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About Kudo Kan MMA

Get to know us

Founded by the world's most recognized fighters, Kudo Kan centers itself in the heart of Northbrook to create strength, discipline, and courage throuhgout the community. Kudo Kan offers a new style of fighting which mixes Advanced Muay Thai with Kickboxing. The result is a form of art that will teach you how to defend yourself, build true power, and triple your energy within a community of like minded fighters. 

About
Ilja 

Certified MMA Coach and Founder

Raised in the center of Russia, Ilja (Eel-ee-ah) comes from a well experienced background in MMA. Being a multi national champion for kickboxing in many continents, Ilja has gained exposure, expertise and fame in the MMA world.

 

Shortly after his many accomplishments, He cultivated a new style of fighting which stands as a blend of Muay Thai and Kickboxing. He now strives to teach younger generations its new art form and influence the MMA world positively. 

Ilja has grown the school of Kudo Kan from the ground up by intertwining his core values in the culture and atmosphere in the gym. Through is persistent work ethic, strength and creativity in the gym, Ilja has developed discipline, inner true power, courage and friendship among his students.

 
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About
Val 

Certified BJJ/Kickboxing Coach

Ambitious, dedicated, and a strong support in the gym of Kudo Kan. Val has been in the MMA world since a young age. He explored and was trained in dozens of MMA gyms before coming to Kudo Kan. Val has learned the disciplines and techniques to make successful students in all areas of fighting. 

About
Val 

Certified BJJ/Kickboxing Coach

About
Gary 

Certified Kickboxing/Wrestling Coach

Gary is an internationally recognized kickboxing trainer who has taught thousands of students how to defend themselves. He has led many into victories ar Muay Thai, Brazilian Ju Jitsu, and Wrestling championships. Gary teaches them the "New Technique Of Kickboxing" in the era tha we live in today so they can acieve record breaking performance and get into the top 1% of all fighters worldwide. 

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