If you’re familiar with the catchphrase “Your vibe attracts your tribe,” it couldn’t be more descriptive of Mark Choo’s Mont Kiara boxing studio, appropriately named Tribe. Rather than the intimidating air tantamount to the combative sport, Mark’s studio is pristine, inviting, airy, and invaded by beautiful people flushing with endorphin glow.
The youngest son of Fred Choo and Michele Kwok, Mark is a ball of energy and goofiness, flitting between Tribe and his latest studio, Cirque, as the strategic planner and overall operations manager. He also teaches 2 classes a week and swears by a hands-on approach whilst leading a growing pack. Bonding with his business partner Christian Lee and team is second nature, as is a knack for remembering and personally greeting Tribe members. Despite the goings-on, Mark deftly snuck us in for a peek into the fitness community he’s been growing for over a year now. We talk about his work culture, leading a millennial team, and business values inherited from his parents.