SPORT BASED ON TRADITION
Certified and appointed by Kru Yodtong and his son Kru Toy, Mark received the blessing to pass on the sacred art of Muay Thai. Kru Mark founded the first Sityodtong in the United States, after years of developing the Sityodtong style of Muay Thai, along with the other arts, Mark had studied, he alongside with his staff of certified trainers developed talent in men, women, amateur and professional fighters, producing world champions in Muay Thai and Mixed Martial Arts. Kru Mark and the famed Sityodtong Boston camp have been featured in multiple newspapers, magazines, TV shows, and movies. Kru Mark and his staff have played a vital part in the development of Muay Thai and Mixed Martial Arts worldwide. In addition to our impressive resume with the help of Peter Pinto, Kru Mark’s highest-ranked student, the Sityodotng Worldwide affiliate program was developed. Gyms owners around the world can now be taught and assisted in their Muay Thai curriculum, bringing Thailand right to your front door! We continue to work with the community assisting in the establishment of the combative training for law enforcement, youth anti-bullying, health, weight management, and self-defense. Our goal at Sityodtong Boston is to help you reach your maximum potential in life, health, fitness, and mental well being. Our mission is to unlock the inner martial artist in you, helping you become the best and most balanced you, you can be! Please take the time to research who you look to for guidance in life as well as martial arts instruction. We are here to help you change your life and we look forward to the task at hand. Come and see for yourself why 20 plus years has built Boston’s premier martial arts academy!
MEET KRU MARK
Kru Mark DellaGrotte is the Owner & Operator of the Sityodtong USA Boston branch, in Somerville, Massachusetts.
Kru Mark DellaGrotte is a former Muay Thai Champion in Thailand and is known and respected worldwide for his ability to teach and adapt Muay Thai for Mixed Martial Arts. He is also known for his work as a trainer and cornerman, and for his ability to create a strategy based on the weaknesses of his student’s opponents. He’s cornered Marcus Davis through 11 consecutive victories in the Octagon and is the same man who took Kenny Florian from a skinny soccer player to one of the top ten lightweight fighters in the world.