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Boxing at the YMCA of Austin is designed to prepare adults and youth to play positive roles in the their community through self-discipline and character development. That goal is achieved through a program that focuses on growing strong bodies, disciplined minds and enhanced personal character.
Boxing and defense is the primary focus with mixed martial arts and Tae Kwon Do elements included to provide a varied training session to challenge and encourage participants. Download the YMCA mobile app off iTunes or Google Play for schedules on the go!
Boxing Classes include:
Adult Boxing: Adult Boxing: The boxing program at the TownLake YMCA is a 10 round non-contact, high intensity gym workout that is open to all skill levels from rank beginners to amateur competitors. In each class you will work on specific combinations and foot work that you will then execute with the coach at the end of class. It's a fun and exciting way to burn calories, get in shape, and learn basic boxing fundamentals. Boxers are considered some of the fittest athletes on the planet. Come see what it's all about in a welcoming non-competitive environment. For more information about Adult Boxing, contact Shawn.Bolton@austinymca.org
Youth Boxing: Our heart-pumping boxing classes will introduce the foundation of boxing skills while building strength, endurance, and confidence. Gloves and 106 inch wraps will be provided, but students are welcome to bring their own equipment. Wear comfortable athletic wear and athletic shoes. In order for this program to make, we must have a minimum of 3 participants and a maximum of 10 participants. Ages range from 8-16 years old. For more information about Youth Boxing, contact Elena.Hickey@austinymca.org