Kru Mark DellaGrotte
Owner & Operator of Sityodtong USA
Kru Mark DellaGrotte is owner Sityodtong USA, Instructor, coach and competitor. With over 30 years in martial arts experience Kru Mark became certified in Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do, Indonesian Pencak Silat, Boxe Francaise Savate, Filipino Kali-Escrima, Catch Wrestling and Muay Thai. Kru Mark spent more than a decade living in Thailand learning versions of Muay Thai including Mae Mai Muay Thai, Kun Khmer, Muay Boran, Muay Lao, and Burmese Boxing.
Kru Yodtong appointed Kru Mark to teach, conserve, and promote Thai style boxing. Today Kru Mark is known as Kru Yodtong’s top representative worldwide and is recognized as an international conservator of Thai style boxing. Fluent in Thai, Kru Mark is an expert in Nak Muay lifestyle, Thai Kickboxer. He has been a featured coach in the The Ultimate Fighter and many other television shows and books.
Kru Mark has trained and cornered many professional and amateur fighters, including: Marcus Davis, Jorge Gurgel, Jorge Rivera, Patrick Cote, Kenny Florian, Stephan Bonnar, Frank Mir, Rich Franklin and many more. Kru Mark currently coaches and corners fighters for UFC, Bellator, and other events.