Our Team

Our Mission

To honour our community with a relentless commitment to inspire, enrich, and journey alongside

Our Story

Durham Muay Thai & Kickboxing’s foundation was created by passion, heart and soul combined with a lifelong commitment to learning. The Team at Durham Muay Thai & Kickboxing is a family. We’re a family that’s dedicated to the growth and well-being of one another, and our community.


Chris Martin – Owner, Head Instructor

Chris Martin has been involved in Martial Arts (Kickboxing, Muay Thai, Boxing, and Karate) for over 28 years. His passion to share knowledge, inspire students, clients and teams towards reaching not only their fitness goals, but life goals cannot be matched.

Prior to opening Durham Muay Thai & Kickboxing, Chris trained and coached at several gyms across the province. As a competitor, Chris has competed in over 85 sanctioned events. As a coach, Chris has prepared athletes for over 300 events producing both Provincial and National champions in several disciplines. As well as being a lifetime student of the famous Twin Dragon Kickboxing Family, Chris is also recognized by the Sports Authority of Thailand as a Certified Kru of Muay Thai.


Jonathan Steyn – Kru of Muay Thai / WAKO Certified Coach

Jodi Cresswell – WAKO Certified Coach

Terry Adair – WAKO Certified Coach

Chris Hickman – Boxing Coach

Chantelle Adair – Instructor (Ladies Kickboxing)

Benton Morden – Instructor (Muay Thai Essentials)

Alli Johaadien – Instructor (Muay Thai Essentials)

Parker Adair – Assistant Instructor (Kids Muay Thai)

Jasper Mitchell – Assistant Instructor (Kids Muay Thai)

Sydney Adair – Office Administrator