Boxing is one of the oldest forms of combat sports that requires agility, precision, and strength to knock out your opponents. Perfect for anyone looking to build stamina and endurance. Also, perfect for anyone wanting to look ripped (c'mon, let's just be honest here). So, if you've hit your fitness plateau, it's time to take your regime to the next level by hitting up a boxing gym.
Want to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee? Here're our recommended boxing gyms in Singapore to get your Muhammad Ali on.
Evolve offers a wide range of mixed martial art classes and old-school boxing is one of them. Conducted by world MMA champions, their no-BS coaching will get you into tip-top shape in no time. Be it building your foundation, or refining your strikes, classes are tiered so you can find one that suits your needs. If you think you are ready to take on boxing competitively (think: SEA games or even the Olympics), Evolve has their competition team that will embark you on the path towards professional boxing.
Evolve MMA has locations at Far East Square (Tel: 6536 4525), Orchard Central (Tel: 6536 4556), One KM (Tel: 6288 2293), and Clarke Quay Central (Tel: 6536 4525).
Ares Fight Club
Weekend warriors. Doesn't matter if you can only show up once a week because of school, work and commitments. As long as you are consistent and give your all for every session, you will get better. #boxingSG #boxinggym #boxing #fightclub #girlboxer #femaleboxer #aresfightclub #fitness #boxingfitness #padwork #singaporeboxing #sgfitness #sgfitfam #conditioning #boxingsg #motivation #oldschoolgym #singapore #fighterslife #fighter #westsingapore #fitnesssg #sgig #trainhardfighteasy #aresfightclubsg
This gym, named after the Greek god of war, Ares, prides itself as a "boxing-only" gym. With a myriad of mixed martial arts dominating the combat sports scene, the coaches here cut through the clutter and stick to their raison d'etre. Ares offers both fitness and competitive boxing, personal training and even BodySculpt for those who want to shed some pounds. Unlike Palahniuk's Fight Club, at Ares, you are allowed to talk about it.
Ares Fight Club, 7 Toh Guan Road East #08-02, Singapore 608599. (Tel: 6569 2660)
Neither referring to Verbinski's 2002 movie nor the One Ring crafted by Sauron in The Lord of the Rings, The Ring is a 7500 square feet urban training ground, designed to mimic the industrial and gritty feel of Real Steel. With an unlimited access to over 70 classes that cater different needs, you'll never have to worry about your next WOD (Workout of the Day).
The Ring, 58 Kim Yam Road #01-01 Singapore 239359. (Tel: 6385 1488)
Spartans Boxing Club
Ever wondered how the Greek soldiers from 300 train day-to-day? Tempted to unleash Gerrard Butler's iconic "THIS IS SPARTA!" before fisting your poor punching bag? Now you can realise that fantasy without the legal repercussions at Spartans Boxing Club. No matter who you are, this inclusive gym has classes for all, even for the young aspiring Leonidases. Whether you want to hone your warrior instincts or just want to beat the sh*t out of something, Spartans Boxing Club has programmes made for everyone.
Spartans Boxing Club, 393, Joo Chiat Road, Singapore, 427625. (Tel: 9457 7910)
Juggernaut Fight Club
You know you are in good hands when your coaches hold an impressive list of accolades. Founded by the current coach of the national boxer, Jiawei Tay, Arvind "Juggernaut" Lalwani, the gym has nurtured some of the best fighters and medal winners of the country under his tutelage. It is the place to be if you want to take up boxing seriously.
10 Seng Poh Road, Singapore 168895 (Tel: 6535 2501)
Co-founded by Muhamad Ridhwan, Singapore’s top fighter at the moment, Legends identifies themselves as a genuine boxing gym. Coaches here teach you the skills that you need in order to be a trained fighter. Expect yourself to be shadowboxing, punching bags, hitting pads with the help of skilled trainers who are devoted to imparting their years of competition and training experience.
Greatwood Building, 43 Carpenter Street #03-01, Singapore 059922 (Tel: 6252 3254)
Vanda Boxing Club
Vanda prides themselves as an "open to all" boxing gym. No matter what your motivations or fitness goals might be, their doors are always open to you. Beyond the witty banter and friendly atmosphere lies intensive training classes that are bound to leave you breathless and sweaty by the end of the session. The 10,000 square feet gym is located in the heart of CBD so it's easily accessible no matter where you are from.
108 Robinson Rd, #01-01, Singapore 068900 (Tel: 6305 2288)