Chakuriki Gym

Chakuriki Gym

Chakuriki Gym is a kickboxing gym, headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Founded in 1972, it is one of the oldest kickboxing gyms in the Netherlands.



The gym was founded in 1972 by Thom Harinck, who origanally began teaching his own style named "Chakuriki", a mixture of techniques from boxing, Kyokushin karate, judo, jujutsu and wrestling.[1]

Chakuriki later became a kickboxing gym as Harinck added Muay Thai and Savate to his repetoir. In 1978, fighters from Chakuriki became the first Dutch to fight at Lumpini Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.[2]




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