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Introducing: OFF-THE-ROPES TRAINING CAMP!


Kingsway Boxing presents Off-The-Ropes Training Camp!

This intensive camp will be led by Boxing Ontario Nationally-Certified Coaches and Personal Trainers. The program was developed to incorporate the specialized skills of Olympic-Style Boxing with plyometric and callisthenic training.

In combination, the skills will act as a high-intensity, fast-track program that will increase skill in sports such as hockey, soccer, football, and lacrosse.

Once you have completed this camp you will leave with an increased level of:

✅ Body Awareness

✅ Coordination

✅ Balance

✅ Speed

✅ Agility

✅ Strength

✅ Explosive Power

 You will also gain skills in:

  • Basic boxing techniques
  • Heavy, speed, and double-ended bag work
  • Footwork
  • Self-defence
  • Offensive tactics
  • A safe atmosphere to explore optional Sparring/Fighting … and so much more!

Participants are expected to arrive 10 minutes prior to the start time. Each class day is structured to include all of the following components:

💪 Warm-up

💪 Technical Training Component

💪 Practical Application Component

💪 Conditioning Drills

💪 Abdominal and Core Strengthening



Details

  • Program Availability: Team training is generally reserved on Sundays; however, please let us know which days work best and we will try to accommodate
  • Course Duration: 4-Week Program 
  • Location: THE BOXING GYM | 22-B Jutland Rd. 
  • Program Cost: $75.00 per participant

Course Options

These programs are booked on demand by sports teams/schools. We will be adding additional courses each season and throughout the year – if you wish to arrange a special group training, please contact info@kingswayboxingclub.com.

Important Notes

This camp is suitable for ages 10 and up; however, younger athletes are expected to operate at a high level of maturity. Due to the nature of the sport, those who are unable to respect the coaches, other participants, or rules of the sport will be ejected without refund.

If you are concerned that your child may not be able to cope in this atmosphere you should enroll your child for an assessment (booked at least one week prior to camp start date).

There will be no refunds for the camp after commencement of first camp.

Blair Larsen | Certified Personal Trainer

Blair has been actively involved in the health and fitness industry as a lifelong athlete and professional for the past 25 years. 

His athletic career ranged initially from provincial and varsity sports teams (basketball/volleyball/rowing) to individual pursuits (triathlon) competing in both ITU and Ironman-level events.

Academically, his career began at UNB by earning a BScBio (’97) and BScKin (’99) with distinction. From there, he began his career at the Adelaide Club in Toronto.

Over the past 20 years, he has actively sought out and completed numerous certifications and workshops to further knowledge in biomechanics/physiology and coaching.

Over the course of the first 15 years in Toronto, he has focused working mainly with individuals, and in the last five years, he has been working with several soccer and hockey teams with their performance conditioning and injury rehabilitation.

He strongly believes that the trainer/coach’s purpose is to help the client/athlete in their journey towards discovering and reaching their potential. It’s truly a team effort.

Notable accreditations and achievements are:

  • BSc Biology
  • BSc Kinesiology
  • Certified Exercise Physiologist (High-Performance)
  • Muscle Activation Techniques Mastery Level Specialist
  • Resistance Training Specialist Mastery Level
  • Certified Ironman Coach
  • FIFA Medicine Diploma for Trainers and Therapists
  • Canadian Ski Patrol On-Hill Instructor
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • 6x Ironman Finisher
  • 2x ITU Age Group Competitor Canada

Phil Daniels | Senior Boxing Coach + Personal Trainer

Growing up, Phil Daniels attended some of the biggest boxing matches seen in Canada. In 2004, Phil stumbled into the sport when he met his coach at his local fitness club. Since that day, he has been a part the DNA that makes up the Kingsway Boxing family.  Today, Phil spends his days with the Team KBC as a Senior Boxing Coach working with kids, teens and adults. He’s done done it all; Competitive Boxing, coaching and continuing to share the sport of boxing with his community. 

Certifications: Boxing Ontario Certified Coach, CPTN Personal Trainer, First Aid & CPR


Why Running Should Be Part of Your Boxing Regime | By: Jo-Anne Sheffield

Running + Boxing
Jo-Anne Sheffield: Running for my physical and mental health


Why Running Should Be Part of Your Boxing Regime | By: Jo-Anne Sheffield


Humans are built to run. As hunters we survived by running to catch our prey and biomechanically, we are built to run. Just look at the shape of our feet, bodies, spine and our ability to sweat making us able to run long distances.

There are many physical benefits to running like improved cardiovascular output, building muscular strength, burning calories and with-it fat, but for me, the benefits are more mental. You see, when we run our brain releases a chemical called endorphins which helps our nervous system cope with pain and stress. And after running long distances some people (me included) have a ‘runners high’. It has also been proven that running can improve your mind at any age and fight age-related cognitive decline plus spending just 30 minutes on a treadmill is enough to lift the mood of someone suffering from major depressive disorder, according to a study published in the journal of the American College of Sports Medicine.

There are many ways to add running to your fitness regime, especially if you’re a boxer. Just think Rocky. He didn’t walk up those stairs in Philadelphia he ran them, over and over again.

Run-Walk Method

If you’re new to running, it’s best to start with a run/walk plan. This method was created by US Olympian Jeff Galloway and the concept is to not walk when you feel tired but to take a short break and then stay at the same pace throughout the run.

Ideally you want to start running longer and walking less. This is an effective way to start getting your cardiovascular output up without leaving you winded and discouraged.

Improving Run Performance

If you’re already a runner and want to improve your pace or distance, consider finding a run coach or online plan to help guide you through the process and set realistic goals. There are also run groups if you need the comradery and accountability of group to push you to the next level.

Feel free to contact me if you want to discuss running or any cardio/fitness related topics.

Jo


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Jo-Anne Sheffield | High Performance Instructor | Personal Trainer

Jo-Anne is a Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor who brings a commitment to health and fitness, combined with enthusiasm and experience to create fun, high energy and athletic classes.

An avid runner and marathoner Jo-Anne believes cross training is an important part of developing overall fitness and her classes are designed to strengthen muscles, maintain a strong core, increase cardiovascular output and promote flexibility.

Jo-Anne’s moto is “Just keep moving” and while she has run many races she is particularly proud of her two Boston marathon finishes.

Certifications

CanFitPro PTS

CanFitPro FIS

CanFitPro Active Aging Certificate

CPR-A