Striking coaches


Chris Thake

Chris started practicing Muay Thai back in the days of UFC 1 under the instruction of Keith Hackney. Chris has coached MMA fighters for years and is an excellent striking coach.

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dean mangano

Dean specializes in boxing and trains a team for Golden Gloves every year. He is also our striking fitness coach and will put you through the paces to get your cardio and strength to where it needs to be.

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lukasz banach

Lukasz teaches at our Naperville location and is one of the best Muay Thai instructors in the Chicagoland area. He has trained numerous fighters for the prestigious Glory Kickboxing promotion. 


Mitch Kazuk

Mitch teaches kickboxing classes on Saturdays and is an active Golden Gloves competitor. His upbeat attitude and his fervor for learning makes him both a great teacher and student of the arts.

You are not the most important person in your gym. Your training partner is. They sacrifice their time, energy and body in order to train your art. For without them, you can’t train.

Respect your training partners.