Founder & CEO of Premier Martial Arts International

One of the leading authorities on the business of martial arts, Barry Van Over has built his career helping other school owners achieve success.

Mr. Van Over has gone from owning and operating one of the largest martial arts schools in the world to starting a consulting company to service school owners in reaching their business dreams to now the creator and president of one of the world's largest chains of martial arts studios, Premier Martial Arts.

Myles Baker

Vice-President of Premier Martial Arts USA

Mr. Baker is the Vice President of Martial Arts Management Group and Premier Martial Arts International. He is also a school owner/operator who has been in the Martial Arts Industry for the past 12 years, 10 of them being under the guidance of Barry Van Over.

Mr. Baker has worked every position in a martial arts school. From front desk, assistant instructor, head instructor, program director to regional manager of Mr. Van Over's personally owned schools. He is simply a product of the system, and therefore understands the smallest of details to help your business grow. 

As a school owner I get my fulfillment out of my students growing as marital artist. As Vice President of Martial Arts Management Group and Premier Martial Arts International I get my fulfillment from our clients growing as business professionals.
— Myles Baker



Vice-President of Premier Martial Arts UK

Premier Martial Arts 6th Degree Black Belt
WTF Taekwondo 5th Degree Black Belt
Krav Maga Black Belt

Mr Lam is a 4th generation martial artist who started training at the age of 6 with his father, a Kung Fu teacher from Hong Kong (which gives some insight into his passion and natural ability!)
He started training in Taekwondo at the age of 10 and went on to compete at a high level, representing Scotland and Great Britain in competitions.

He currently runs a state of the art 8500 sq ft school in Leeds, England and has over 400 students that continues to grow rapidly. The school is also the Premier HQ for the UK where business and instructor training for other schools take place.

As Vice President of PMA UK, he will be helping other school owners reach this level of professionalism and success in the UK.
He is very excited and passionate to train and educate instructors on our highly effective and successful business systems that we use.