Muay Thai Champion Returns to the Ring

He’s Baaaaack!! Elite Sports Physical Therapy (ESPT) is thrilled to see Muay Thai Champion Kevin Ross return to the sport he loves. Kevin recently signed a contract with Lion Fight Promotions and is scheduled to return to the ring on January 25, 2013 for “Lion Fight 8” from inside the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Kevin Ross (aka The Soul Assassin) is an icon for Muay Thai in the U.S. and is recovering from ACL surgery. He is currently ranked 10th in the world by the WBC for Muay Thai in the Super Light Weight Division.

“It gives us great pleasure to we working with individuals of world-class caliber like Kevin,” says Jacon C. Chun, MPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS, ESPT’s Director, and one of the few Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialists in the Bay Area. “But ESPT is not just reserved for these top-notch athletes. Anybody can come receive our first-class service.”

“Kevin’s dedication and commitment to rehabilitation was remarkable. He did everything we asked and more,” raves Chun. “He’s a dream patient to work with because of his dedication to his health and his sport.”

Lion Fight 8 will be broadcast on AXS TV on january 25, 2013. For exact time, please check local listings or visit www.lionfightpromotions.com.

Come see for yourself what sets ESPT apart from the competition. Check us out at www.espt-ca.com. We don’t just make you feel better, we help you get better!

Congratulations Miriam – WMC World Champ!

In her first fight in over a year, Miriam Nakamoto captured the WMC World Title over Sandra Bastian this past weekend at the Legends Muay Thai Championship in San Francisco. She’s a testament to the dedication her sports requires with her work ethic and her drive. 

Congratulations Miriam! Great job!!

You can find out more about Miriam’s goals in 2012 by checking out her video interview at Front Row Fights here.

Another MMA Fighter Working With ESPT

Elite Sports Physical Therapy is pleased to announce that we are working with MMA fighter Dominique Robinson, “The Real Fallen Angel.”

Dominique is a young up and coming MMA fighter who’s origins lie in the deep south of Louisiana. He began his training at American Kickboxing Academy under the tutelage of Bob Cook. He left when Frank Shamrock had a falling out with the gym. After splitting with Frank, he began to offer himself up as a training partner for the Cesar Gracie Fight Team.

Currently Domique works with Felipe Martinez on his boxing and calls this 2-Man Band the “Goon Squad.”He is willing to go where he can to seek knowledge and take is MMA fighting the the next level. At the current time, he is the only fighter to have studied under both the Shamrock and Gracie families. Dominique has a career record of 6-4 with 4 TKO’s and 2 Decisions.

We are proud that we can help Dominique continue to pursue his fighting dreams. You too can have access to the elite care that the The Real Fallen Angel receives. For information how, you can check out our website at www.espt-ca.com.

World Champion Fighter Chooses ESPT

Another elite athlete has chosen ESPT as their physical therapy provider. World Champion Muay Thai fighter Miriam Nakamoto is coming to Elite Sports Physical Therapy for her rehab needs.

Considered one of the top female strikers in the world, Miriam is versatile in both Muay Thai kickboxing and traditional boxing. She has been involved in the striking arts for over 11 years, and became a professional in 2005. She has a Muay Thai record of 13-0.

Miriam has a host of fighting awards, accolades, and honors to her name. A testament to her skill and her coaching, since she has bested fellow competitors with much more experience. The most recent title she captured was the the coveted WBC World Title on August 21, 2010 in Haikou City, Hainan Island, China. She scored a vicious first round KO over Luxemburg’s Claire High. Haigh was ranked 3rd in the world at the time.

Miriam currently trains out of Combat Sports Academy in Dublin, CA under the tutelage of Coach Kirian Fitzgibbons, head coach of the US National Muay Thai team.

“It’s a great honor and privilege that athletes of Miriam’s caliber choose ESPT,” says Director of Physical Therapy, Jacon C. Chun, MPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS. “I think that speaks volumes about the level of service we provide and how we can meet the needs and expectations of these special patients.”

With one of the only Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialists in the East Bay leading the team, ESPT has facilities in Dublin and Fremont to serve everybody’s physical therapy needs. Whether you’re a world-class competitor or a weekend warrior, if you want quality sports and orthopedic physical therapy in the San Francisco East Bay, there’s only one choice- Elite Sports Physical Therapy.

For more information, feel free to visit our website at www.espt-ca.com.