Pride Muay Thai 

Passion. Respect. Integrity. Dedication. Excellence. 

Kru Wayne Pokornik
Owner, Head Instructor, Amateur Muay Thai Fighter

 

Kru Wayne has had a passion for martial arts since a very young age. As a child he trained in Tae Kwon Do and Kung Fu. In his late teens and early 20's he found his passion in Muay Thai, training at a couple of gyms in the city where he was able to start his amateur fight career. To date, he has showcased his skills in the ring over 20 times, and holds the title for WKA Western Canadian Middleweight Muay Thai Champion (received in 2012).


Wayne's love for Muay Thai inspired him to open his own school in the summer of 2012 so he could share his passion. He continues to learn and expand his knowledge by participating in different courses, seminars and clinics around the country.


He has his CPR and First Aid certification.


Accolades:

2012 Western Canadian Light middleweight Champion

 

Charleen Pokornik
Owner, Instructor, Manager

Charleen was introduced and started training Muay Thai in 2008. In January of 2011, she started helping Wayne train for his competitions. Through his training, she found a love and passion for it as well. 


In 2012, she supported Wayne's decision to start his own school and has many active roles as a co-owner. Charleen is active in the instruction of classes. helps coach the fighters for competitions, and manages all aspects of the business.

 

Charleen has her CPR & First Aid Certification.


Accolades:

2014 TBA-SA Muay Thai Classic Senior Superheavy Weight Champion.


Our Team


Kevin Kumhyr

Grappling & MMA Instructor


Specializing in no-gi grappling, Kevin has been an active competitor since 2006. For the last three years he has focused on training around the 10th Planet System with Ryan Brick.


In 2014, Kevin accepted the role as head coach for the grappling and MMA classes.


Contact Information:

Cell: 204.960.7367

Email: [email protected]


Brianne Ouellette

Poo Choi (Assistant Instructor), Amateur Muay Thai Fighter

Bio Coming Soon


Sarah

Club Manager, Mascot, Door Greeter, Motivator

Sarah has been motivating students since she was only 8 weeks old. 

She loves meeting new friends and loves getting her belly rubs. 

No need to be scared of her, she's a sweetheart. 


Steven Saranchuk

Assistant Youth Grappling

Steven has been training no-gi grappling on and off since 2006 and has been a dedicated member of Pride Muay Thai since 2014.
 
His consistency in training both muay thai and no-grappling has made him a valuable member of the club.

In 2017, he accepted the position of assistant to the youth grappling class where he takes great pride and care in teaching the students the fundamentals of self defense as well as to help them imporve as martial artists.

Accolades

2016 Student of the Year - Pride Muay Thai

No-gi grappling
1 gold medal - submission only
1 silver medal


Sarah Mclarty

KickFit30 Coach

Bio Coming Soon


Chantilly Zorget

KickFit30 Coach

Bio Coming Soon