Have you ever sparred one-on-one with a national boxing champion? How about a five year national champion - a title Theoneste holds. Sound scary? It's not! Theoneste has many years of coaching and he's very comfortable coaching children and first-timers alike. Give it a try, you'll love it!
Theoneste's training typically follows a five step process: learning, physicals, boxing, abs, and stretching. He'll walk you through the whole process and if you're uncomfortable participating, you don't have to.
Theoneste will guide you through jabs, uppercuts, and hooks and also work with you on your defensive steps and footwork. He'll teach you how to move in the ring with 4, 3-minute rounds of practice.
"Boxing is my life. I can’t stop it. As a coach, I enjoy helping people get strong."
Theoneste started boxing when he was 13 years old as a way to get fit and learn self defense. He quickly realized how much he enjoyed it and started training regularly. In 2005 he entered his first international competition. One year later, in 2006, he was national boxing champion of Rwanda.
Theoneste is still competing today, but focusing on coaching too. He coaches young children and adults. He was formerly a taxi driver, but recently sold his car to focus more on boxing. In addition to his own training and coaching work, he's also the captain of the Rwanda National Boxing Team.
Theoneste has been boxing for 16 years and has been coaching for now for over 5 years. He's been in the African Championship Competition and in 2005 he received the bronze medal in the E. African Games. From 2006-2011 Theo was the national boxing champion of Rwanda.