Training in both Karate and Taekwondo from an early age, Ben was active at both State and national levels as both competitor and coach for several years. Ben began training in MuayThai at 18, and is now the current WMC Light Heavyweight Champion.

As well as practical experience, Ben holds a Bachelor Degree in Applied Science (Physical Education) and is a personal trainer and strength coach at Hangar4. Ben believes that strength training plays an important role in helping an athlete reach their potential. He likes his music loud and his weights heavy.