We have an amazing team of coaches, with over 100 years worth of Martial Arts experience between them. Each of our coaches are personally certified by Mike to make sure every class is an amazing learning experience!! We also have a long wealth of coaching experience meaning we are adaptable to all kinds of levels from beginner to advanced.
Guro Mike Krause
Highly motivated and dynamic coach and communicator in the unique field of martial arts, self-defence and personal power. By integrating the ancient training and philosophy of the martial arts with modern state of the art training and thinking he has created the ultimate workout designed to maximise your performance and potential in both physical and mental states.
His unique award winning methods have enthused and motivated more than one hundred thousand people from all walks of life. He has performed and choreographed fight scenes in a wide variety of scenarios including multiple attackers, knife attacks and sword fighting. His explosive and dramatic fight and combat sequences can be seen in several motion pictures and film documentaries.
“Over the last 30 years I have been fortunate to train and learn from some of the world greatest martial artists and personal development specialists, and would like to give thanks to all the Academy members and instructors past and present for their support and for helping me refine my knowledge. Special thanks to my brother Steve for his love, support, training and guidance over the years.”
Director and training advisor to Mike Krause Martial Arts Academy.
More than 30 years training and teaching experience in the field of martial arts, self-defence, unarmed combat and personal development.
Trained extensively in Europe and the U.S.A. in a wide variety of the worlds highest revered and respected martial arts and combat systems.
Amongst a few people in Europe to receive 1st degree black belt in Korean Tae kwon-do under the founder, General Choi Hong Hi.
Part of the team who Pioneered Tae Kwon – Do throughout Scotland from 1980-1992
Belong to the prestigious group of martial artists worldwide with authentic linage to the legendary Bruce Lee.
Trained by Guro Dan Inosanto, Bruce Lee’s protégé and director to the Inosanto International Martial Academy Los Angeles.
Trained by Professor Jak Othman in Harimu Berantai Silat
Experience and Expertise
Bruce Lees Jeet Kune-Do Jun Fan Gung Fu and Kickboxing
Korean Tae Kwon – Do
The National Combat Sport of Thailand Muay Thai
French Martial Art Boxe Francaise Savate
The Warrior Arts of South East Asia. Filipino Kali, Indonesian and Malaysian Silat
Fight Choreography filming and stunt work
Credentials and Titles
Senior Associate Instructor – Inosanto International Martial Arts Academy
lnsstructor under California Association of French Kick-Boxing Savate
Filipino Martial Arts,Lee Jun Fan Gung Fu
4th Degree Black Belt in Korean Tae Kwon Do
European Tae Kwon- Do champion 1979-81
Master Instructor and International Examiner
Ranked White Glove Boxe Francaise Savate
Instructor Credential California Association of Boxe Francise Savate and related disciplines
Guro/Director of Mike Krause Martial Arts Academy
Cognitive Behavioural Training City Minds London
First Aid Instructor
Founder Mike Krause Martial Arts Academy Scotland
Founding Father of Savate in Scotland
Public Seminars and Demos
Self Defence courses YWCA, Alfred McAlpine, North Lanarkshire Council, Fettes College, Lloyds Bank
PWC Audit dept and Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Uganda Thai Boxing Association
UK and European Marital Art Seminars
Galston United YFC
St Peters Reds YFC
Tour July 2014 with Valencia F.C Coaching Academy
Sky Movies Hollywood in your home directed by Mark Alderige
Miramax Fighting Talk
Channel 4 Bits
BBC Reporting Scotland
The Purifiers directed by Richard Jobson
Kids programme co-ordinator
Senior Full Kmax Instructor
Grade Three Examiner Mike Krause Martial Arts Academy
Ranked student Boxe Francaise Savate California Association Green Glove
5th Degree Black Belt Kmax
Blue Belt Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Scott Mcveigh – Royce Gracie Jiu Jitsu Scotland
Professional MMA Competitor
Fight choreography filming and stunt work
First Aid Instructor
3rd degree black belt KMAX
2nd year associate KMAX instructor
1 year associate Filipino Kali instructor