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Amateur Sparring

Amatur Sparring

Amateur Sparring

Amateur Sparring

Amatur Sparring

What is amateur sparring?

Sparring is an essential part of boxing or martial arts training where you get to practice your skills with an opponent in a situation similar to a fight. Amateur sparring is a way for beginners to consolidate their developing abilities and skills against others of a similar standard. There are certain rules set out for participants which vary depending on what type of sparring they are doing. A number of disciplines offer the opportunity to spar. There are sessions for boxing sparring, karate sparring and muay thai sparring. Amateur sparring is designed for beginners or those without a high level of experience and training. Get fit and have fun in our friendly and supportive environment.

Benefits

Sparring is a great way to challenge yourself and bring together different skills you may have learned in training. Challenging a real opponent helps develop quick thinking and improvisation as well as self-control and confidence. Even non-competitive athletes and beginners can benefit from sparring as it offers the opportunity to improve fitness and practice skills. More serious athletes can use amateur sparring as a way to prepare for competitions and practice their combat skills in a training environment.

Is amateur sparring for you?

Sparring is a fun and fast paced way for you to put your lessons into action. It’s also a great way to meet new people and get a good workout. If you’re looking to put your newly learned boxing or martial arts skills into practice or improve your confidence, you might find that amateur sparring is an enjoyable and helpful experience. Call us today to find out more about amateur sparring or register to attend a session.

Boxing Fitness

Boxing Fitness

Boxing Fitness

Boxing Fitness

Boxing Fitness

What is boxing fitness?

Boxing for fitness is a great way to get a cardiovascular workout, improve your strength and have fun at the same time. Boxing training involves learning and practising different movements and skills as well as working on general strength and fitness. Boxing is suitable for most levels of fitness and skill from absolute beginners to Olympic athletes and we have a range of boxing classes and trainers to cater for everyone.

Benefits

Boxing is a form of exercise that offers a superior workout to any other training method. It burns more calories, builds more stamina and develops and tones more muscle than any other form of exercise. As well as helping to develop your physical fitness, boxing has a number of other benefits including improving self-controland self-esteem and helping to increase confidence. As well as being a great all over body workout, boxing is a competitive sport and improving boxing skills and fitness can help more experienced athletes develop their competitive abilities. Boxing training can help to highlight your strengths and weaknesses and trainers can provide feedback and advice about how best to manage them.

Are boxing fitness classes for you?

If you’re looking for a challenging all over workout to improve your cardiovascular fitness, strength and stamina all in one, boxing fitness classes could be for you. Whether you already box or you are completely new to the sport, our sessions can help you develop your skills, build your confidence and increase your fitness. Our trainers and coaches can cater to all different levels of skill and experience.

Contact us today to find out more about boxing for fitness or to arrange a time to visit our training centre.

Boxing – Open Gym

Boxing Open

Boxing – Open Gym

Boxing – Open Gym

Boxing Open

What is boxing – open gym?

Boxing open gym is an opportunity to try out some of the techniques that you have been working on during the week. This session allows you to work with other boxers and the coaches in an unstructured format. There is no formal instruction in this session but our coaches and senior boxers will be there to work with you. During this time you can ask questions, get extra help with your boxing training or just do some partner work.

Benefits

Boxing open gym gives you the chance to practise and refine your skills and get valuable assistance and feedback from coaches and more experienced boxers. Whether you have a specific area you want to work on or you are just looking to develop your overall technique, the unstructured environment means that you can decide what you do.Boxing open gym gives you the opportunity to tackle any problems you may be having and gain additional time working on anything that you feel you need to spend a bit more time on. Our instructors are on hand to give you more specific direction and help if you need it.

Is boxing – open gym for you?

Do you want the chance to practise the techniques that you have learned? Do you have a particular area of your boxing training which you feel could use a bit more work? If you feel you could benefit from some extra time and the opportunity to get feedback and advice from other boxers and trainers boxing open gym is probably for you. Catering to all ages and abilities, boxing open gym also gives you a great chance to meet new people and refine your skills in an unstructured, supportive environment.

To learn more about boxing open gym and our other classes, or to book a session, call us today.

Cross Training

Kid Boxing

Cross Training

Cross Training

Kid Boxing

What is cross training?

Cross training is an exercise class that combines weights, cardio, boxing and interval training to develop overall strength and fitness. This type of fitness training uses varied workouts and specific movements to target different muscle groups and tailored routines can be designed for participants of almost all ages and abilities, from grandparents to elite athletes. The format of the sessions is different each time and although everyone does the same workout, a trainer will tailor your workout by selecting weights and goals that are suitable for your level of fitness and strength.

Benefits

A perfect complement to boxing or martial arts training or effective as a fitness program in itself, cross training can help you lose weight, increase your strength and improve your cardiovascular fitness. As it’s done in a group it’s much more sociable and fun than working out at the gym on your own and your trainer will encourage you to challenge yourself for maximum benefit. It can help to improve your performance in other sports or martial arts and reduce your chance of injuring yourself by strengthening all your muscle groups. You can expect to see improved strength, stability and stamina as a result of regular cross training classes.

Is cross training for you?

If you are looking for a varied and challenging workout to help improve overall strength and fitness, cross trainingmight be ideal for you. It can be suitable for a range of ages and levels of fitness and ideal for those who like to work out in a group. Taught by professional instructors in a safe environment, cross training can be fun and fitness combined.

If you are interested in learning more about our cross training classes or would like to come and give it a try, Call us today.

Kids Boxing

Our Classes

Kids Boxing

Kids Boxing

Kids Boxing

What is kids’ boxing?

The kids’ boxing program is targeted at children aged eight and over and can be a great way to introduce younger enthusiasts to the principles of boxing in a safe and controlled environment. Boxing classes for kids focus on teaching self-control, discipline and physical fitness in a group setting, which can be useful skills to help kids at school and in the home.

Benefits

There are many benefits to teaching kids the fundamentals of boxing at a young age. Boxing classes can provide an outlet for aggression in a supervised and well controlled environment. If also offers a chance for children to develop essential life skills such as self-discipline and self-control. Boxing can encourage lifelong habits of health and fitness and set kids on the path to a healthier adulthood.

By allowing kids a chance to channel their aggression and energy in a positive way, kids’ boxing classes can help reduce the chances of them finding less constructive outlets for their natural aggression. Boxing helps build self confidence in children and teaches them about the natural consequences of their actions. It’s also an added opportunity for kids to have fun, burn off excess energy, and make new friends.

Is kids’ boxing for your child?

Does your child have lots of energy? Kids’ boxing can be a great way to help kids release their energy while learning discipline and a valuable new skill. Boxing may be particularly useful for kids who lack self-confidence or self-discipline and it can provide them with a structured environment in which to learn a range of skills including self defence and to improve their physical fitness.

Would you like to find out more about our kids’ boxing classes? Contact us today for information or to find out about class times and prices.

Masters Boxing

Master Boxing

Masters Boxing

Masters Boxing

Master Boxing

What is masters boxing?

Masters boxing is an amateur or Olympic style boxing class for anyone over the age of 35. Our masters boxing program aims to improve your fitness as well as improving your technique as a boxer. All contact is optional. You can also step it up and spar in a controlled environment when you are ready.

Benefits

There are a number of benefits that can be gained from boxing as a form of exercise. Boxing classes can help improve cardiovascular fitness, strength and co-ordination and are a great way to relieve stress. Boxing can also improve confidence and may one day help you to defend yourself or other people if necessary. Our masters boxing class allows you to develop your boxing technique and skills in a safe and controlled environment. You have the choice whether to engage in sparring activities or just to focus on fitness. There is no pressure to compete if you don’t want to – you can work at a level you feel comfortable with while enjoying all the benefits of one of the best forms of exercise you can get.

Is masters boxing for you?

If you are over 35 and looking for a way to improve your boxing technique or increase personal fitness, masters boxing classes could be right for you. Even if you’ve never tried boxing before, our masters boxing offers the opportunity to branch out and learn a new skill in a safe environment, supported by experienced boxing trainers.Whether you want to compete and learn to fight or you just want to build up your strength and cardiovascular fitness, you might masters boxing has something for you.

To learn more about masters boxing or register for a class call us today.

MMA Sparring

MMA Sparring

MMA Sparring

MMA Sparring

MMA Sparring

What is MMA sparring?

Mixed martial arts (MMA), popularly known as cage fighting or ultimate fighting is a full contact combat sport that allows for a wide variety of fighting techniques and skills derived from a mixture of martial arts traditions. In our MMA sparring combat circuit we use a range of training techniques that provide for an ultimate body workout while at the same time allowing you to develop your martial arts skills.

Benefits

MMA sparring may have a number of benefits whether you are looking to improve your fighting or self-defence skills or build up your fitness levels. A great all over body workout, MMA sparring may help you improve your strength, agility and cardiovascular fitness. Sparring with a partner can also be a good way to improve your reaction time and improvisation skills and gain confidence. If you are looking to improve your MMA technique, sparring is a great way to do it and our instructors can give you feedback and answer any questions you may have.

Is MMA sparring for you?

If you are looking for an ultimate training workout MMA sparring could be for you. Whether you are looking to improve your fitness or practise what you’ve learned during the week in training, this class offers the chance to have an intense work out and try out your techniques. MMA’s wide range of different fighting styles means that you have the freedom to try techniques you may not have tried before and learn new skills in a combat situation.

Not sure if MMA sparring is right for you? Call us today and learn more or arrange to come and observe a class.

What is MMAXFIT?

MMAXFIT

What is MMAXFIT?

What is MMAXFIT?

MMAXFIT

What is MMAXFIT?

MMAXFIT is a high intensity group fitness program based on exercises and techniques found in mixed martial arts (MMA). MMAXFIT is non-contact, non-combative and is suitable for a range of individuals. The program has been designed to burn maximum calories in a 50 minute group fitness time slot with the aim of burning fat and increasing lean muscle tone.

Benefits

Group fitness programs provide you with the support of like-minded people in a fun and supportive environment and can be a great way to motivate yourself and meet new people. MMAXFIT may benefit individuals looking to lose weight or improve their general fitness. It is suitable for a broad range of ages and fitness levels and as it is based on martial arts techniques it can also be of benefit to those who are training in a particular martial arts discipline. The fact that it is non-combative and non-contact means that even if you are not particularly experienced in martial arts you can still enjoy this class and improve your fitness and muscle tone.

Is MMAXFIT for you?

MMAXFIT can be ideal if you’d like to enjoy the benefits of a high intensity martial arts style workout without the combat element. MMAXFIT is a strenuous full body fitness class designed to help you lose weight and get in shape. If you find choreography difficult to follow you will enjoy this interval based class where you can work at your own pace and challenge yourself. Great for those who like a little variety in their fitness plans.

To find out more about MMAXFIT or register for one of our classes call us today.

Muay Thai

Muay Thai

Muay Thai

Muay Thai

Muay Thai

What is Muay Thai?

Muay Thai is a complete fighting art which originated in Thailand. Also known as Thai kickboxing, this martial artuses the whole body for self-defence and combat, not just the lower body. It is the national sport of Thailand.This particular martial art has only been practised in Western cultures since the beginning of the 20th century. Muay Thai training involves instruction in techniques, pad work, partner drills, sparring and fitness.

Our grading system allows students to start with the basics of and through achievable goals increase their skills with a structured teaching syllabus.

Benefits

Muay Thai training offers a number of potential benefits for participants including improved cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility and increased confidence and self-discipline. The grading system allows students to work towards specific achievable goals and gain a sense of accomplishment as they progress. The classes are varied and interesting and offer a lot of opportunities for sparring and trying out the skills and techniques learned. Whether you are looking to increase your fitness, want to try something new or are interested in improving your technique and entering competitions, there is plenty to be gained from this discipline.

Is Muay Thai for you?

This form of martial art is likely to appeal to those who like to challenge themselves and learn new skills. Whether you are an experienced martial arts fighter or a beginner who wants to improve fitness and gain self defence skills, Muay Thai offers an opportunity to learn a valuable skill, get in shape and have fun at the same time.

Call us to find out more about Muay Thai or register for one of our classes.

Muay Thai Sparring

Muay Thai Sparring

Muay Thai Sparring

Muay Thai Sparring

Muay Thai Sparring

What is Muay Thai Sparring?

Muay Thai sparring offers an opportunity to test skills learned at our core classes in a controlled, low impact environment. Classes are completely beginner friendly with contact optional. Sparring involves working with a partner to practise fighting skills in a safe way without causing injuries. Sparring in our friendly environment can help participants develop their combat skills as well as giving students an opportunity to practise movements and techniques learned in their classes.

Benefits

Whether you’re a beginner or a more experienced practitioner, you may find that Muay Thai sparring offer a range of benefits including improved fitness, increased flexibility and the opportunity to practise skills learned in your regular classes. Sparring is a useful way to develop improvisation and improve your confidence, particularly if you enjoy competing and testing yourself against an opponent. If you are looking to improve your performance or compete, Muay Thai sparring is a great way to get feedback from more experienced fighters and find answers to any questions you have.

Is Muay Thai sparring for you?

If you do a regular Muay Thai class and want to develop your skills further, you could find Muay Thai sparring highly enjoyable and beneficial. Contact is not compulsory so even if you don’t feel ready for combat you can still join in with no pressure. It can also be a great way to increase your fitness, practise your skills, meet others who enjoy the discipline and learn from more experienced instructors and students.

Call us today to find out more about our Muay Thai sparring sessions or to speak to us about registering for one of our classes.