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Billy Blanks          

Martial Artist, Actor, Creator of Tae Bo Exercise Programs

Billy Blanks is the creator of Tae Bo Fitness, a revolutionary total body fitness system that has helped millions of people around the world get in shape and feel great! Billy continues to earn acclaim through his extraordinary achievements as a world Karate Champion, Karate Hall Of Famer, actor, author, motivator, philanthropist and humanitarian. He travels all over the globe, teaching Tae Bo and conducting Tae Bo Certification courses and introducing his new BoomBoxing Program.

Billy is a ninth-degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do but he also gained Black Belts in five other forms of Martial Arts, eventually becoming a Grand Master, but he didn’t stop there. He became a seven-time world Karate Champion, captained the U.S. Karate team, won 36 Gold Medals in International competitions and earned admission to the Karate Hall Of Fame. Not only did he achieve his goals as a Martial Artist but Billy went on to train in boxing and became a Golden Gloves Champion and Tri-state Golden Gloves Champion of Champions.

While living in California, Billy and Tae Bo Fitness became very popular among celebrities, He became a fitness expert and personal trainer to many movie stars, television actors and celebrity athletes as well. Everyone reaped the benefits of Tae Bo Fitness and Billy’s Boot Camp, both of which allowed many to stay in top physical shape.

Currently, Billy is the co-host of the TV series “Celebrity Sweat”, which reveals how celebrities and athletes balance good nutrition and fitness, while striving to achieve a healthful, enjoyable life. The series motivates and inspires both the young and the old to make fitness a dedicated part of their lives.

Billy Blanks has been around for three generations. He is the Godfather of Fitness and he continues to inspire men and women to bring fitness into their lives. He is more motivated than ever to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.

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