What To Look For In A Boxing Fitness Gym In Sykesville Maryland

The Money crashers blog stated that the 5 benefits of a boxing fitness class are

  1. Enhanced Cardiovascular Health
  2. Improved Total-Body Strength
  3. Better Hand-Eye Coordination
  4.  Decreased Stress
  5. Improved Body Composition

Well Shaddock MMA Fitness does focus on all of these and I will show you how.

Enhanced Cardiovascular Health- All of the classes at Shaddock MMA Fitness focus on cardiovascular health.  We have a variety of classes to get your heart pumping.  We have FITBOX, IRONBOX, GIRLBOX AND GRAPPLEBOX, each is a great cardio workout.

Improved Total-Body Strength- Our Fitbox and Girlbox classes build body strength through exercises like push ups and sit ups.  GrappleBox uses functional exercises that relate to grappling to build strength.  IronBox uses traditional and non- traditional weight exercises to build muscle and strength.

Better Hand-Eye Coordination- This is probably the biggest area that separates Shaddock MMA from the competition.  While shadow boxing and heavy bag training can help with hand-eye coordination, there is no substitute for the light bags.  At Shaddock MMA Fitness we not only have a variety of different heavy bags, but we have speed bags, double end bags and slipping bags which focus on hand eye coordination.

Decreased Stress- Working out in general will reduce your stress level, but nothing will get rid of your stress like punching out a heavy bag.

Improved Body Composition- Although people say they want to lose weight, ideally they want an improved body composition.  What that means is low fat and increased toned muscle.  All of the classes at Shaddock MMA Fitness will achieve that.



Variety Is The Key To Success At Shaddock MMA Fitness

Probably the biggest reason for success at Shaddock MMA Fitness is variety.   One of the main reasons people quit a fitness program is boredom.   As of late a new crop of boxing fitness gyms are popping up.   So when you are comparing, you will notice a big difference between Shaddock MMA Fitness and the other guys.

When I talk about variety the first thing is the bags.  Coach Shaddock has taken his favorite bags and put all types of different heavy bags, speed bags and double end bags so that you won’t be bored with your workouts.  In his IronBox class John adds multiple pieces of fitness equipment to the circuit.  Much like changing the pins on a golf course, Shaddock changes the order of the exercises to make the circuit a different workout every single time.

Probably the most important variety is in the people that workout at the gym.  It’s not your average gym.  My customers come in all shapes and sizes, all ages.  The beauty of the classes is that a competitive boxer and a brand new student can take the same class and get the same great workout.

Remember when your workout gets boring you won’t see the results you want.  It also makes it easier to show up.  So if you want the best results come to Shaddock MMA Fitness.  We’ve been in business for 10 years for a reason.  Go to shaddockmma.com and fill out the contact form.  You will get a FREE 30 minute session with coach Shaddock to try the gym out.

Shaddock MMA Fitness Is A Gym For The Whole Family In Eldersburg MD

As if late there have been a crop of boxing fitness centers to come up in the area.  There are a couple of things that differentiate Shaddock MMA Fitness from the other guys.  One big thing is it’s not only owner operated but it has been in business for 10 years,   The other thing that separates us is we are family oriented, we have something for the whole family.

Shaddock MMA has multiple adult boxing fitness classes as well as Kids MMA and Fitness classes work with kids as young as 4 years old.  Our Kids MMA and Fitness program focuses on martial arts basics.  Kids will learn basics of kick boxing, school boy wrestling and submission grappling.  They learn in a fun safe environment through games and skill drills.

I also cater to families who want to train together.  With a flexible training schedule I have the ability to train a family by training at odd hours to fit the kids schedule and Mom and Dad’s schedule.

If you are interested in training with me contact me through my website at shaddockmma.com and fill out the contact form.  Next time you are shopping for a boxing fitness gym, find one that caters to the whole family.  See you in the gym.

Family Personal Training A New Trend In Sykesville, MD

With cell phones and Facebook and emails etc, it’s hard for a family to connect.  Todays hustle and bustle make it hard to have a conversation or spend time with each other.  Business meetings, kids soccer games, school plays all seem to get in the way.  What if there was a way to connect with the family in a healthy way?  Shaddock MMA Fitness has the answer.

Lately a trend has been happening in the Sykesville/Eldersburg area.   Families are coming to me and asking me to train them all, at the same time.  So I have started training family groups of all ages and fitness levels. The beauty of what I do is I can tailor the workout to whatever the family wants.  Want strictly exercise I can do that.  If you want self defense, I can do that.  If you want a little of both I can also do that.  For less than going out to dinner or to a feature film for the family, you can get them fit and they can learn basic self defense.

If you are interested in trying out a FREE 30 minute session with me, go to shaddockmma.com and fill out the contact form.  You won’t be disappointed.

Teaching Boxing Since 1987, Shaddock Teaches Boxing Fitness In Sykesville, MD

There have been a lot of boxing gyms popping up in Maryland lately.   When choosing one you want to choose carefully.  First off, experience will help.  Now we know most people aren’t planning on stepping through the ropes anytime soon, but doesn’t it make sense to learn the correct form when learning to box. Not only do you want to learn from someone who has boxed but also someone who has coached fighters.  The last thing you want is someone who has some fitness experience.  You will get all of these at Shaddock MMA Fitness.

In 1987 John “Bones” Shaddock a Golden Gloves boxer was working at a health club in Vermont.  He had been asked by his older brother Chris to help out teaching his brothers Boxercise class.  Shaddock, a New England Diamond Belt Boxing Champion eventually left his brother’s gym in Vermont and taught at multiple gyms up and down the East coast.  John didn’t only have boxing experience but worked as a trainer being certified in fitness training and plyometrics through N.A.H.F.  Coach Shaddock has worked with amateur and professional boxers and MMA fighters helping them get ready for fights and even working their corners.

In 2008 John opened Shaddock MMA Fitness and began teaching Fitbox.  As the school grew he added Girlbox (womens only), IronBox (boxing and circuit training) , and GrappleBox (boxing and submission wrestling).  These are unique classes that you won’t find anywhere else.  They are always changing and evolving so the customer gets the best results.

If you are interested in getting fit and learning basic self defense come in to Shaddock MMA Fitness.  Go to Shaddockmma.com and fill out the contact form.  You will be glad you did.

The Best Boxing Training Deal In Eldersburg/ Sykesville, MD

If you are looking for a deal on boxing training look no farther than Shaddock MMA Fitness.  Now others will give you 3 session for $10 (the cost of the gloves), Shaddock MMA Fitness will actually give you FREE gloves with their training packages without raising the price.

You also want to look at experience in training.  Coach Shaddock is the most experienced boxing training coach in the area.  As a New England Diamond Belt Champion and 2 time Vermont State Golden Gloves Finalist John has experience competing in boxing.  Coach Shaddock is a USA boxing certified coach and has cornered amateur boxers and professional MMA fighters.  John Shaddock has also been in the health and fitness business for over 30 years and is an NAHF certified fitness trainer.  He has also been teaching boxing fitness as long has he has been in the fitness business.

Shaddock MMA Fitness is offering $70 Hyabusa gloves for FREE with any of our personal training packages (and we are not changing our training prices). So if you are looking for quality gloves, mixed with quality training, go to shaddockmma.com and fill out the contact form.  You will get a FREE 30 minute training session and if you join you will get a FREE pair of Hyabusa gloves.

If You Love Boxing, And Are Looking For A Place To Train In Eldersburg, Go To Shaddock MMA Fitness

Shaddock MMA Fitness although small has been around since 2008.  To understand it’s longevity is to understand the owner.

Coach Shaddock began his boxing career in 1984 boxing in Golden Gloves competitions in New England.  At age 19 John began his career in the health club business working with his brothers.   When his oldest brother, one of the owners, couldn’t teach his boxercise class, John subbed in.

Over the years John had set his own path in the fitness business working in Vermont, North Carolina and eventually Maryland.  Taking the basics of boxercise and adding his own spin Shaddock developed Fitbox and taught it in Ric Flair’s Golds gym and Brick Bodies.  Being a NAHF certified trainer and Vermont State bodybuilding finalist, John took his weight training experience and developed IronBox circuit training class.

Coach Shaddock wanted to develop boxing class that included his grappling experience. As a freshman in high school he took 3rd in the NY State private school wrestling championships.  At an older age he received his purple belt in Gaijin Ryu jiujitsu, and won the Battle of Baltimore and Maryland Open grappling championships.  So for conditioning his most recent creation is GrappleBox.

Shaddock MMA Fitness is not a chain or a franchise.  It is a small business in Maryland that works to go above and beyond developing the best classes in the area.  If you want a real unique class than you must try a class at Shaddock MMA Fitness.  Contact me for a FREE 30 minute training session just go to shaddockmma.com and fill out the contact form.