Roll with the punches
Boxing is also a martial art, a combat sport and a grade A workout and is one of the oldest forms of fighting and to this date one of the most popular.
Western Boxing has been around for a very long time and there’s evidence of it going back to over 3500-4000 years.
In Boxing you will fit in all of the training modalities such as endurance, strength, power, flexibility, aerobic, and anaerobic training. Needless to say, boxing will get you in great shape.
Boxing in a ring approximately burns 981 calories in an hour for a 180lb individual and punching bag around 490 calories for 180 ibs.
Boxing is part power, part speed, and part endurance, which is why we included interval training along with cardio training. This workout combination will ensure you're a well-balanced fighter.
Some of the best Muay Thai fighters have high levels of western boxing which helped them dominate Muay Thai during their careers. Part of proficiency in Boxing is working on the internal as much as the external, as in any martial art training. In addition to teaching you the external art of punches, slips, and parries, boxing will also teach you to slow your mind and focus on your breath.
Western boxing is incredibly beneficial for cardiovascular fitness. It primarily involves the upper part of the body, however combined with the speed and agility of footwork it becomes full body workout and increase endurance.
We have classes for all levels and previous experience, you can join our classes to get a great workout and learn the boxing techniques, or add this class to your Muay Thai and MMA game, to improve your footwork, counters, head and body movement, punching, boxing combinations and more.
Fighters Gym western boxing training sessions occur one time per day in the morning Monday-Saturday. We will start with a warm up routine such as by skipping rope, dynamic movements, and some light static stretches and move on to methods include shadow boxing, heavy bag boxing, combination drills, light sparring. We usually end the class with explosive cardio workout, killer abs training or circuit speed training.
There is a lot to love about the art of Boxing- the work ethic, the mental and physical focus, the ritual and rhythm.
What do you think? Ready to join us? Eye of the Tiger is a pretty inspiring anthem, after all.