Coach James Cook is one of America’s most decorated Muay Thai fighters, having competed all over the world in countries like Thailand, China, Japan, France, Turkey, Russia, and Ireland. Hailing from Minnesota and trained under Kru Andy Grahn, Ajarn Greg Nelson, and Jongsanan “The Woodenman” Fairtex, James is a true Muay Thai Champion. He has trained elite special forces soldiers, worked with many champion MMA fighters, and also regularly teaches the Bootcamp program he operates, O2 Athletics in San Francisco, CA. Outside of his martial arts career, he holds 2 Master’s degrees, in journalism and English literature, as well as a J.D. from Golden Gate University. The father of 2 daughters, he knows the value and importance of the self-defense, self-discipline, and honor that martial arts provides. If you are interested in a top notch Muay Thai seminar or workshop at your facility, please contact Info@TheAcademyMN.com for more information.