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Alex Ricci

Alex Ricci

Head Coach, KRU, Founder

Kru Alex Ricci , Head Coach at M1 Thai Boxing, on the outside he’s a lean mean fighting machine, but on the inside, he is a gentle soul with a passion to teach. A mentor to all his students, “I learn a lot through competition. It really tests me. It helps me grow as a person. And I like to share my experiences and pass on my knowledge to other people,” says Ricci, who stumbled upon combat sport of Muay Thai in a library when he was a teenager.

After a visit to Thailand, the motherland of the sport, he began training and competing in fights before opening up a gym in 2006 with Dennis Carelli, that focuses on finding balance and physical strength within men, women and children. ” Has over 20 years of experience. Strong desire with making a difference in their lives. Teaching the next generation everything he has learned in this sport in the last 20 years.

Dennis Carelli

Dennis Carelli

Coach, KRU

Coach Dennis is the son of a professional boxer, introduced to Martial Arts at a very young age. His workouts consist of circuit and conditioning drills, while incorporating Muay Thai techniques.

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