If it’s your first time, come along ten minutes before any of the classes all classes are suitable for beginners or advance. One of club’s coaches
will show you the boxing club, help you put on your bandages/hand wraps (to support your wrists under your boxing gloves), take you through some
basic moves and so on. Newcomers tell me that they find this introduction very helpful.
When attending you will need boxing wraps you can purchase from reception at a cost of £6. If you wish to participate in sparring you will need a gumshield at a cost of £5 from reception. Everything else you can borrow from us.
If you’re not new to boxing and don’t feel you need the basics over again, just show up for the timetabled start of your chosen class.
When the session starts we’ll pair you with someone else – possibly another newcomer, possibly an old hand – for a bit of technical practice. I demonstrate some (generally fairly simple) combinations of punches, then you have a go yourself, with your partner, aiming at their gloves rather than at their body.
Once we’ve warmed up (this takes about 20 minutes) we do what you might call a boxing circuit, in pairs, in 3-minute rounds, with a minute’s break between rounds. The circuit includes skipping, shadow boxing, sit-ups with a medicine ball, punching pads and bags, floor to ceiling uppercut bags and of course sparring in the ring (Optional) some of our members do body sparring and some do full head and body.
After about an hour, when everyone is worn out and there is sweat dripping from the ceiling, we do a final burst of cardio floor work (scissor jumps, squat thrusts, press ups, abb work and so on) and then stretch out.
"Boxing Training For All" is where the idea for Left Hook came about. We wanted to make boxing enjoyable to everyone, no matter what your experience. Boxing has been enjoyed all around the world for many years and was even a popular spectator sport in Ancient Rome. Left Hook Boxing Gym wanted to bring the excitement and enjoyment of boxing including all its health benefits, to anyone who wanted to give it a try. Whether you are a complete beginner or have experience, you'll fit right in at Left Hook and our friendly, qualified coaches will make you feel welcome. All our Left Hook classes are mixed, we welcome both men and women of all levels.
Left Hook "Boxing training for all" classes are never quite the same, with our team of friendly qualified coaches you'll be leaning new techniques all the time. A class will often start with technical drills, working both offensive and defensive skills. You'll then enjoy various exercises including skipping, shadow boxing, pad work, bag work, sparring and more. A class will end with a cardio/core circuit which will help improve core strength, aerobic and anaerobic fitness, followed by a stretch to relax those muscles you've worked.
We look forward to seeing you soon and remember, this is boxing training for EVERYONE . What are you waiting for?
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Left Hook is an approved ENGLAND BOXING gym with accredited, CRB checked coaches who have been highly trained to box and also teach the techniques of the
sport at every level.
If you have past experience competing and want to compete for Left Hook then all you need to do is come to one of our competitive classes and show us what you are made of.
If you've no experience but have the right attitude and desire to compete then come along, show us that you want to learn and we will get you ready to complete.
Our One to One coaches have years of experience and will be able to meet your needs.
Whether you are a complete beginner just looking to get fit or you are at a professional level looking for that little extra,
we can meet your needs.
For more information or to book a One to One session please contact Enzo 07956 293 768.
One session £50 or Ten session £450
Save money on PT sessions by sharing with friends.
- You and one friend £60 per session
- You and two friends £70 per session
- You and three friends £80 per session
If you don’t practice, you don’t deserve to win.
Muhammed Ali Clay
I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion’.
Muhammed Ali Clay
To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will.
Sugar Ray Robinson
Boxing is not about your feelings. It's about performance.