Mark Van Schuyver has practiced martial arts for many years. He is the author of more than 100 articles on the martial arts in such magazines as Black Belt, Inside King-Fu, Karate Illustrated, Fighter and Tae Kwon Do Times.He is also the coauthor of the book Secrets of Championship Karate.
Pedro Solana Villalobos is the owner, director and head instructor of the Thailand Arts Institute in Atlanta. He began his martial arts studies at the age of 6 with judo and then migrated to kickboxing and Thai boxing. Villalobos continues to train extensively in the boxing camps of Thailand.