I’M GREG WOOTTON…
professional Muay Thai fighter, personal trainer and sports coach. I’ve been training and fighting professionally for ten years. In that time I’ve fought all over the world and travelled the globe to increase knowledge at training camps. I have a degree in sports science and have been coaching at some of the best gyms in London training all levels from beginners to professional fighters.
Coaching Muay Thai gives me the opportunity to introduce something positive into to people’s lives that allows them to make lifestyle changes and become happier people.
ACHIEVEMENTS AND TRAINING HISTORY
I’ve been a professional Thai boxer for nearly ten years. In that time I climbed to the top of the sport attaining two world titles and winning European and British titles along the way. I am ranked UK.no1 in my weight class and have represented and medalling for England at world and European amateur championships. My greatest achievement was beating Thailand’s most decorated champion.
I have lived and trained in Thailand with the majority of my time at Kiatphontip gym. I have also been to training camps at some of the top gyms in Europe such as Nasser K gym in Lyon, Mike’s gym in Amsterdam and with the Polish national team in Poland.
ACADEMIC STUDY AND ATHLETE KNOWLEDGE
- 1st class honours degree in sport and exercise science.
- I’ve been coaching muay Thai since 2009 at all levels from beginners to professionals. This includes coaching and cornering fighters at some of London’s top gyms, being the head coach at Stars Gym and UCL university club and giving seminars throughout the UK and Ireland.
- I’ve been personal training for 8 years working with a wide range of clients from new mothers to international level professional fighters.
- A career in Thai boxing has allowed me to acquire a great depth of knowledge that has enabled me make it to the top in various other fields such as:
Nutrition- working with the country’s top sports nutritionist Matt Lovell.
Psychology – from academic and personal study with direct application to my fighting career.
NLP- from regular work with master practitioner David Paquette and also worked with Vinny Shoreman.
S&C- from both my sports science degree and working with numerous S&C coaches throughout my career.