Monday, October 10, 2016

NO BOOTCAMP tonight Mon 10th October

Unfortunately I'm unwell so can't run the session tonight and I've not been able to get cover so Bootcamp is cancelled. I'm hoping to be back in the gym tomorrow and apologise for any inconvenience this may cause anyone.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

2 Hour, Girl Power workshop - Free places for Mytholmroyd girls

We're running another in our series of self defence and confidence workshops for girls during the half term break on Wednesday 26 October 2016.

2 hour girl power

These are practical, hands-on workshops that run over 2 hours and look at ways to stay safe at school, on public transport and on the streets.

Due to some funding received from Roof Over Youth, we're offering 10 free places on this workshop to girls aged between 11 and 15 living in Mytholmroyd.

If you'd like to book onto this course, please contact

Wednesday, September 14, 2016


Every Monday (over 50's), Wednesday and Friday morning we get the gloves on for Boxercise at the gym timetable here.

It's a non-contact training session using focus pads and gloves to throw punches and combinations in a stress busting workout you'll find hard to beat.

Fighting fit fifties
Monday's are a mixed session (men and women), specifically for over 50's (or thereabouts) with a low impact workout and modifications for various levels of fitness and ability.

A social class with plenty of laughter and support from fellow Boxercisers.

Women's Boxercise
Wednesdays and Fridays are a mixture of padwork, bagwork, plenty of strength and conditioning and cardio too. The format changes every session so it's never boring, you'll find time flies once you get into a few rounds of punching.

We promote a supportive and friendly atmosphere (women only in these sessions) that you will find different to any other regular gym.

You're first session is free so if you fancy trying it out, email
All Boxercise sessions are drop in and are £5 or £35 for 8.

Monday, September 5, 2016

Beginner's course starts tomorrow

It's our final beginner's course for girls and women this year and it starts tomorrow, Tuesday 6 September 2016.

Run over 9 consecutive Tuesdays with a break for half term, the course ends on Nov 1st.

There's still time to book
Anyone interested in booking onto the course, please email or text 077 3243 3243

Here's a few FAQ's

What if I can't make all the sessions?
If you're going to miss 1 or 2 of the sessions over the 8 week course, you will be able to catch up so don't let this stop you from doing it.

I don't want to hit anyone or get hit, will I have to do this?
No. You'll hit another person's glove, a focus pad or a punch bag. This is a glove contact course so no getting hit!

I'm not fit, will I manage the course?
Yes, you can work at your own pace and we'll help you develop your fitness. This is a coach-style course and not a fast paced, group fitness session.

Friday, August 26, 2016

No Bootcamp on Bank Holiday Monday

We're taking a rest day this coming Monday, 29 August to enjoy the Bank Holiday and some summer sun hopefully!

Back to business as usual on Tuesday 30 August for Circuits at 6.15pm.

have a great weekend and stay safe everyone, see you in the gym.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Beginners Course starts Tue 6 Sep 2016

This is for girls 11+ and women only
Our next beginner's boxing course  starts on Tuesday 06 September and runs for 9 weeks (with a break for half term) with the final session on 08 November.

What do you learn?
This is a basics course that teaches how to stand, move around, throw and defend straight punches and hold focus pads. It's glove-contact (no hitting of an opponent or sparring) and we use focus pads and punch bags.

Do I have to be fit to do this?
It's not hugely demanding physically, so is suitable for all fitness levels and abilities. It's a coach-style session rather than a group fitness class. We focus on technique and form and will encourage and support you to increase your fitness levels.

If you're already fit but would like to learn how to box, this course is suitable and can be coached to your ability.

Cost and Booking
£60 (£30 deposit) for 8 sessions including a medal.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Self Defence Workshop for Girls - Bookings now open

This hands-on workshop focuses on day to day personal safety issues girls may experience at school, on public transport and on the streets.

We explore common scenarios and how to get out of them without physical contact but also deal with what to do if a situation escalates.

Working in pairs, practising 'escape' techniques and striking with hands, feet, elbows and knees, we use focus pads, punch bags and strike shields.

Workshop programme: 

12.00pm - Arrival, registration (hand in consent forms) and welcome.

Stop it before it starts: how to reduce your chances of being a target. Dealing with bullies.
Escalation of attack and appropriate responses: How to escape a hand grab, choke hold, bear hug or hair grab

1.45pm - Lunch together (group discussion)

2.15pm - Defensive striking with hands, knees, elbows and feet.
Putting it all together and making it work for you.
How to remember the techniques.

4.00pm - Close and pick-up  

Please note: We will not allow anyone to leave the gym before 4.00pm unless by prior arrangement with a parent or guardian.  
How to book      
The cost of the workshop is £15 and can be booked by emailing
We request either online payment or cash/cheque (prior to course) at the gym in order to confirm your place.  

What to wear / bring      
Tracksuit bottoms, shorts or leggings, a vest or t-shirt and something warm to wear between physical activities. Clean, indoor trainers or plimsoles - please ensure they are clean. There will be some topics that require bare feet or socks.
No jewellery that can catch on clothing or be ripped out (eg, necklaces, rings, bracelets or dangly earrings) and no heavy make up. Long hair must be tied up or plaited.      
Packed lunch required      
Bring a bottle of water to drink throughout the day and a packed lunch. We discourage sweets, energy drinks or fizzy pop in the gym. Drinking water is available.      
Signed consent form      
Each participant requires a signed consent form in order to do the workshop. This can be emailed to you once your payment has been made.