Tiger Muay Thai and MMA training camp, Phuket, Thailand will now be offering BJJ Gi classes on Monday-Wednesday-Fridays from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m in the evening when it is a little cooler for working in the Gi.

The head instructor for the Gi program is MMA / Thai fighter Raphael Lopes Pinto.

Raphael Lopes Pinto is a BJJ Brown Belt under Lattuf Kezen and is from Sao Paulo, Brazil. Raphael is 5-0 in professional MMA fights and had competed in many tournaments since training BJJ for the last 8 years.

Raphael has also trained in Judo, boxing, capoerira and kickboxing, but his true love is BJJ.


3 x State BJJ Champion

2 x Regional Bjj Champion

3 x Multi Regional Bjj Champion