Feel great after Intro to Boxing, but not quite ready for Boxing Workout or need skill set review? Had Boxing classes recently elsewhere and need a refresher? Try this next level skills boxing class to refine punches, get better at mitts and start learning punch, movement and counter punching drills. If you wish to take Rookie Boxing as your first class, please be honest about your skill set! If you are unsure, register for Intro to Boxing. Boxers with previous training agree that Intro to Boxing is a review essential!
Level 4 - Super Boxing 90min; Saturday @10:00am skill: Intermediate +
Ready to take Boxing Workout up a notch? This intense workout involves 50% more training, including longer intervals, circuits, conditioning elements, defense drills and some sparring. Not suitable for beginners or relatively new boxers; dial in your training via Boxing Workout and set your goals for Super Boxing! (Note: Super Boxing is not offered as a first class choice, thanks.)
Boxing Classes - 4 levels of training for all skill sets
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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS APPEAR BELOW. Intro to Boxing & Rookie Boxing Require Pre-booking. All other classes are Drop In with paid dues/one time class fee. ALL NEW BOXERS MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE. Please arrive 15 minutes early to secure a spot. Class capacity is 25 students (intro to boxing and non-boxing class limit is 12). Late arrivals discouraged and will not be admitted if class is full. Classes are for adults 18+ (re: kids and boxing - other gyms in PDX have better youth boxing programs)
Learn real boxing skills & drills technique used in Rookie Boxing and Boxing Workout classes, including: Hand Wrapping, Stance, Guard, Punches/Contact (Shadow Boxing, Mitts & Gloves, Heavy Bag), Footwork, Body Movement, Balance, Control, Breathing and other tips. This class is REQUIRED for all new boxers with little to no experience. MAX 10-12 BOXERS PER SESSION. See trainer after class for next-step training recommendations. Everyone learns the skills at a different pace.
Skill Set Definitions
Strength & Stretch 60min; Monday @ 5:30pm skill: All Levels
The name says it all! Strength - develop lean strength in all muscle groups via body weight and resistance-assisted sequences. Stretch - targeted stretches mixed throughout; full body stretch during warm-up and cool-down. Non-boxers welcome!
Boxing Workout is our flagship class and the next step after Intro to Boxing or Rookie Boxing. High-energy sessions using gloves, mitts and heavy bags within a partner-based skill development format. You'll learn challenging punch combos and speed, agility and power drills. Gain endurance and whole-body strength through boxing! Co-ed classes are taught to intermediate. NOVICE: start with Intro to Boxing. BEGINNERS with some training: start with Rookie Boxing
Private Lessons limited availability by appointment only. Email for more information.
Intermediate (Level 3)
most boxers are here and take Boxing Workout comfortable with stance, punches & movement, a quick review of combos and ready to learn defense and graduate to Super Boxing
Advanced (Level 4)
Any session - self-directed, not much instruction needed, a regular at sparring practice, helpful training others
Novice (Level 1)
first time boxer, little to no experience. Intro to Boxing classes will prepare you for the next level.
Beginner + (Level 2)
still learning the skill set and ready to prevail in Rookie Boxing or Boxing Workout with extra guidance from the trainers
Level 4 - Open Training, Defense & Sparring Friday @ 5:00-7:00pm skill: Intermediate +
Trainer will determine format based on mix of participants (ever-evolving focus) and is available for help and advice for the entire session
* Defense Drills: focus blocking, movement, angles, trading punches safely with trainer and other students - leads to sparring
* Sparring: develop better defense skills via ring time with others. Comfortable with contact, protective gear and sparring waiver required
* Open Training: design your own workout! Any level ok (sparring not required), but be confident and self-directed with your boxing skills
Conditioning 30min; Tues & Thur @ 5:30pm skill: All Levels
Fast and efficient, Conditioning features cardio & strength intervals designed to develop endurance and core power in legs & abs and speed in arms & shoulders - a great addition to your Boxing Workout. Non-boxers welcome!