Kids can take a stab at Thai boxing or yoga this summer at the United States Mixed Marital Arts new Summer Camp program. The camp, offered various weeks in July and August, encourages kids to get active and fit while having fun.
The USMMA Summer Camp offers several choices for classes for children 7-years-old and up including nutrition and Hip Hop. The camp runs July 7 -11, July 14 -18,
August 4 – 8 and August 11-15. The cost of USMMA’s summer camp is $225, with discounts offered for USMMA members and discounts for siblings and multiple week enrollments. Participants will be grouped by age and have separate morning and afternoon sessions. Hours for the camp are 10:30 AM to 1:00 PM for 7 to11-year-olds and 1:30 – 3:30 for youths 13-years-old and up.
The following classes will be offered at the 2008 camp: Thai Boxing, Jiu-Juitsu and Grappling, Plyometrics, Acceleration and Conditioning, Nutrition, Yoga, Hip-Hop and Games and Contests. All classes will focus on movement, strengthening, balance, flexibility, health and nutrition in a fun and safe way.
“Our summer camp classes are a great way to keep children active and give them the love and appreciation for fitness,” said Stephanie Luke, Yoga/Pilates Director at USMMA. “All of the participants will be introduced to many new and fun ways to increase their fitness levels and overall health. It’s important for us to show them that health isn’t boring.”
For more information on the USMMA Summer Camp Program or to register, call 508-966-5006. Enrollment is limited. Parents will be expected to sign a waiver for participation.
The United States Mixed Martial Arts Training Center, located on 316 Hartford Avenue in Bellingham, focuses on elevating the physical and spiritual well being of students through Mixed Martial Arts and Yoga. This is accomplished through a four-pronged approach to reality self-defense training centered in total body wellness.
The state of the art, 4 thousand-square foot training facility is complete with a 2 thousand-square foot padded Mixed Martial Arts training floor equipped with heavy bags and conditioning equipment, a 15 hundred-square foot yoga studio, locker rooms, showers and a juice bar. More information is available at www.usmma.org.
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