GEORGE CONSTANTINOU Head Coach and owner of Global VaLe Tudo Combat Sports Academy,began studying Muay Thai at the early age of nine years after trained and competed from the age of 5 in tae-kwo-do, under the guidance of the great fighter and instructor of Muay Thai Art, Master SuChart .In 1997 he opened the first Muay Thai Club in Nicosia , agios dometios ,at No Pain-No Gain Gym .
In 2001, He trained in Thailand training under the supervision of some of the world’s best Muay Thai trainers at the Official World Muay Thai Council Camp (WMC) in Ko Samui. There, he was under the guidance of Master Sok, Master Hanarong(8 times World champion) and the Secretary of IFMA and Vice President of WMC, Stephan Fox. After much hard work and training, he traveled to Kazakhstan, Astana, where he competed and placed third in the World Muay Thai championship, IFMA, with Mark Hunt, the 2001 K-1 World Champion in his corner.
In 2009 he got certified from Muay Thai Institute in Rangsit recognized from the Ministry Of Education of Thailand,as a Muay Thai Senior Instructor.
In 2007 he became the official representative for United States Muay Thai Association for Europe.
From August 2009 until June 2021 he was traveling often to Thailand Trained and competed with the legend of Muay Thai Sangtiennoi Sor.Rungroj (RIP).
In 2010 at the Muban Chombueng Rajabhat University recognized from the Ministry of Education and World Muay Thai Council in Thailand and he got the official recognized certification of Muay Thai Instructor from the Muban Chombueng Rajabhat University.
In December 2010 he tested and examined by Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan , the president of IFMA and got certified as Qualified instructor and examiner for IFMA in Cyprus.
In 2017 he became the first United States Muay Thai Association Grand Master in Europe .
He is the official Head Muay Thai trainer and coach of the Cyprus Muay Thai National Team since 2004.
Muay Thai Instructor
Kru Leonidas Papettas started to train in the art of Muaythai in 2009 with George Constantinou.
He competed in 2 national championships ,and then he moved to Greece for his studies.
There he continue to train in Muay thai and Kick boxing and he won as well the 2013, 2014 national Greek Championships . After he finished his studies in Business Management, he moved back to Cyprus and continue to train with George Constantinou.
He now teaches one of the advanced classes at Global Vale Tudo Combat sports Academy.
KRU CONSTANTINOS MACHERIOTIS STARTED HIS MARTIAL ARTS JOURNEY IN THE VERY YOUNG AGE OF 4 YEARS OLD, IN SHOTOKAN KARATE AND AFTER HE COMPETED AND WON MANY NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS HE DECIDED TO Try MUAY THAI. there HE FELLED IN LOVE WITH THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MUAY THAI TECHNIQUES and training.
AFTER 17 YEARS OF HARD TRAINING WITH GEORGE CONSTANTINOU HE BECAME AN OFFICIAL KRU UNDER THE UNITED STATES MUAY THAI ASSOCIATION.
HE IS CURRENTLY teaching the mixed martial arts classes in the academy.