Sparring Class - Ladies Only
THE next generation of
Ladykillers came out kicking at the Prokick Gym last night (August
2). Last October female fighters from all over Ireland competed
in the first-ever all girl fight card - selling out the Holiday
Inn in Belfast and at the same time inspiring newcomers to the sport.
Prokick coach Billy Murray is "overwhelmed" by the female
interest in what was once perceived as a male only sport.
"More and more women are coming into the
gym to train and compete in kickboxing," said Murray.
"They come to improve their fitness and diet
awareness and some then take the step into the competitive side
of the sport. Many of the ladies who join our classes do not come
with the intention of getting into the ring and trading punches
and kicks. But when they see others doing it the are intrigued and
want to have crack at it.
"At a beginners class last week 15 people
turned up and 14 of them were girls. That's an indication of the
level of interest from women."
Such is the demand members, Murray has launched a ladies only sparring
class that will run for four weeks throughout August (ending on
All female ProKick members are welcome to try out the sparring class
and any who attended the mixed class on Wednesday.
( class times)
If you want to get involved in Ireland fastest growing sport either
for fitness, self-defense or just for fun then call 028 9065 1074.
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