Larry Borden has been training and teaching Martial Arts for over 30 years.
He was a Professional Fighter with over 150 fights in Kyokushin,Kickboxing,Muay Thai and mma.A 2nd Degree in Taekwon-Do,Muay Thai Trainer,Level 3 Jun Fan/Jkd Concepts.
Larry was the Battle of Daytona Champion, Cruisin’ 4 A Bruisin’ Champion, 3x veteran of the USA Extreme Challenge 8 Man Tournament, 2x veteran of the U.S. Shidokan 8 Man MMA Tournament, & The WCL “Miami Force” Assistant Coach.
Larry has trained many places overseas, including Thailand and Holland where he trained at “The Famous” Mejiro Gym in Amsterdam (1995).
Larry is a product of the “JKD Concepts Family” where he studied many styles, but fell in love with “Muay Thai” kickboxing because of it’s aggressive nature. He has had the privlige to train with many famous instructors especially Guru Dan Inosanto and Chai Sirasute, as well as Rickson Gracie, Professor Salem Assli, Erik Paulson & Kwon Jae, Hwa. Also local South Florida Kickboxing “Champ” Bonnie Canino and Taekwondo instructor Victor Davanzo.
Larry has been a Fight Manager, Referee, Certified Judge, Promoter, Matchmaker and a Fighter!
“But most of all an”Instructor…”
Teaching his students day in and day out is the most rewarding part of his journey in the Martial Arts.
“…it’s really my extended family.”