Sifu Kevin Garcia has been training in martial arts for over 30 years, earning his 6th degree black belt. He has trained in various styles, such as Sanshou (Chinese kickboxing), Muay Thai, Western boxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, Judo, mixed martial arts, Shaolin kung fu, and Kenpo karate.
He has successfully competed and coached in more than 100 fights, winning regional, national, and international competitions in boxing & kickboxing. Sifu Garcia’s passion for teaching afforded him the opportunity to teach martial arts as a public school teacher for Houston Independent School District from 1996-1998.
Sifu Garcia ran one of the most successful academies in the Houston area for over 15 years. His classes were featured on local news channels ABC13 – KTRK and NBC2 – KPRC. He has taught thousands of students, hundreds of whom have earned the rank of black belt.
Sifu Garcia is excited to have opened Katy’s first kickboxing academy and looks forward to serving the Katy community.
Sifu Garcia is currently training under tenth degree black belt John Hackleman, owner and founder of The Pit. He holds a black belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu and is currently studying under American Top Team black belt Luigi Mondelli. Sifu Garcia is a certified coach of the USA Boxing and USA Weight Lifting associations.