In order to keep fit, Steve went kickboxing. He had trained in this martial art for years at a dojo in SmogCity. After grading through the junior belts, he upped the training in the intermediate stage. Every time he trained, Steve sparred and learned how to put punches and kicks into combinations against an opponent. But, almost as soon as he entered the senior ranks, there was a problem. The atmosphere in the dojo had been growing hostile and Steve noticed the black belts picking on some of the middle ranking belts. On more than one occasion, students got knocked out in sparring.

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