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“I started fighting when I was eighteen, but I’ve been training since forever.” Read more »
This is a link to an interview for the Lifestyle Trainers website. I got the opportunity to dilate on my philosophy about life and fighting.
International Kickboxer, Vol.18, No.1
‘He just fought New Zealand’s Chris Johnston and completely dominated him. Got an early TKO. He’s tall, awkward and strong. Wins in that devastating fashion you expect from a champion. It really was an impressive performance… you don’t often see such domination of a proven fighter, and of course he’s only young…’
If you google Jason Tramsek, quotations like this abound. He is the much-hyped protégé of John Scida, the trainer responsible for champions such as Chris Chrisopoulides, Anthony Vella and Jenk Behic. Jason grew up around these guys, starting to train casually at ten years old. “I started off playing soccer,” Jason says, “but I was a bit ‘rough’. So my Dad thought he better take me to do something a little more suitable.” Read more »
I called the editor of Inside Sport Magazine, Graem Sims, to pitch him a story about a famous Australian kickboxer a month or so ago. I felt that being published in Inside Sport would be a real coup; the magazine features some of the highest-quality writing you can buy on a newsstand. It also sets a benchmark for what Australians view as quality sport. I rang his Sydney office and left a message, and to my considerable surprise, he promptly rang me back. Read more »