Appearing on the GTZ Stage Both Saturday and Sunday
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, actor, author, motivator, philanthropist and humanitarian. He travels all over the globe, teaching Tae Bo and conducting Tae Bo Certifications courses.
Billy is a nineth-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. Karateteam, 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 the Tri-state Golden Gloves Champion of Champions.
Living in California, Billy and Tae Bo Fitness® was 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 ofTae Bo Fitness® and Billy’s Boot Camp™, helping them to stay in top physical shape.
Currently, Billy is the co-host of the hit TV series “Celebrity Sweat”, which reveals how celebrities and athletes balance good nutrition and fitness, so as to enjoy a healthful life. The series motivates and inspires both young and old to make fitness a dedicated part of their lives.
Billy Blanks has been around for four decades. He is the Godfather of Fitness and continues to inspire men and women to bring fitness into their lives. He is more motivated than ever to make a difference in people’s lives. His mission is to encourage, educate, motivate and inspire people, at any age, to make fitness a dedicated part of their lives. Billy believes strongly in fitness, wellness and creating a healthy lifestyle program. He is a religious man who lives the idea of health in body, mind and soul, in order to create a healthy relationship with God through fitness, and faith.
About Tae Bo
Tae Bo® Fitness is the original, groundbreaking workout that is over twenty years strong! Our revolutionary workouts are proven to heighten self-awareness and self-confidence by fostering a complete sense of well-being and empowerment. Tae Bo® Fitness’ trademark workouts are known to enhance strength, speed, balance, and mental awareness, by combining aspects of Boxing, Martial Arts, and dance with adrenaline racing musical beats, creating an unparalleled total body workout for any fitness level. The combination of these elements gives our workouts energy and rhythm, which improves coordination and cardiovascular health, and keeps them entertaining and fun while at the same time burning tons of calories.
Our workouts change people from the inside out and have helped millions of fitness enthusiast around the world change their waistlines, while pushing them to achieve more physically and mentally. Regardless of age or current fitness level, Tae Bo® Fitness has a program that will help you reach your fitness goals and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.