THE COACHES

 URBAN LEGENDS FAMILY

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KHALED ELBASSAT

HEAD COACH / OWNER

Coach Khaled is one of the youngest boxing trainers

in Montreal, with 10 years of experience in the boxing

industry, with FQBO certification, level 1 and 2.

 

Khaled found boxing at a young age when he first moved from Egypt to Canada. He fell in love with sport the first day

he stepped in the ring, an experience that changed his life

and inspired him to share that passion with others. 

 

He has over 25 fights in amateur boxing, at the national

and  international level. Having competed at the highest

level of amateur boxing in Quebec, he has also worked

along side and sparred with world champions.

 

With his vast experience in the sport, he was able to

open his own studio where he teaches the classic style

of boxing. Coach Khaled is a firm believer of community

and growing together. Getting to know each person that

walks into the studio, personally, is one of the most important

values shared. Urban Legends Boxing is home to many members who are now family.

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MICHAEL DORADO

BOXING COACH

A sport that is more than just a sport, boxing is an outlet for Coach Michael that has allowed him to express himself and unwind.  

 

With 8 years experience boxing,Michael is translating 

all he has acquired to his clients. Michael is a certified level 1 boxing coach under BOXE Québec.

 

He also has 5 years of youth work experience with

the YMCA of Québec through supervising teenagers ages 12 to 17 in after school programming as well

as facilitating drug prevention and mental health workshops in LBPSB high schools throughout

the West Island.

 

Now at Urban Legends, Michael is in charge of

the youth program, a program allowing for young athletes to come to the studio to not only learn how

to box but learn the importance of discipline, hard work and determination

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CURTIS DEVITO

BOXING COACH

Falling in love with the Sport at an early age,

only realizing later that boxing is a lifestyle and

not a sport. 

 

Although self taught, he journeyed through some

of the Best Boxing Clubs Montreal has to offer

and learned from some of the Best Boxing

Trainers QC had produced. 

 

Certified as a boxing trainer with Boxe Quebec

and Boxing Canada, he uses a functional, theoretical and fun approach in assisting

students realize their goals. 

 

A tough but fair, charismatic and motivated coach that is driven through experience and passion.

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VANESSA RINALDI

BOXING COACH

Coach Vanessa has five years of experience in boxing and her passion for the sport is reflected in her work.

Her studies in Athletic Therapy gives her that edge to

not only teach proper boxing techniques but implement proper body mechanics and injury prevention exercises within her sessions.

 

As a woman in boxing, her mission is to inspire women and debunk the stigma around women in boxing. She is excited to maintain and grow the Urban Legends family.

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MATHIEU GOYER

CONDITIONING COACH 

Mathieu is a certified personal trainer and group class instructor. He has great experience with people of all

ages and fitness level, ranging from professional athletes

to people who just want to lead a healthy lifestyle. Strength

& conditioning and mobility trainings are his expertise.

As a martial arts practitioner and coach, Mathieu has participated in world Capoeira championships held in

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, reaching the quarter finals in 2015.

He also obtained a black belt in Shotokan Karate in 2003

and represented the Quebec team in national competitions.

He coached Karate athletes who hit podiums at

international competitions.

Mathieu believes that to achieve any goals you have in life, consistency is the key. He believes in a fun and positive approach to training while always making sure that the proper technique is maintained throughout every training and class.

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