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Instructor Mike with belts

Mike “Iron Fist” Doherty

Owner/Lead Instructor at Nomad Striking Academy
– 2020 to present
Former Owner/Lead Instructor of Dohjo Muay Thai & Fitness
– 2012-2020

Competitive Accomplishments

  • 18 years of martial arts experience. 45+ Amateur Bouts in K1, Muay Thai, Kickboxing and MMA. 1-0 as a professional.
  • Ranked #1 in Ontario and #8 in WBC as a Professional.
  • Traveled, Trained and Competed in Thailand.
  • 2010 WKA Canadian 165 lbs National Kickboxing Champion
  • 2011 CASK Canadian 155lbs National K1 Champion
  • 2015 First MTO Open Class bout in history
  • 2015 WKF Canadian 165lbs National K1 Champion
  • 2015 WKF Canadian 165lbs National Muay Thai Champion
  • 2017 Destiny Muay Thai 165lbs International Champion
  • 2019 WAKO Canadian 165lbs National K1 Champion
  • 2019 IKF World Kickboxing 160lbs Champion
  • 2022 Legacy Kickboxing 165lbs K1 Champion
  • 3X Team Canada K1 World Athlete
  • 2022 World Games Competitor
  • 2023 Road to One Tournament Athlete

Coaching Accomplishments

  • Certified Kru of Muay Thai. First official Kru of Muay Thai in the Kawartha Lakes area.
  • Level 2 Kickboxing Coach
  • Functional Patterns Human Foundations Practitioner
  • 2020 Winter Games Youth Coach
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters mentor
  • Coached 1000’s of athletes in the Kawartha Lakes area.
  • Produced and Coached Provincial and National Champions from youth to adult.