Billy Blanks® has built a worldwide reputation as one of the most trusted names in fitness. As a 7-time Martial Arts Champion, creator of Tae Bo® Fitness, actor, humanitarian, husband, and father, Billy Blanks is a man of many talents. But he also is a man of a singular goal – helping others discover the power within themselves to achieve and do anything they want to.
Born the forth child of fifteen, Billy struggled early on in a hard neighborhood of Erie Pennsylvania. He had a difficult time in school because of undiagnosed dyslexia and was additionally burdened with a hip problem. But through martial arts classes and incredible determination, Billy became an eight-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do going on to win 36 gold medals in international competition, becoming a 7-time world karate champion and earning admissions to the Karate Hall of Fame in 1982.
Billy Blanks has devoted much of his life to helping millions of people around the world get in shape and feel great. He has trained numerous celebrities, athletes, military personnel, and everyday people around the world with his revolutionary Tae Bo® Workout.
After all, Tae Bo® Fitness is much more than a workout, it is a way of life. Tae Bo® Workouts challenge your mind, will, body, and spirit so that you can reach new heights. This synergistic effect is the essence of how the mind, will, soul and body come together to form Tae Bo® Fitness.