Blake Lirette Started his martial arts journey over 30 years ago in a full contact Karate style (ITK) then moved to Kickboxing and Muay Thai where he won the Canadian Muay Thai, ISKA North American, and WKL World Muay Thai Titles, Fought and won in K-1 Las Vegas -with his trademark Spinning back kick KO! Blake has lived and trained martial arts in Thailand, Japan, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Las Vegas. He’s dabbled in boxing with a 1-0 pro record. He currently holds a purple belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and trains wrestling for MMA. "

Since growing up with martial arts I have developed the self-discipline and determination to embrace challenges; to keep moving forward and learn as I go. Martial Arts has provided me with a supportive environment where I've been encouraged to do my best and have had the opportunity to help others around me. -Martial arts is fuel for my soul." Head striking coach of his 3 clubs in Vancouver, BC, Blake has the experience to guide students and aspiring MMA athletes to their full potential; to inspire them to live their best life both inside and outside of the dojo.