Jamil Antoine is a 20 year veteran in the boxing community.
Having picked up boxing as a way to stay fit while in college, Jamil became interested in competing and boxed as an amateur for a span of 5 years.
Along the way, he earned a trip to the finals of New York City's prestigious
Golden Gloves tournament and several years later won the Upstate New York Golden Gloves after relocating to Syracuse.
After retiring from competition, Jamil has stayed active in the sport. He became an amateur official for USA Boxing in 2012 and has worked as a referee and judge in hundreds of amateur bouts.
In 2015 he became a professional referee and has reffed numerous professional bouts in Upstate New York.
Jamil has taken his love and knowledge of the great sport of boxing to the next level and now spends time training young boxers in the ring. His insurmountable passion for boxing shines through in his teaching methods.
Sifu Seth Nels began his Martial Arts training in 1996. Seth explored the various styles of Martial Arts gaining experience in Muay Thai, Wing Chun Gung Fu, Jun Fan Gung Fu and Filipino Kali. This diversification helped Seth gain a great understanding of the differences of sport vs combat martial arts.
While attending college at 'The Culinary Institute of America' Seth worked as a trainer in the weight room and instructed Muay Thai at the student center. He also competed in a strongman contest held at the facility and won first place in the heavyweight division making him the CIA's strongest chef.
During this period Seth explored the art of Aikido satisfying a long curiosity about the ancient art.
First certified in 2007, Sifu Seth currently holds his instructor certification in Jun Fan Gung Fu/Jeet Kune Do concepts under a three time Martial Arts Hall of Fame inductee and one of the top world authorities in the art, Sifu Kevin Seaman. Seth continues to train with his Sifu regularly always striving to improve.
Having a long history in athletics Seth was inducted into the Lafayette Sports Hall of Fame in 2017.
Today a weight lifting enthusiast, Seth meets up with his 5 man training crew "The Dungeon Team" at his extensive private gym on a regular basis.
Seth is a professional chef for the Affinity Group, one of the premier food marketing agencies covering North America.