Fight for trophy space

Mar 27, 2010 No Comments by

Space is running out along the trophy shelves of `John’ Wayne Parr’s gym in Burleigh. Already cluttered with the fruits of Parr and wife Angela’s world-beating Muay Thai careers, now one of his star pupils Sarah O’Connell is also demanding room. O’Connell this week returned from Bangkok where she won the WMPF 55kg world crown […]

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Locked And Loaded DVD

Mar 26, 2010 No Comments by

Star of The Contender Asia and 5 time Muay Thai World Champion ‘The Gunslinger – John Wayne Parr’ presents Locked and Loaded. With 100 fights and over 20 years as a professional fighter John Wayne Parr is one of the world’s best. JWP has released his much anticipated Muay Thai Training DVD’s. JWP teaches authentic […]

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JWP signature custom rings

Mar 26, 2010 3 Comments

After having so much trouble trying to find a ring for my gym I was lucky enough to meet Shane who said there shouldn’t be any problems making one up. Shane made the ring in kit form making it easy to pull apart and put back up, after doing a few promotions we have worked […]

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Thailand Story Part 2 JWP

Mar 26, 2010 2 Comments

When I was younger I fell in love with a man, not in a gay way but as a hero. His name was Van Damme and the movie Kickboxer just came out, this was one of the greatest movies ever produced in the eyes of a 13yo. I was already into martial arts training taekwondo […]

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Thailand Story Part 1 JWP

Mar 25, 2010 No Comments

After being lucky enough to gt sponsored when I was 19 to train in Thailand, I was sent to Sidyodtong for 3 months, was suppose to be there 6 months but there was no love for Farlung there and was lucky to be picked up by Loomingkwan gym after 3 months, who were friends with […]

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JWP with v8 supercar drivers

Mar 23, 2010 No Comments

The boys had fun again this year. Just gave them a quick run through on technique, then some pad drills, then we padded up and got them sparring each other, then I did one round each with them. Mark Winterbottom is a natural and a few months training I reckon would have a good crack […]

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JWP International Kickboxing Covers

Mar 23, 2010 No Comments

As you can see i have been very fortune to make the cover of the IK Magzine on quite a few occassions and hopefully i will grace the cover again as i keep training hard. Below are a few covers i made in Australia’s best KB Publication the ” International Kickboxer ” Magazine.

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JWP Inside Sport

Mar 23, 2010 No Comments

Today’s boxing fan wants faster and more brutal bouts, and TV series like The Contender are delivering. Meet John Wayne Parr, the Aussie in the middle of the successful concept’s Asian affair. John Wayne Parr – “The Gunslinger”, five-time Muay Thai world titlist, one of the finest stand-up fighters in the world – looks every […]

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Iron Life Magazine

Mar 22, 2010 No Comments

I’ve been doing the fighter of the month feature for a few months now and I’ve featured Up and coming fighters and even featured trainers. Since we’re at the close of 2004, in review of what was in my opinion, a late starter in terms of great fighting, I would like to give this fighter […]

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Ralph Interview

Mar 22, 2010 1 Comment

John Wayne Parr has five world kickboxing titles, 225 stitches and one hot wife. WERE your oldies fans of western flicks? No, this name was given to me when I went to live and fight in Thailand. My real name, Wayne, means “bastard” to them so I had to come up with something new. “John […]

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