Do you want to take up boxing and are wondering where to train? We’ve featured 10 of the best boxing gyms in New York City for you below!
With two locations in Manhattan and a third coming soon, Church Street Boxing Gym in New York City is a great place for beginners and seasoned pros to train. Founded in 1997, offers training in boxing, Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ).
Clients can choose from a number of experienced male and female trainers at whichever location is most convenient for them. The gym even offers a free trial for those who want to get a feel for what they have to offer before signing up for more extensive training.
Get in touch to learn more.
AK Boxing Club in Manhattan was founded by Antoine Kuessan, a native of Togo, Africa. Antoine’s love for sports led him to pursue his career while his family was located in Los Angeles as refugees. After playing basketball in college, Antoine pursued the art of boxing.
Antoine’s experience with proper boxing form and techniques led him to open his own boxing club in New York City, bringing his expertise to clients of all abilities. His gym offers both group and personalized boxing lessons that push clients toward their goals.
Book a boxing session with Antoine.
Supreme Team Boxing in New York City is a family gym dedicated to those wishing to pursue the art of boxing, master their fitness regimen or learn self-defense techniques. Founded in 1985, this gyms aims to not only educate about fitness but give back to its Queens community.
The trainers at Supreme Team Boxing are experienced in boxing, MMA and other kickboxing styles. They sport an impressive record of producing championship boxers and leadership awards. They are known for their excellence in both fitness and as a community member.
Reach out to the gym to get enrolled in a class.
The Jamaica Boxing Club in Queens, New York City, is home to a fitness team headed by Bo Harris, known as the Minister of Fitness. Harris holds multiple accreditations in fitness and boxing, including certification as a US boxing coach. His staff is equally qualified.
The gym provides both one on one and group training for members of all abilities. In addition to boxing, kickboxing, and martial arts lessons, they provide massage sessions, programs aimed toward mobility and flexibility, aerobics, circuit training and general fitness sessions.
Register to get started with a fitness plan.
Starrett City Boxing in the Brooklyn area of New York City was founded in 1978 by well-known boxing trainer, Jimmy O’Pharrow. The gym’s mission is not only to train boxers but also to lift up those who might not otherwise have sporting opportunities due to economic hardships.
While the gym turns out a new generation of successful boxers, they also strive to teach discipline and boost self-esteem. They hope to provide an outlet for youth as a deterrent to bullying and by teaching character through dedication to the sport.
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Sweatbox Brooklyn in New York City is a multi-faceted gym open to members of the community seeking a fitness regiment based on boxing principles. Boxing trainer Argenis Arce founded the gym and acts as the head coach, leading a team of highly trained staff members.
The gym offers formal training in boxing, but they also offer lighter work in shadowboxing and bag work. The gym also provides memberships to those who prefer weightlifting or cardio training, either with or without a personal trainer to assist them.
Contact the gym for more information.
John’s Boxing Gym has been a part of the New York City Bronx community for more than three decades. The original gym was purchased in 2004 by a former boxer named Gjin Gjini and renamed for his son.
Gjini and his staff of prize-winning boxers and certified boxing coaches offer world class training to those seeking professional boxing lessons. Fitness routines are centered around tried and true methods with basic equipment, sparring and bag work.
Call them to learn about their services.
Morris Park Boxing Club is dedicated to training amateur and professional boxers in the Bronx area of New York City. Owned by former WBA champion boxer Aaron “Superman” Davis, the gym provides an opportunity for community members to train with or without trainer assistance.
Visitors can sign up for a single day pass to get a feel for the gym. They gym also offers month-to-month memberships at a reasonable price with no contract and unlimited use. The experienced and licensed trainers are available for an hourly fee or for a weekly membership.
Email or phone the gym to see what they have to offer.
Rustam’s Boxing Club in Staten Island, New York is what you expect to see when you walk into a traditional boxing gym. There are no shiny metal machines or high-tech modern equipment. Instead, you will find punching bags, a ring and basic workout equipment waiting for you.
Rustam’s relies on tried-and-true old school boxing principles to train tomorrow’s champion boxers or just help you get into fighting shape. With a set of rules and requirements they expect members to adhere to, this is the place to gain a serious boxing education.
Contact them online to get started.
10. Team Real USA
If you’re looking to box or just to get fit, Team Real USA in Staten Island, New York, can help you get there. The experienced trainers at this gym offer services that range from one-on-one training in Muay Thai, MMA, and BJJ to group programs that include yoga and diet plans.
Experts trained in nutrition and fitness are there to guide members through the right program to be successful in the sport of boxing, achieving peak fitness, or succeeding in the world of bodybuilding. They even offer training camps for various disciplines.
Find out what Team Real can do for you.