I, Richard Quan, believe steel sharpens steel and I have the unbelievable Team Berserker behind me, from pad holders to strength and conditioning coaches as wBeing SA top MMA coach, International coaching recognition, being able to have multiple title holders coming out of the FFM gym, winning EFC featherweight title, educating society about MMA and being an ambassador for the sport.
Richard Quan moved to Thailand in 1997. Here he began his journey as a fighter and competed in the world’s most dangerous rings at the highes professional level, including bouts at the infamous Rajadamnern and Lumpinee Stadium. Richard lived and fought in Thailand and Malaysia for 9 years and fought in over 50 Muay Thai fights. In 2003 Richard moved to Los Angeles, where he found his passion for the MMA game. He studied Mixed Martial Arts and started a MMA specific gym called “OC Muaythai”. Here he trained well known, professional athletes the likes of Renato “Babalu” Sobral, Eric Apple, Justin Levens, Marcio “Pe de Pano” Cruz, Cub swanson, Norman Wessels, Gareth Mc lellan, Darren Daniels, Costa Iounna and Charlie Weyer and many others. Richard competed in 7 mma pro fights and in several grappling tournaments in America.
In 2005, the US Marine core recognised Richards’s superior knowledge in all aspects of combat and he was recruited to train a sector of the US Marine Core and Los Angeles Police Department. In 2006, he attended a PSD course under James Webb and trained with the Thai Navy Seals. Richard moved back to SA in 2006 and started training AMOK under Mike Taggart and since then has gone onto train with Kelee Arrowsmith, Mark Human and Ian van Rensburg.