Boxing in York
Boxing is a great aerobic and anaerobic activity which builds stamina, endurance, speed, strength and coordination. The combination of learning new skills; techniques to protect yourself and your loved ones; meeting new people and being positively motivated all increases your confidence tremendously. Boxing isn’t just reserved for the ring anymore. The sport has become somewhat of a fitness phenomenon, invading gyms across the country to provide a high intensity workout that is more than just hype.
A study done by the Harvard Medical School found that people who participated in cardio-kickboxing were able to burn upto 888 calories every hour. Kickboxing improves self-esteem because it allows you feel good about yourself in many areas. You are able to improve your body while learning self-defence moves at the same time.
Legions Gym was founded in January 2011 by Dave Phillips and Al Chambers with the aim of building a successful gym that is a great place to train for everyone. Legions gym is now a thriving community with a big team of active fighters, loads of trainers and hundreds of fitness enthusiasts who like train hard and laugh along the way. Classes are held in a relaxed but hard working environment and are open to all levels, male and female from beginners to active fighters.
Long's Black Belt Schools offer a wide ranges of lessons for all lessons and all abilities. Our lessons start from 3 years old in our Little Dragons lessons aimed to give your child a safe martial arts work out and also a healthy mind work out too. Anyone aged between 6 and 12 will be welcome to join our Ninja Kids karate lessons. Our Ninja Kids classes not only teach children powerful life lessons that include Respect, Courtesy, Discipline and honesty but give them a great skill for life.
White Collar Boxing originated in New York in 1988. A doctor and an attorney trained for a few weeks before boxing each other at a black tie event. Since then White Collar Boxing has been the fastest growing corporate contact sport in the world. Ultra White Collar Boxing is the most established organisation in the UK, running hundreds of events since 2009. We’ve raised more money for charity, won more awards and are the most conscientious about health and safety than any other organisation.