Michael Moreno started Thai Boxing (Muay Thai) in 1994 while studying at Cornell University. Michael quickly became passionate about training, and continued studying Muay Thai at East West Martial Arts in Cortland, NY under Sifu Kevin Seaman. Within three years of starting Muay Thai, Michael tested for his Apprentice Instructorship under Ajarn Surachai Sirisute, head of the Thai Boxing Association of the USA and began competing in amateur boxing and thai boxing matches. In between 1996 and 2001, Michael had 13 boxing and Thai Boxing fights across central New York, Philadelphia and Northeastern Pennsylvania, amassing a 12-1 record.
Michael received his Associate Instructorship from Ajarn Chai in July of 2013 at the TBA Northwest Training Camp and is excited about teaching Thai Boxing in Grand Rapids.