarn Chai, is a martial arts Instructor who is the founder and President of the World Thai Boxing Association and responsible for introducing Muay Thai to the United States. Born in Bangkok Thailand, Sirisute was indoctrinated to Muay Thai at the age of 4, kicking his father’s heavy bag for 15 minutes a day
“At first, I was hesitant and a bit intimidated to try Muay Thai Boxing, but its been 4 months and I am excited and passionate about training with my new extended family at MBMT” -Agi, age 28, Biochemist
This past year I was introduced to MBMT. Being a student at MBMT has made me a more confident person and has helped me restore discipline and respect for myself. I am able to focus on my weight loss journey from starting at 446 to 283 (losing a 168lbs) and continuing until reach my goal weight. -Dominic, age 41.