Liz Drew began her career as a martial artist in college studying Tae Kwan Do. When she moved to St. Louis she began studying at the 5 Animal Shaolin Academy under Sifu Larry Adams. After several years she was accepted as the first female student of Master Qin Rong Yu, studying San Da.
When he left the country he encouraged her to find a western boxing coach. Sam Gaines of Jefferson City guided her professional boxing career for the next 5 years. She held the Midwest Lightweight title, was ranked #1 in the world by the WIBF in 2005 and fought for the WIBF world title in 2007. She then spent two training camps with the famed coach Luis Camacho in Ocala, FL.
Her coaching career began in 2009 at Full Contact Fitness Center in Troy, MO. She has been head boxing coach at Sauer Thai Boxing ever since. Her professional kickboxer fought for K-1, the premier kickboxing organization in the world. Her amateur students have won World Champion Muay Thai Championships, Regional Kickboxing belts and numerous local boxing competitions. Drew was also a personal trainer at Full Contact Fitness Center, working with all types of people, from athletes, young men attempting to join the military and overweight people trying to become healthier. Her other specialty as an equestrian instructor is developing programs for students to improve balance, muscle control and body awareness through working in the gym.
Our Facility is Open to Members 24/7
POOL HOURS ARE:
5:30 am - gym closing time
CHILDCARE HOURS ARE:
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 11 am
Evenings by appointment with 24 hour notice
We offer discounts for members of the same family, seniors, first responders, military, teachers and nurses.
A wide range of classes are offered, including aqua classes. Come by for a free tour today.
FRONT DESK HOURS ARE:
8:30 am - 7 pm Mon-Thurs
8:30 am - 6 pm Fri
8:30 am - noon Sat