Benny ‘The Jet’ Urquidez lands Down Under

Written by Ben Stone

US kickboxing and karate legend Benny ‘The Jet’ Urquidez will make his annual visit Down Under in October, teaching seminars around the country. Hosted by Sydney-based taekwondo master James Sheedy, Urquidez will return for the eighth year in a row.

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US kickboxing and karate legend Benny ‘The Jet’ Urquidez will make his annual visit Down Under in October, teaching seminars around the country.

Urquidez is a kickboxing pioneer and undefeated champion who held five world titles before his retirement from fighting in 1993, winning 63 title fights — and 59 fights by knockout — in a career that began in 1974. Also a highly regarded fight choreographer on Hollywood films, Urquidez was recognised for his contribution to the evolution of full-contact karate and at the Martial Arts SuperShow in Las Vegas earlier this year.

Urquidez will hold 12 training seminars in his Ukidokan karate/kickboxing system and numerous speaking engagements across NSW, Vic. And Qld between 14 and 29 October.

“It’s a fantastic opportunity to train with one of the most exciting and renowned martial artists in the modern era,” said Master Sheedy of his kickboxing mentor. “His skill set and experience is an asset to any fighter who is making their way in MMA or kickboxing…or in fact any student training in any martial arts system.”

If you don’t want to miss out on attending or hosting a seminar with ‘The Jet’, head straight over to https://www.facebook.com/bennythejet2017Oztour/ or contact James Sheedy (0403 985 099 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).


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