Meet The Team

Founder Gohar Ghouse

Gohar Ghouse

Founder & Instructor

Kru Gohar has over 30 years of experience as a student & qualified Muay Thai Boxing instructor with the World Kickboxing Association (WKA), the United Kingdom Muay Thai Federation (UKMF), and accredited by the BMABA.

 Gohar is the Founding member & driving force behind the Academy with a passion in the promotion of Muay Thai.

A qualified WKA Judge, Level 3 Personal Trainer, Level 3 Health Trainer, social worker with experience in Mental Health, along with many years of experience as a qualified Door Supervisor, trained Close Protection Officer & elected Governor for the East London Foundation Trust.


Dave Wilson

Instructor & Secretary

Kru Dave has been with the Academy since 2017 and is one of our BMABA accredited Instructors. 

With qualifications and over 30 years experience in hospitality management, and a licensed Door Supervisor, Dave brings a wealth of experience to the Academy. As Secretary responsible for the administration of Policy, Human resource and Health & Safety, he is also Qualified In Level 3 Mental Health Awareness, Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults, Risk Assessment, Conflict Management as well as Mental, Psychological & Physical First Aid.



Nazmul Hoque


Nazmul has been with the Academy since 2018.

He has many years extensive experience in the retail sector with extensive experience in customer service, administration and cash office departments.

As well as representing the key interests of Members, the promotion and organisation of Academy events, Naz has also been acting as co -Treasurer for a number of years before becoming Treasurer in early 2022

" I joined the Academy in 2018, so far it has been a fantastic journey, both mentally and physically. taking on the role as Treasurer presents a wonderful opportunity for me to give back to the community"


Jose Varela

Grading Examiner

Internationally acclaimed Muay Thai competitor Jose became Grading Examiner for the Academy in 2019. Titles Include

MTGP Lion Fight World Champion 2017

MTGP World Champion 2016

MTGP World Champion 2015

IMTKA European Champion 2014

UKMF English Title (2009)

4-Men’s Tournament Champion (2011)

British Champion (2011)

8-Men’s Tournament Semi-final (2011)