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Phillip Lai
Phillip Lai

First Name: James
Last Name: Armlin
City: Charlotte
State: North Carolina
Country: United States
School: East Coast Fighter

Reader Comments
1. Submitted by Donald Pillow on Wednesday December 14, 2011 1:59 PM
I added Jim here but did not see an option to upload a pic. One can be uploaded from his website listed above @ site owner. Jim is a Marine, law enforcement officer and a Muay Thai practioner of about 15 years. He has made many trips to Thailand to train and has fought Muay Thai bouts up and down the Southeast United States. His school is one of the leading MMA schools in and around Charlotte and he and his partner, Paulo "Mushu" Elsimaanii, 2nd Degree Black Belt in BJJ, have built a powerhouse school that regularly places well in Muay Thai, BJJ and MMA competitions all over the region. Jim has an impeccable reputation but even more telling is his integrity. If you train with him you will improve by leaps and bounds and you won't have to wonder .. your friends and opponents will tell you and you will see proof in the ring or cage!

2. Submitted by JMorris on Friday February 3, 2012 7:14 PM
Over the last 4 years in Charlotte NC it has been my honor to have been able to receive guidance, wisdom and exceptionally technical Muay Thai instruction from KRU Armlin. His attention to details are second to none. He leads with Honor,integrity and patientce while continually pushing students, Experienced and beginner alike to get to the next level bringing out the best in us all. He has left a permanent mark on me and my Martial Arts training. You will not find another instructor in the USA like Kru Armlin he is a true Martial Artist.

3. Submitted by Todd Haines on Friday February 3, 2012 7:37 PM
Kru Armlin is the best of the best. He is a fantastic teacher who is very passionate about Muay Thai and about teaching in the right way. He will take the time to make sure you are learning everything correctly and makes new members feel welcome and comfortable. I would recommend anyone to him, from beginners to those wanting to get in the ring or cage.

4. Submitted by A Goodman on Friday February 3, 2012 9:51 PM
Kru Armlin is an amazing instructor. His love of the art and his experience is apparent in his instruction. He takes great pride in teaching his students proper technique and is always pushing his students to perform better and tweaking there technique until it's where it should be. Being in law enforcement, I have taken classes with Kru Armlin for several months now and I can honestly tell you, that he has increased my skill set and confidence immensely. I look forward to every class and training with Kru Armlin. Whether you are experienced or not, he will take his time with you and make you feel welcomed. I love East Coast Fighter and recommend it to anyone in the Charlotte area that is interested in the art of Muay Thai.

5. Submitted by David kim on Friday February 3, 2012 10:39 PM
Kru Armlin my opinion is the man to go to when you wish to take fighting seriously..he'll push you past the limit and he's there with you every step of the way..when im running he's running..when im shadowboxing he's shadowboxing..we go into fights as a team..i wouldnt want anybody esle in my corner..on top of that he is also a very generous man..he's not in it for the money but for the passion of the sport..he truly cares for his don't find that often..this is the place to train!

6. Submitted by Ann Lee on Wednesday March 21, 2012 10:43 PM
Pretty much everything said above. Kind and generous and super instructor. Passionate about the sport and always can learn new things no matter what level you are. Has a big heart, in muay thai that goes a long way.

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