Mejiro Gym

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Mejiro Gym is a kickboxing gym[1] headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.[2] The gym is considered the "birthplace" of Dutch kickboxing.[3]

History[edit]

Mejiro Gym was founded in 1978 by Jan Plas, a Dutch kickboxer who learned kickboxing from Kenji Kurosaki,[4] a Japanese martial artist who founded the original Mejiro Gym in Mejiro, Tokyo.

With its well-known fighters including Peter Aerts and Rob Kaman,[5] Mejiro Gym has become one of the most famous and accomplished kickboxing gyms in the world.[1]

Fighters[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Pelusi, Joe (2010-09-03). "Jan Plas, Founder of Mejiro Gym, Passes Away". Head Kick Legend. Retrieved 2012-02-01. 
  2. ^ "Mejiro Gym - Centrum - Amsterdam, Noord-Holland". Yelp.nl. 2010-10-23. Retrieved 2012-02-01. 
  3. ^ "Nederland - Kickbokser Jan Plas opgepakt voor drugshandel". Elsevier.nl. 2012-01-27. Retrieved 2012-02-01. 
  4. ^ "Kickboxing Origins | Martial Arts Database". Mardb.com. Retrieved 2012-02-01. 
  5. ^ "Crimesite :: Bekende kickbokstrainer Jan Plas overleden". Crimesite.nl. 2010-09-01. Retrieved 2012-02-01. 

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