Khru Gary Gagnon – Buddhai Sawan Krabi Krabong
Krabi Krabong Buddhai Sawan
- Rank: Red Sash (assistant instructor)
- Training and teaching krabi krabong since 2017
- Under Buddhai Sawan Association of North America, via Khru Loki Jorgenson of maelstrom
Gary Gagnon is an assistant instructor of the Buddhai Sawan system of krabi krabong with 20+ years of training and teaching in the martial arts. He has trained diligently in the BSKK system as well as other weapons and taken his skills to the Dog Brothers Gathering in Vancouver, BC for full contact stick fighting. He is a remote instructor of maelstrom, teaching out of Nanaimo, BC.
Milestones in Buddhai Sawan Krabi Krabong
2021 Red Sash, Buddhai Sawan Association of North America
Sensei Victor Arcega – Aikido
VARS Gym – Boxing
Guro Dave Law – Arnis/Mixed
Guro Ole Fredricksen – Arnis/Dog Brothers
Maelstrom Martial Arts – Kali/Krabi Krabong/Dog Brothers
Gary has had exposure to other martial arts styles on a more informal level at various martial arts clubs, through seminars, private lessons and informal drop-ins. These arts include grappling, various stick fighting systems, boxing and empty hand.