Jake started training martial arts in his early childhood beginning with Taekwondo, eventually transitioning to Sanshou, and finally finding his passion in Muay Thai. He has trained in multiple gyms throughout Thailand, including Fairtex Bangplee and Fairtex Pattaya. Continuing his passion for Martial Arts and fitness, he obtained his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from San Jose State University, and is deeply knowledgeable in sports physiology and human biomechanics. Jake is a NASM (National Academy of Sports Medicine) Certified Personal trainer and is FMS (Functional Movement Screen) certified. Outside of KOA, Jake’s passion carries him to the corporate jungles throughout Silicon Valley where he also helps employees reach their fitness goals.. Jake is a disciplined instructor who pushes his students to the peak of their fitness and loves to challenge all of those who train under him. Jake is currently a Muay Thai Instructor at Mountain View as well as a member of the KOA training academy fight team.