Christian Ortiz


Christian Ortiz

Kids & Youth Kickboxing


Christian started his combat sports training with boxing in 2006 in Charleston SC, under his father and coach, Edward Ortiz Sr., a former amateur boxer from New York.  His father was trained by his father, former professional boxer Juan Alipio Ortiz.

From 2014 to 2016, Christian trained in kickboxing at Charleston MMA under coach Nate Callahan.  Christian moved to North Carolina in 2017 and trained at a couple of kickboxing gyms until he found his home at Apex Martial Arts Center, where he’s been training under coaches Don Rodger and Chris Bright for the past couple of years.

Christian currently competes as an amateur kickboxing fighter for the Apex Kickboxing Team, and he runs our kids kickboxing and youth kickboxing programs.