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Launch of new Boonchu website

Hello and welcome to our new and improved Boonchu website. It has taken a few years to get my act together updating the site but am excited to get up and running again. Please drop in to keep up to date with up and coming fight shows and what the Boonchu fighters are up too. Thank you for our support and hope we can keep entertaining you with our violence.

JWP's best April fools day joke 2010

Someone in Hollywood must have seen my small movie clip, I have been asked to fly to hollywood to audition as a extra playing along side Jason Statham, I am sooooooooo excited! They said its only a small part but they liked what they saw and think they can help get my profile to the …


Ford drivers become men of steel

A number of Ford V8 Supercar drivers will this week prove they are made of steel. Mark Winterbottom, Steve Richards, Paul Dumbrell and James Moffat are all set for the inaugural FPR Men of Steel Fitness Challenge which takes place over two days this week on the Gold Coast. Joining the drivers for the Orrcon …


First glimpse of JWP acting gig

I am very lucky to have Jim Richards and his son Jacob come down to my gym and train a few times a week. Jim is a producer here on the Coast and gave Thor and I a chance to be in a short movie that we are going to enter into the LA film …


Thor hammers six-time world champion

JOHN Wayne Parr has witnessed and fought to record some incredible victories in the kickboxing ring. However, Thor Hoopmann’s destruction of six-time heavyweight world champion Paul Slowinski on Saturday night was up there among trainer Parr’s greatest highlights. “Paul had 20 kilos on Thor, had three times as many fights and had fought all over …


Parr Power John Wayne and Angie Parr

John Wayne and Angie Parr juggle the commitments of kids, family life and high-profile careers as two of the nations most respected and successful fighters. What qualities make for a great family life? Are they similar to the qualities that make a great fighter? Visit International Kickboxer Magazine Online for full story

Fight for trophy space

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 …


Locked And Loaded DVD

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 …


JWP signature custom rings

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 …


JWP with v8 supercar drivers

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 …