Kids today are different from when you and I grew up. I can remember being outside most of the day, on a bike playing in the woods etc. We played football and baseball with the other neighborhood kids. Todays generation is much different. With cell phones, Ipods, and video games it’s no wonder our kids are less active. “The United States landed 47th out of 50 nations when comparing fitness results among the world’s children, with Canada coming in 19th — a far better result than their neighbors to the south — based on data in the study, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. ”
Well at my gym I offer a variety of activities for the kids. The younger kids do our kids MMA class which offers a variety of martial arts through games and skill drills. For the for mature teenage kids they can do our boxing fitness classes. The beauty of our program is in it’s flexibility. The maximum agreement is ONLY for 3 months. We also offer affordable memberships for kids that can only come in once or twice a week. If you are looking to get your kids active fill out the contact form on shaddockmma.com. I look forward to having your kids come take class.
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.
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.
I have owned Shaddock MMA and Fitness for close to ten years. The gym was founded on my boxing fitness class. What I have found over the years is a lot of people were not coming in because they were afraid to try the class. The were scared they would look stupid because they don’t know how to how to use the equipment. I understand that people don’t want to look like a klutz and because of that I have designed the Beginner Boxing Clinic.
This Saturday at 11:15 AM I will be teaching a Beginner Boxing Clinic at Shaddock MMA Fitness. The course will go over basic footwork, how to properly throw a punch, how to hit the bags correctly, and all at an easy going pace so everyone can keep up no matter what your fitness level. The beauty of this is that it will prepare all participants to be able to come into any of my boxing fitness classes (Fitbox, Girlbox, IronBox and GrappleBox), and feel comfortable doing the class.
Just go to shaddockmma.com and fill out the contact form. Then come in this Saturday at 11:15 and come and take the class. Wear comfortable clothing and since we don’t have a water fountain you will want to bring a water or a Gatorade. You do not wear shoes on our boxing mat so be prepared to workout barefoot or in socks. I look forward to seeing you Saturday.
There are all types of workouts out there now a days. There are a lot of trendy ones like Zumba and Pilates but the one that has stood the test of time is Boxing fitness. There are quite a few reasons why you might want to try a boxing fitness class and here they are.
Boxing Fitness is one of the best all around full body workouts around. According to factsof health.com “a boxer’s training session will work nearly every muscle in the body, it focuses on the muscles of the upper arms, core, chest, hips and calves”. Most people don’t realize that in boxing you work your legs and core as much if not more than your upper body.
A lot of people go mainly for weight loss so burning calories is important. According to factsofhealth.com “a boxer will burn between 420 and 650 calories in a 60-minute boxing workout,” If you want to get the best bank for your buck go with a boxing fitness class.
Right now Shaddock MMA Fitness is offering a chance to try a FREE 30 minute session to learn how to use the boxing equipment before you do class. All you have to do is go to shaddockmma.com and fill out the contact form to set up your first FREE 30 minute session. I hope to hear from you soon.
Boxing is a fantastic workout. It will help you physically,Mentally and spiritually. At Shaddock’s MMA And Fitness a large percentage of our classes are boxing related. Lately I have noticed more and more women coming in the door to take my classes . The Huffington Post helps to demonstrate why more women are boxing in their blog.
PHYSICALLY– “Boxing burns 500 calories/hour builds lean muscle, develops stamina and endurance, and ramps up metabolism” according to the post. The Fitboxing and Girlboxing classes at my gym get you in shape through boxing footwork drills and calisthenics as well as bag work. The IronBoxing class combines weight training with training on the punching bags at the gym.
MENTALLY- The post blog suggest “The research on successful aging urges us to learn something new, strategic and to keep testing ourselves with new sequences and moves.” In our classes there are a variety of skills and drills that not only work you out physically but mentally as well. Each class has different stations and different drills, my classes train your body and your mind.
SPIRITUALLY– In the post they stated “nothing works one’s complete attention and concentration” Boxing takes focus. A lot of the skills require extreme focus. A portion of my class my students participate in meditation.
Some boxing facilities turn women away, we welcome that. In fact we have a women’s ONLY boxing class called GirlBoxing on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
My boxing workshop will be starting this Saturday April 1st at 4 pm. The purpose of this workshop is to teach beginners to be able to spar. Although this is the objective of most coming to this event, I assure you it will not just be people flailing at each other.
They way my brothers and I learned was sink or swim. We were thrown in the ring on day one, and learned to box the hard way. I don’t agree with this type of teaching. What I have done is picked 6 elements of boxing that will enhance your skills and make you better at all aspects of boxing. Each session is going to focus on a different component of the sweet science.
Advanced Shadow Boxing And Footwork
Advanced Punching Bag Drills
Combination Punching And Using Them On The Bags
Counter Punching And Reaction Punching
Controlled Technical Sparring
The goal of the workshop is to give people who are novices in boxing a better understanding of what it takes to spar and how to get the best out of your Fitboxing Workouts. I hope to see you all there.