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Circuit Class is going from Strength to Strength

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Our circuit class K-Star Legacy is fast becoming one of our most popular classes.

Circuit classes are a great way to improve you fitness no matter what level of fitness you are at.

One of the appealing things about the session is that you can go at your own pace. So if you are already super fit then you can really go for it or if you’re just starting out then you are able to go at a pace that best suites you.

More info about these classes at the gym.

Dan Edwards Challenges for 3rd World Title

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K-Star Legacy’s Dan Edwards, who was already the S-3 world Muay Thai champion, went up in weight and challenged the hard hitting Adrian Garlonta of Romania for his second world title in April 2018.

Dan secured a convincing points victory and claimed the MTGP light heavyweight world title. Just a few months later Dan defended his title against Andrea Rizzi of Italy.

Again Dan schooled his opponent for the full five round and successfully defended his belt.

Now on the 6th April Dan will come back down to his natural weight and challenge UK Muay Thai legend Michael Wakeling for the MTGP Super Middleweight world title.

Tickets are available in the gym.

Geordie Shore's Aaron Chalmers visits K-Star Legacy.

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Reality TV star Aaron Chalmers from the very popular show Geordie Shore came to train at K-Star Legacy. For those who didn’t know Aaron is a big fan of MMA and has already fought on the UK’s leading mixed martial arts promotion BAMMA.

Aaron is due to fight again on BAMMA on the 15th Sept at Wembley Arena. With that in mind and the fact that K-Star Legacy’s chief instructor Damien Trainor has been working with a mixture of top UFC and BAMMA fighters. Aaron had contacted Damien to help tighten up his striking in preparation for his contest.

Victory at the WRSA championships

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K-Star Legacy had a great day the WRSA amateur British championships. We had four fighters enter and by the end of the day we came away with three new amateur British champions.

Originally we had 5 fighters due to compete but Jordan Matthews opponent didn’t show up. We were really upset about this as Jordan had been looking sensational in training.

First up for us was little Callum Walsh. Callum Obviously set a trend for us by winning the first of the belts for K-Star Legacy.

Next up was Ewelina Gorka, Ewelina had a slow start but came alive in the last round. She lost on points due to the early rounds but had apparently broken her opponents ribs in the last round.

Sharn Shelley had two thunderous fights which where action packed from start to finish. He stopped his first opponent and won on points in his second fight to win the WRSA British open title.

Then we just had 17yr old Ben Gordon move up to the adult division to also win the WRSA British open title in his weight category.

Myself and Simon Whitehead are extremely proud of everyone who competed today…well done everyone

Damien Trainor

New Dutch kickboxing class added to the timetable.

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Following the success of our new boxing class we have decided to add another new class to the timetable.

This class is a Dutch kickboxing focused drilled class.

K-Star Legacy’s chief instructor Damien Trainor was heavily influenced by the Dutch fighters early in his career and has often incorporated their style of training in with his own.

Over the last few years Damien has been taken around the world to share his knowledge with some of the best active Muay Thai, Kickboxers and MMA fighters today. What he found was that one of the main reasons he was sort after was down to this specific variation of drills.

With that in mind we have decided to dedicate a whole class once a week to this style of training.

These drills help increase volume, improve body movement, hand eye coordination, defence and counters along with learning to read how your opponent moves.

The class will take place on Friday’s at 6pm which is then followed by our boxing class.

See you all there.

Below is BAMMA & EFC MMA world champion Yannick Bahati working with K-Star Legacy’s Assistant instructor Simon Whitehead doing these specific drills.

A great session with BAMMA & EFC world champion today with @utcuk's @yannick_bahati at K-Star Legacy. Thanks to K-Star Legacy's Simon Whitehead @kstar_si for jumping in and helping me go over some drills with Yannick. I've seen some great improvements in Yannick's defensive and offensive techniques over the last few weeks so it's going to be exciting to see what he's like come fight day. Simon fights on the Road to Muay Thai Grand Prix @muaythaigp on the 6th August and Yannick defends his EFC title in South Africa on the 19th August. —————————————— #kstarlegacy #drillsbuildskills #EFC #muaythaifighter #muaythai #thaiboxing #BAMMA #mma #ufc #bellatormma #champions #inspiration #muaythaistrikers #boxing #sports #motivation #fitness #wrestler #judo #fighting #fight #kickboxing #bjj #jiujitsu #jiujitsulifestyle #mixedmartialarts #kickboxing #martialarts #oldbury #birmingham

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