Nick began practicing karate at the age of 12. He began kickboxing at 22, and at 27 moved to the US and trained with Benny "The Jet" Urquidez. He also trained for three years at the Muay Thai Academy of America in North Hollywood with Kru Puk who founded the first Muay Thai school in the US. Nick has been instructing for the past eight years in various schools in Connecticut and California and emphasizes clean technique, realistic fight combinations and strategies. He specializes in Muay Thai and Dutch Style Kickboxing.