the champion! Kickboxing trainer Ronnie Schönig and his disciples win medals for the Taofit Martial Arts Academy in Dresden at the World Championships in Wales.
Dresden – He collects World Cup bullion like other rare stamps. Alone has 14 world championship titles kick boxing-Trainer Ronnie Schönig (45) for his martial arts academy “Taofit”, founded in 1994 Dresden brought. Gold numbers 13 and 14 at the World Championships in Great Britain went to his disciples Herbert Kincher (36) and Richard Presch (32).
That’s not the only thing Schönig can be proud of. The youth are already in the ring for the practicing Buddhist.
“I traveled to Cardiff with a total of four fighters,” he says. Two young talents – Marvin Scholz (16) and Thor Reissnauer (16) – fought for one silver and three bronze medals in their weight categories in Wales in the light contact category.
Schönig, who coached the German national team until 2011, proudly said, “I’ve had him under my wing for many years. I’ve been training Thor since the age of five. My champion learned the basics from me.”
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His next goal: “In October 2023 I will fly with my champion to the World Cup in Canada.”
But Schönig’s sporting spirit goes far beyond the victories and defeats of his students: “In March, the German Kickboxing Championship will take place in Dresden. I want to establish this competition permanently in Dresden and get to know it better. “
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