Renjith Kunnumal

Chief Trainer/Founder SFC CROSSFIT
Renjith Kunnumal

Ranjith have been into fitness and martial Arts field for the past 20 years. Hailing from a family tradition of Kalaripayattu Gurukkals, (Kalaripayattu, and the ancient martial art of Kerala, Popularly known as the mother of all Martial Arts. Gurukkal the name given to the Kalaripayatu teacher) had started his Kalaripayattu training at the age of 8(eight) following the family tradition. At the age of 14 (fourteen) started Training in Judo from the Kozhikode Judo Association. Thereafter had his basic boxing lessons from renowned boxing teacher Puthalathu Raghavan hailing from the Poooladikkunnu, popularly known as the Boxing village of Kerala. Later continued his boxing lessons from, the state boxing team, at Pondicherry. He also got special boxing training from Olympian and internationally renowned boxer Ameer Khan.

Got trained in Kickboxing and Muaythai and participated in 2006 Asian Kickboxing championship, which changed his life for ever.From there he met Dannial Issac, the founder of the Super Fight League (SFL) and the person who had introduced MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) in India. Daniel identified his potential and signed him as the official coach for SFL.He quit his Job with an Automobile company to give full time focus to Martial Arts and fitness and for his training in MMA and Body conditioning. Trained in MMA by Allen Fernandez’s the first MMA coach in India and had also got his training from internationally renowned UFC fighter, Dennis Halman in wrestling, submission, Grappling, MMA and cross fit conditioning and had been training MMA fighters in Mumabi, Pune and other parts of India. Had undergone special training in body conditioning and MMA at the prominent AAK Gym Phookit Thailand.

Returned to Calicut in 2011 started his own MMA training centre SWASTIK FIGHT CLUB at Kozhikode, and started the Famous MMA fighting event SWASTIK FIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP popular MMA fight event, participating national and international MMA fighters.Had trained and developed several popular MMA fighters in India.