Born and raised in Ottawa Ontario, Robbie moved to Alberta at age 12, where he joined the wrestling team in his school and began competing. At age 15 he started his martial arts journey pursuing a black belt in Tae Kwon Do. At age 20, he began practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai. With a passion for competing, Robbie tested his skills at tournaments, amateur bouts and eventually competed internationally as a professional in both Muay Thai and Mixed Martial Arts. Robbie lived, trained and competed in Thailand. He also lived and trained in Milwaukee Wisconsin at Roufusport MMA Academy under the Tutelage of renowned mixed martial arts coach and 4 time Kickboxing World Champion Duke Roufus. Robbie has been instructing Martial Arts for over 10 years and has a genuine passion for teaching. He retired early from competing professionally to enjoy additional time with his children. Robbie is the first Canadian to achieve Muay Thai instructor certification from the renowned Sitsongpeenong Muay Thai Camp in Bangkok Thailand.

Paul P-mac MacKenzie

Boxing Instructor (Intermediate / Advanced)

Paul “P-MAC” MacKenzie born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta has been involved in Combat Sports for 21 years. He started his martial arts journey at age 5 and received his black belt at 11 years old. He spent a couple years training Kung Fu and at the age of 12 Paul joined the sport he fell in love with… BOXING. Paul had a great amateur career fighting 49 times and travelling all over Canada, USA and to Ireland to compete. As a professional he had 10 fights and was ranked 3rd in Canada. He has been in the sport of Boxing for 14 years and counting.

Sifu Alan Relf

White crane kung-fu

Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Sifu Alan Relf began wrestling on his school team in 1969, eventually earning a provincial championship in 1973. After high school he began his martial arts career when he joined Grand Master Frank Lee’s White Crane Kung Fu school. Under the tutelage of Master Lee’s best fighter, Master David Lygo, he was awarded his black sash in 1981 and has since continued to pursue excellence in kung fu form and fighting. Alan revisited his wrestling roots in his early forties by entering several submission grappling tournaments over a number of years, taking medals away from each one. Alan comes to us directly from Frank Lee’s gym where he instructed Catch Wrestling and Kung Fu classes for the last seven years.


Boxing Instructor

Missy started her boxing journey in 2012. Initially she was only interested in weight loss and to get a self-esteem boost. Needless to say, after her first class she was HOOKED! Weight management and confidence was always a struggle for Missy as long as she can remember until she fell in love with boxing. In 2013, Missy achieved her Level 1 Coaches Certificate and has been a Boxing Coach full time ever since. In 2015, Missy had her first amateur boxing match and has been actively competing since, compiling a record of 9 wins with only 1 loss. Missy aspires to Box professionally and after another 10 amateur matches plans to transition to pro and begin climbing the professional ranks.



Mitch is originally from Leamington, Ontario; a small community outside of Windsor in Southern Ontario. He began wrestling at the age of 12 collecting many provincial medals in both Freestyle and Greco Roman wrestling. He then went on to win nationals in both Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling which afforded him the opportunity to represent Canada internationally and become an athlete at the Olympic Training Center in Montreal.

Mitch’s passion and skill at wrestling allowed him to be awarded a scholarship to Concordia University in Montreal where he was able to pursue his second love which is teaching. Following the completion of his History degree he enlisted in the military where he ultimately ended up in the ranks of the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry Airborne company. There he is the head coach of the Western Canadian Military Grappling Team where he helped the team reach 2nd place at the 2017 Nationals while achieving 1st place in 2018.

While in Alberta Mitch made strides to remain connected to the wrestling community by taking on the role of Assistant Coach for the University of Alberta Wrestling. Coaching has always been a passion of his and has allowed him to teach all ages and at all levels. He looks forward to this new chapter in his coaching career and hopes to use his 15+ years of wrestling experience to NXT LVL.



Jeet started training in Tae Kwon Do at the age of 6. He achieved a 2nd degree black belt and competed around the world including the world championships in Russia where he won a bronze medal and the US Nationals in Orlando, Florida where he won 2 silver medals. Prior to moving to Edmonton, Jeet instructed both children and adults. At the age of 25, Jeet started training Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the Fire Martial Arts where he met Coach Robbie Merrill. Jeet began developing his skills in Muay Thai, Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and now competes professionally in Mixed Martial Arts. Jeet actively competes in Mixed Martial Arts and has a professional record of 4 wins and 2 Losses.




Built from techniques of Muay Thai...





A martial art, combat sport and self defense system...





White Crane Kung Fu emphasizes evasion and to attack an opponent’s vulnerabilities instead of using physical strength.





Improve fitness, balance, coordination, reactivity and agility...




We also offer “kid-friendly” versions of all our core classes aimed at teaching youths the importance of hard work, respect, self-confidence and discipline.



204 91st SW • Edmonton, AB

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