Kobe Bowen is an expert fighter and the owner of KB Kickboxing, which is positioned in Powerhouse Studios, Webster’s Industrial Park, St Michael.
Bowen who’s a former student of The St Leonard’s Boy’s School and a national kickboxing athlete said that he initially became involved in kickboxing resulting from his fascination with fighting.
“Growing up I used to be all the time intrigued by the world of fighting and as I grew in my profession, I knew I wanted it to be a component of my life as I pushed forward as that is something I like. So, I created what’s now my journey as a fallback plan initially if I got injured or needed to fall back. That way I could proceed within the art that shaped me into what I’m today,” he said.
The skilled fighter who has won gold in New York within the Sanda Kickboxing League said that his business which he has been operating for 3 years promotes holistic health resulting from his understanding of the have to be fit and lively as exercise and training are unique to kickboxing. Thus, he enjoys seeing his clients push past their limits and watching their physical and mental growth.
“If I had to decide on some highlights of my profession, I’d need to say it could be fighting in Trinidad and having Herb Dean because the official referee in addition to competing in my first ever bare-knuckle boxing match. Even though it was a bit outside of my element, I used to be capable of achieve this amongst the numerous other known UFC fighters thus it truly was an honour,” he said.
Bowen said kickboxing is growing in Barbados as lots more individuals are willing to learn and appreciate the art form. Nonetheless, he noted that considered one of his challenges would have been teaching individuals the difference between boxing and kickboxing.
“To show individuals the differences between kickboxing and boxing has proved a little bit of a challenge, especially with the changing demographics but I even have found breaking down the concept has helped greatly and has allowed for the amazing growth of KB Kickboxing,” he said.
The businessman and skilled athlete’s advice for any young person is that to achieve success all of it starts within the mind because it isn’t the way you start but the way you finish. (Write Right PR Services).