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Hatton Academy is a multi-level ‘boxing for fitness’ course designed to ensure fitness professionals can incorporate boxing skills and padwork into any fitness training programme, effectively and safely. 

We combine the principals of professional boxing training and functional fitness to create a unique training programme, providing the certified instructor with the boxing knowledge required to deliver safe, fun and effective boxing for fitness sessions without the need for contact.

Our system can be used by all styles of trainer and adapted to suit their clientele, whether that is for 1-on-1 sessions or group classes in both Boxing and Health and Fitness environments.

Hatton Academy is the only Boxing training provider to be accredited by the Register of Exercise Professionals, ActiveIQ, CIMSPA and the British Boxing Board of Control.

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ActiveiQ Endorsed
CIMSPA Partner
British Boxing Board of Control

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There are three levels of the Hatton Academy courses – Fundamentals, Advanced and Elite. Fundamentals and Advanced courses are taught back-to-back, over one weekend.

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Fundamentals & Advanced

This practical two-day course is designed for anyone who wants to improve their boxing for fitness knowledge as part of one-to-one or group training sessions. You’ll learn correct techniques and progress right through to teaching advanced combinations as part of high intensity fitness drills, all in a packed two days of boxing for fitness training.

Day One is all about mastering the basics; an essential part of the course that will give you the knowledge and understanding to teach correct technique, combinations and drills, before progressing onto Day Two. Here you’ll learn more advanced boxing-specific skills including defence moves, advanced techniques and combinations, to improve your teaching and take your boxing for fitness sessions to the next level.

You’ll also learn targeted muscle group workouts and high intensity cardio exercises to incorporate alongside boxing combinations, as well as exercise modifications to enable you to tailor your sessions to suit your clients and/or class participants. 

What the course will teach you

Day 1
  • Teach correct punching and pad holding techniques
  • Teach punching combinations
  • Teach boxing-based speed and power drills
  • Conduct safe boxing for fitness classes for all fitness levels
  • Identify incorrect form and advise accordingly
Day 2
  • Structure and deliver boxing for fitness sessions for more advanced abilities
  • Teach advanced punching combinations and pad holding techniques
  • Teach defence moves including the slip and duck and weave
  • Incorporate advanced exercise drills into your sessions

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Elite

This is the third and final level of the Hatton Academy’s boxing training system. Our Elite course revisits the techniques from the Fundamentals and Advanced courses, building the complexity to provide the trainer with a wider technical ability, as well as a greater library of techniques to use with 1-to-1 clients.

What the course will teach you

  • Instruct and demonstrate defensive techniques
  • Incorporate defensive techniques into advanced combinations
  • Build cycle set and perpetual motion combinations
  • Identify incorrect techniques and correct accordingly
  • Teach correct technique and reduce the risk of injury

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