VIM is pumped to bring you two new boxing classes taught by trainer Lionel Young!

FIGHT FIT // Tuesdays @ Noon
(starting the week of Nov. 17th)
BOXING 101 // Thursdays @ Noon
(starting the week of Nov. 17th)



Fighter fitness is a program designed to experience the rigorous working it takes preparing someone for a professional bout. Classes vary from High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), kettle bell training and calisthenics bag workouts.


  • Learn dynamic compound movement
  • Improve cardiovascular endurance
  • Improve fitness level
  • Learn to perform different lifts and kettle bell swings
  • Preparation for martial arts training
  • Variety of training methods; calisthenics, high intensity interval training, etc.


Boxing utilizes hand strikes, head movement and foot work to create an intense and challenging sport that will push your limits.


  • Develop footwork and strikes
  • Learn beginner to advanced combinations
  • Improve cardiovascular endurance
  • Improve fitness level

About the Instructor: Lionel Young

Lionel is the middle child of 7 boys, so this led to him playing sports early. His love of basketball and football lead him to mixed martial arts. After competing in several professional bouts as a mixed martial artist and professional boxer, he found himself working with strength and conditioning coaches. After years of training people for fights and working with his own weight coaches, he decided to try to become a certified personal trainer.

Upon graduating from AAPT in 2017 he has been working in the field ever since. He has a vast knowledge in weight loss, core strength, and strength & conditioning, with a background in wrestling, boxing, Muay Thai, and Brazilian jiu jitsu.

7 replies
  1. Karim Boudebza
    Karim Boudebza says:

    I hope everything is doing well in this critical time cause of COVID-19. However, I contact you but still could not get any response. I want to join the classes. Do you have the some facilities for international trainee. I’m belong from Arab countries here is no opportunities of boxing training. Would you like to recommend the exact source where i can get the information or join the academies for training.

  2. Jeff Carbine
    Jeff Carbine says:

    It’s awesome that this article talked about boxing is a high-intensity sport that incorporates hand punches, head movement, and footwork to produce a sport that will test your boundaries. I’m glad that you explain it thoroughly it could be a great self defense. You did a great job of explaining boxing fitness class.

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