Franco Melchioretto, former
Kickboxing Champion from Switzerland.
Franco was also active as an SWISS National Team
coach and works as an "Martial Arts" Referee across Europe and Asia.
Franco runs and/or coaches today 12 affiliated school across Switzerland including our school in Minneapolis.
|About Franco Melchioretto:|
|Franco Melchioretto was an proffessional Kickboxing Full-Contact fighter in the 80's.|
He won several European Champion- ships and Mastertitels during his career.
holds today an 7th Dan Black Belt in Kickboxing which was awarded to
him by the German commitee for Martial Arts and is an
livetime member in the Hall of Fame for Martial Artists in Munich,
holds an 3rd Dan Black Belt in Karate..
|Franco developed Power Defense (or adapted Kickboxing) to bring Kickboxing to the
motivated average sportive that wanted to learn this great sport but doesent want to fight.|
Power Defense; Kickboxing was reserved to a few highly motivated
fighters which where trained to fight championships. The other sportive
had to train with them and got blessures from time to time.
Franco did want to change this and eliminated the violent components of Kickboxing and replaced it
with an similar approach to fight training but without the contact
Beside this, he incorporated the most effective
self-defense techniques he has found around the globe to make his Kickboxing an complete
system that gives great shape and the asset of Martial Art Street Ready Self- Defense
to his system.
|All this makes our Kickboxing so unique !|