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Kurtis Staiti: In The Bloodline

Posted in Kickboxing, Muay Thai with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 18, 2016 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, March/April 2016

Kurt Staiti has the advantage of coming from a close-knit family of Muay Thai addicts. His uncle is Mark Staiti, who was introduced to Peter Kent, head trainer of Matrix Muay Thai, by Chris Staiti, Kurt’s father. Continue reading

Sam Ballantyne: Natural Born Fighter

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing, Martial Arts with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 8, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

Photo courtesy of Brock Doe Fight Photography. https://www.facebook.com/BrockDoeFP?fref=photo

International Kickboxer Magazine, May/June 2015

Sam Ballantyne was born in Slough, England in 1989 and made the move to Australia two years later. He, his mother and brother settled in Bunbury in Western Australia and it wasn’t long before he found his calling. Continue reading

Andre Meunier

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing, Martial Arts, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 2, 2015 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, Nov/Dec 2014

Andre Meunier is a ‘can do’ sort of fighter. Continue reading

Millad Farzad: The Sky’s the Limit

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 20, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle

Nemesis 3 Muay Thai

International Kickboxer Magazine, May/June 2014

Most under-age kids are trying to forge a fake ID in order to go clubbing. Millad Farzad had plans far more distinct than that and, as it turns out, far more successful. Continue reading

The World’s Best Muay Thai

Posted in Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 12, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle

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International Kickboxer Magazine, Jan/Feb 2013

Kickboxing, as a sport, as been evolving since the early eighties. Its roots in Muay Thai have remained constant, however; Muay Thai continues to exist despite fashion and rule changes and springs up like a hardy flower in the most unlikely of places, taking root amongst passionate practitioners and audiences alike. JARROD BOYLE takes you on a whirlwind tour of the best fighters defining and promoting the art worldwide. Continue reading

A Tribute: Mark Fowler

Posted in Journalism, Kickboxing with tags , , , , , , on December 19, 2011 by Jarrod Boyle

Tragedy has struck at Andrew Parnham’s Photajaroen (PTJ) Thaiboxing gym in Ryde, Sydney, and the repercussions have been felt around the country. It’s a loss for the sport itself and more negative publicity we don’t need, but worst of all, the Australian kickboxing community has lost a significant member of its social fabric. Continue reading

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