No egos, a safe environment and a challenging yet rewarding experience, that’s the black diamond method of sparring.
This is the class where all your hard work culminates in the most rewarding experience boxing has to offer, a one-to-one challenge against another member of your skill and experience level. This is what boxing is about and we take it seriously. This class will provide you with a safe and supportive environment to test your skills!
Sparring is done during a 3-hour drop in, drop out block. Most people are at different levels when it comes to fitness and experience so this style of class will allow you to come when you can and leave when you like.
Do I need to know how to box before sparring?
No experience is absolutely necessary however we do suggest at least one month of the skills and drills and class.
Do I get to choose who I spar?
Yes, however there is always a trained professional on hand to supervise sparring who will assist with pairing similar skill levels.
Is sparring safe?
There are those who have bad experiences with sparring however this is overwhelmingly due to inexperienced gyms and trainers. Here at Black Diamond we have a ‘no ego’ policy, we run things professionally and safely.
Who’s it for?
Anyone who wants to put their hard work to the test. Often they are those individuals that have been doing the skills and drills class for a period of time and want to try their newly acquired skills out in real time.
What to bring
- Water bottle
- Hand wraps
- Mouth piece
- Comfortable, sturdy shoes
You might like to have:
– Your own gloves
– Your own headgear
Everything else will be provided for you! We have all of these items for purchase behind the front counter if you decide to purchase your own. Just ask our friendly staff!