Kendrick Miree - Strykerz - Male Striker
Kendrick Miree Vs Bogdan_Moroz

What attracted you to Muay Thai?

I always loved watching Muay Thai movies and real fights. What did it for me is when my cousin, Cyrus ” Black Dynamite” Washington, started competing in Muay Thai and became a multiple world champion in the sport.

How would you describe your experience fighting in Shin Do Kumate?

Shin Do Kumate was a great experience. I ‘ve fought for NBC Sports Network during my time with WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING and I must say the promotions are similar when it comes to quality fights and promotion staff. Shin Do Kumate has a great future.

What was one of your favorite fights?

Besides my fight, I enjoyed watching the main event. Both fighters came to fight which resulted in a nasty K.O. victory!

How long have you been training?

I’ve been training for 6 years at ATT Atlanta and the BLACKZILIANS.

What is your favorite part about training?

It’s me vs. me! That’s what I love about training. There’s nothing better about conquering your limitations.

What is the hardest part about training for a fight?

The hardest thing about training for a fight is sacrificing time with your family and friends to focus on your fight. You have zero social life when focusing.

What are your goals?

My goal in combat sports is to be champion! Simple.

What inspires you?

My hometown of Saginaw. Saginaw doesn’t offer much of anything. There are little to no jobs and a lot of crime, but some how a few us make it out to do big things.

 How has Muay Thai changed your life for the better?

Muay Thai pays the bills. (Laughs) I am a full time instructor at a gym. I love learning more and more about the art. It keeps me feed mentally and spiritually.

What is a fun fact about yourself?

I am a Jack of all trades. I’ve done everything from driving semi-trucks over the road, movies, modeling, valet, business owner and fighting. There is nothing I can’t do! (Laughs)

Vincent McGuinnes - Strykerz - Male Striker

What attracted you to Muay Thai?

The thing that attracted most to Muay Thai was watching Anderson Silva fight. He was my inspiration to start training Muay Thai.

How would you describe your experience fighting in Shin Do Kumate?

My experience with the kumate was a lot of fun. It was the first time I had competed in kickboxing since turning pro, can’t wait to do it again.

What was one of your favorite fights?

My favorite fight was against Michael D’angelo. I had just come back from California having trained with Duane Ludwig. I was able to showcase many of the new skills and techniques I had ascertained through Bang Muay Thai.

How long have you been training?

I have been training for 9 years.

What is your favorite part about training?

My favorite part of training is just generally pushing my limits. Whether it’s strength and conditioning, grappling or striking, I just love to feel myself improving. Every camp I raise the bar a bit higher, and become a better martial artist and athlete.

What is the hardest part about training for a fight?

The hardest part for me is just the waiting and the anticipation. I’m always in shape and ready to go so a lot of the time the hardest part is just slowing myself down and making sure I don’t over train.

What are your goals?

My goal is to be a world champion.

What inspires you?

I’m inspired by other world champions. How hard they work, and how sharp their technique is. It’s a blue print for reaching my goals.

 How has Muay Thai changed your life for the better?

Muay Thai has brought out characteristics that I didn’t know I had. I’m not sure martial arts can “make” you a better person. I just believe that it can be a guide to unlocking your full potential and capability.

What is a fun fact about yourself?

A fun fact about me is that I love short shorts not just when competing but in everyday life 🙂