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.
oaching 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
kick boxer fought for K
1, the premier kickboxing organization in the world. Her
amateur students h
ave won World Champion Muay Thai Championships, Regional
Kickboxing belts and numerous local boxing competitions.
Drew is 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 Hours Day/7 Days a week!
Pool is open:
Monday-Thursday 5 am - 8 pm
Friday 5 am - 6 pm
Saturday 8 am - Noon
Childcare is provided during ($1 per child, 90 minute time limit):
Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am - 11 am and 5 pm - 8 pm
Friday, 8:30 am - 11 am
We offer discounts for members of the same family, police, firemen, military, teachers, nurses, clergy, and employees of People's Bank, Cuivre River, MoDot, Bodine, Community Opportunities and City of Troy Employees.
A wide range of classes are offered, including aqua classes. Come by for a free tour today!