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Fredrick “Rick” Powell is a USA certified boxing instructor, former amateur kickboxing competitor and competitive grappler, having competed for Portland based amateur kickboxing promotion Valhalla Gala, and as a grappler in several Oregon based Submission League tournaments, as well as the California based Grappling X promotion and the Jiu Jitsu Worlds tournament in Long Beach California.

Meet Other Trainers

Our Portland City Boxing trainers conduct fitness and specialized classes that will improve your fundamentals of boxing and kickboxing but most importantly your health! Get in shape while learning how to box and have fun doing it. Our coaches and staff are ready to help you meet you goals.

Coach J. teaches Thai Boxing Fundamentals at Portland City Boxing. He has trained in Thailand, competed stateside & continues his active education under his mentors. Having taught in both MMA gyms & collegiate settings, he’s excited to work with the Portland City Boxing community & join it’s great coaching staff. J emphasizes a strong focus on fundamentals, technique, movement and their practical application in ‘live’ settings. He hopes everyone leaves class with some new information in their arsenal – exhausted, happy and 1% better than yesterday!  
  • CERTIFIED ELITE PERSONAL TRAINER (ISSA)
  • CERTIFIED STRENGTH & CONDITIONING COACH (ISSA)
  • CERTIFIED SPORTS NUTRITION SPECIALIST (ISSA)
  • PLANT-BASED NUTRITION COACH (CORNELL UNIVERSITY)
  • TRAINED WITH SANGTIENNOI (PATHUM THANI) SASIPRAPA (BANGKOK) & KHONGSITTHA (LAT PHRAO)
  • TBA CERTIFIED REFEREE & JUDGE (THAI BOXING ASSOCIATION SANCTIONING AUTHORITY)
  • 2X TBA CLASSIC ALUMNI - COMPETITOR & CORNER (WORLD THAI BOXING ASSOCIATION)
  • TBA INSTRUCTOR DEVELOPMENT CAMP ALUMNI (DOUBLE DOSE MUAY THAI - FONTANA, CA)
  • USA BOXING CERTIFIED COACH
  • FUNCTIONAL SELF-DEFENSE INSTRUCTOR; ACADEMIC YEAR 2017-2019 (REED COLLEGE)
    Janie is a certified kickboxing coach with over six years of experience. She is passionate about working out and loves the full-body element that kicking adds to the boxing experience. She is an enthusiastic teacher and especially enjoys encouraging and supporting others in reaching their fitness goals.
      Coach Chris is a great boxing coach and motivator! He listens to your individual health/fitness needs and makes sure to cater your workout to align with those goals even in group classes. Chris focuses on fundamental basics to make sure you have a great foundation and then helps push you to be at your best by gradually adding in complex drills to improve technique.