Women's boxing classes cost $25 to $35 per person for a group session or $50 to $100 hourly with a private coach. Monthly fees for group sessions cost $75 to $200 with a gym membership. Discounts are available at some gyms for the first week.
Women's boxing classes are worth it for benefits like these:
The best ways for women to prepare for a boxing class include:
Women can wear the same types of gym workout clothing to a boxing class. Keep in mind that you'll sweat a lot in your clothing, so choose something comfortable that breathes well.
Examples of women's boxing class clothing include:
Most boxing classes are 30 to 60 minutes long. Each session typically includes a variety of drills with emphasis on cardio exercises, punching bag practice, weight training, and stretches to cool down afterward. You can schedule longer sessions with your coach if you want to train competitively.
Start out with 2 to 3 boxing classes per week as a beginner to allow enough recovery time. You can take more than 4 classes per week after your coach has seen that you've progressed enough to train more without risking injuries.
If you're eager to progress faster, then ask your coach which strength and endurance training exercises you can do in between classes.
Weight classes in women's boxing includes 17 categories that start at 102 to 105 lbs. minimum for the Atomweight and Strawweight levels. The highest categories are various tiers of Heavyweight 168 lbs. or more. However, the top weight category in MMA is only up to 145 lbs. maximum.
Matching sparring partners so that they fight others in their same weight category is important to create balanced matches that reduce the risk of unnecessary injuries.
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