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Fighting Injury – On the Business of Becoming Hardened

Posted in Kickboxing, Observation with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on December 2, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

I once trained with Nathan ‘Carnage’ Corbett while writing an article about him for International Kickboxer Magazine. He had a big fight coming up against a European opponent, and Carnage was then, as he is now, in a unique position; he’s almost never been beaten. Continue reading

Kickboxing Showreel – Updated

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , on January 17, 2012 by Jarrod Boyle

My updated kickboxing showreel, courtesy of Nick Moore. He’s been joking about making a version where I sustain all the hits. Probably not a bad idea – there’s probably more than a few people who would enjoy it.

Shooting Star: 2010 K1 Oceania GP

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing, Writing with tags , , , , , , , , , on October 10, 2010 by Jarrod Boyle

International Kickboxer Magazine, Vol. 18, No.4

The K1 World Grand Prix, the most prestigious international stand-up martial arts event, returned to the Oceania region on July 10 for the first time in seven years. Previously, the Oceania qualifier had been staged by Tarik Solak in Melbourne, Australia, and in Auckland, New Zealand, by Dixon McIver. Both promoters put their unique stamp on the event and set a high benchmark for every event to follow. Continue reading

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