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Muay Thai FAQ

Is Muay Thai effective self-defense?fotex2020-12-17T22:47:58+00:00

Yes! It’s primarily considered a self-defense technique because of how incredibly effective it is. Muay Thai is a great martial art form that will teach you techniques that can help you defend yourself if ever necessary.

What do typical Muay Thai classes consist of?fotex2020-12-17T22:47:19+00:00

Muay Thai classes usually begin with a group warm-up, involving stretching, mobility, jump rope, and shadowboxing. After the warm-up, you will learn new techniques either on your own, with a trainer, or with a partner. After training, there are usually conditioning workouts, such as core strengthening exercises.

Do I need to be in shape to take a class?fotex2020-12-17T22:46:42+00:00

Nope, we encourage all fitness and experience levels!

Will I get injured practicing Muay Thai?fotex2020-12-17T22:46:05+00:00

Safety is a strict priority at our gym, and we design our classes to ensure each student’s safety. As you often see in sports, injuries are possible, but we do everything we can to prevent you from getting injured.

What should I learn as a beginner?fotex2020-12-17T22:45:17+00:00

As a beginner in Muay Thai, your main focus should be on consistent training and practicing proper techniques.

What’s the difference between Muay Thai and MMA?fotex2020-12-17T22:45:31+00:00

Muay Thai is a stand-up striking sport with no ground fighting or grappling. MMA includes a variety of combat sports, including grappling, striking, and ground fighting.

What is Muay Thai?fotex2020-12-17T22:42:51+00:00

Muay Thai is an almost 400-year-old martial art form that originated in Thailand. It’s known as the art of eight limbs, allowing fighters to use their hands, feet, elbows, and knees.

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Jiu-Jitsu FAQ

Jiu-Jitsu FAQ

What is Jiu-Jitsu?fotex2020-12-17T22:53:30+00:00

Jiu-Jitsu is a combat sport, self-defense system, martial art, and fitness program. It focuses on ground fighting, grappling, and positional control to get the opponent to submit by arm locks and chokeholds.

What does No-Gi mean?fotex2020-12-17T22:52:42+00:00

No-Gi means the sport is performed without the traditional uniform. Students usually wear athletic clothing like shorts and rash guards, and fighters cannot grab their opponents’ clothing.

Is Jiu-Jitsu suitable for females?fotex2020-12-17T22:52:08+00:00

Yes! Jiu-Jitsu uses different leverage techniques to control and submit much larger opponents. In addition to being an efficient form of self-defense, it’s a great full-body workout!

Will I get injured practicing Jiu-Jitsu?fotex2020-12-17T22:51:35+00:00

Safety is a strict priority at our gym, and we design our classes to ensure each student’s safety. As you often see in sports, injuries are possible, but we do everything we can to prevent you from getting injured.

How long does it take to get a black belt?fotex2020-12-17T22:51:00+00:00

Each person’s journey is different, but it typically takes between 10-12 years.

Will I get in shape practicing Jiu-Jitsu?fotex2020-12-17T22:50:21+00:00

Absolutely! It’s a full-body workout and can become addicting as you notice significant improvements in your physical fitness!

Can anyone try out Jiu-Jitsu?fotex2020-12-17T22:49:38+00:00

Yes! We’re open to all skill levels, fitness levels, and all age groups.

Boxing FAQ

Do I need to be in shape to take boxing classes?fotex2020-12-17T23:15:40+00:00

No, we encourage all fitness and experience levels! It doesn’t matter if you’ve never worked out or have taken some time off; you’ll leave the workout feeling great! We encourage everyone to go at their own pace.

Can I still take boxing classes if I don’t want to get hit?fotex2020-12-17T23:15:06+00:00

Absolutely! You will have a heavy bag to workout on, and sparring is only for advanced students who want to spar.

Is Team Overtime a good place to learn boxing basics?fotex2020-12-17T23:14:30+00:00

Yes! We’ll help wrap your hands and teach you the fundamentals of boxing. No need to be intimidated, we teach all skill levels, and everyone goes at their own pace.

What should I bring to my first boxing class?fotex2020-12-17T23:13:59+00:00

Hand wraps are mandatory for class and your protection. We recommend bringing a towel and a water bottle, and prepare to sweat!

Will I hurt myself if I’ve never hit anything before?fotex2020-12-17T23:13:23+00:00

The best way to avoid hurting yourself is with proper form, which we will teach you! As you learn the fundamental movements of boxing, you’ll learn to throw different punch variations from different positions.

What should I wear to a boxing class?fotex2020-12-17T23:12:40+00:00

We recommend wearing comfortable workout apparel and shoes, and remember you are going to sweat! If you don’t have any hand wraps, we have them available for purchase, and we have gloves you can borrow for your first time.

What do boxing classes typically look like?fotex2020-12-17T23:11:52+00:00

Boxing classes will start with a warm-up, then move into boxing rounds, where you will learn new techniques either on your own or with a trainer. After this, you will finish the class with a core strengthening workout.

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