Archive for Jenk Behic

Karl Jenkins’ Comment

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 18, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle
Left to Right: Karl Jenkins, myself, Tony Marichal. Front: have a guess.

Left to Right: Karl Jenkins, myself, Tony Marichal.
Front: have a guess.

Taken from facebook: Continue reading

Jenk Behic’s Comment

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , on June 18, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

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I am posting the responses from principals as entries in their own right, in order that they are easily viewed and don’t disappear down the bottom of the article itself.

I tried to find a genuine bio to introduce Jenk in terms of achievements, but could only find this on a forum. Continue reading

A First, for the Last: Wayne Parr Calls it a Day

Posted in 'John' Wayne Parr, Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 3, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

International Kickboxer Magazine, Sept/Oct 2012

‘John’ Wayne Parr has reached retirement. His last fight – his 114th – was his last, and has him more excited than ever. Continue reading

Family Business – Josh Scida

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , on October 6, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

“I started fighting when I was eighteen, but I’ve been training since forever.” Continue reading

Eric Diamandstein: Diamond Cutter!

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , on January 18, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

Eric Diamandstein is a kickboxer truly cast in the Victorian mode. Continue reading

Jason Tramsek: The Next Big Thing?

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , on September 12, 2010 by Jarrod Boyle

 

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.” Continue reading

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