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According to Van Damme, ballet "is an art, but it's also one of the most difficult sports. If you can survive a ballet workout, you can survive a workout in any other sport. Van Damme trained for four years and he earned a spot on the Belgian Karate Team; he later trained in full-contact karate and kickboxing with Dominique Valera.
At the age of 15, Van Damme started his competitive karate career in Belgium. From to , Van Damme compiled a record of 44 victories and 4 defeats in tournament and non-tournament semi-contact matches. At the 3-day tournament, Van Damme defeated 25 opponents before losing in the finals to teammate Angelo Spataro. Van Damme had a victory over Teugels.
Teugels was coming off an impressive showing at the World Association of Kickboxing Organizations World Championships four months earlier, and was favored by some to win this match. Teugels was kicked in the nose and was unable to continue as a result. Van Damme began his full-contact career in , when Claude Goetz promoted the first ever full-contact karate tournament in Belgium. From to , Van Damme compiled a record of 18 victories 18 knockouts and 1 defeat [ citation needed ].
He was also named "Mr. Belgium" in a bodybuilding competition. Both men tabbed Van Damme as an upcoming prospect. They did a variety of jobs to support themselves. Their first job working on a film as extras in the hip hop dance film Breakin' , made by Cannon Films. They are seen dancing in the background at a dance demonstration. Around that time he developed a friendship with action martial art movie star Chuck Norris.
They started sparring together, and Van Damme started to work as a bouncer at a bar named Woody's Wharf, owned by Norris. In , he worked in the stunt team in the Norris action film Missing in Action which was also released by Cannon Films. That same year he also had a role in the comedy short film Monaco Forever Stillwell uses these lessons to defend his martial arts dojo against a Soviet martial artist played by Van Damme.