Naxo De La Encina
Having a father who was a professional boxer, Naxo learned boxing concepts from a young age. He continued his martial path with 4 years of karate in his childhood and then, from the age of 15, Ninjutsu with Raúl Alcaide of “Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu”, eventually gaining 4th Dan.
Later he found sensei Francisco Castillo Escalona from the “Ninjutsu Ruy San” School, who granted him the rank of Ninjutsu instructor, 3rd Dan.
In 2010 he began to practice Wushu with Alvaro Flores, who introduced him to Chen Taiji and Tuishou. He furthered his studies in these areas with a variety of great professionals, such as Cesar Sanchez, Juanjo Estrella and Johan Duquet.
Having met Master Wen Taiyuan in 2014 he has since focused his training on the Chen style of the Zhang Zhijun line. Naxo regularly travels to ShenZhen (China) to train with him, where he focuses on training his style of Taiji and Tuishou.
Other achievements include: black belt in other martial disciplines; more than 15 classes teaching all types of students; experience in guiding groups internationally; multiple Tuishou Championships, both fixed step and moving step, at national and international level, in countries such as Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Russia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Singapore and China.
His skills have been recognised by his becoming coach of the Tuishou Dragon Taiji team (this team has accumulated more than 100 medals in the last 8 years) as well as Director of Dragón Taiji International.
Since 2013 Naxo has also been an instructor of Naked Kill, a female self-defense system. He has achieved Grade III in Pedagogy and Psychopedagogy.
As well as having several articles published in various magazines such as Dragonz, Golden Dragon, (Spain), Taichi Magician, (France), Legend of Tuishou (Russia), Naxo has written and published a book “Memories of a Martial Artist”, which reached more than 1000 sales in less than 3 years. He is cvurrently working on two more writing projects to contribute to the world of martial arts.