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Old 02-26-2007, 10:10 PM
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I checked out 2 local gym's earlier one of them quoted me $50 a month for a membership with access to both ring's,the bag's,and equipment.
and the other one quoted me $70 a month with unlimited gym time and a 1 day class every month to any of there cardio session's.They got personal trainer's in each place which are $40 a hour for 1 hour session's and they have special classes deticated to pad work and **** like that which is also $40 a class or 101 with a trainer for $40.I was wondering if any of you guy's out there pay for personal trainer's? if so how much are you paying a month between all your fee's to compete as a amateur or in any tournament's? how necessary is it to spend $500-$800 a month for personal training?I train in my own enviorment i have a heavy bag a speed bag and sparring partner but i wanna compete soon enough but the money is a issue.
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Old 02-26-2007, 10:11 PM
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what a rip. Go to a ghetto gym, mine was $25 a month when I went. The only downside is if they dont think youre good theyll barely train you.
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Old 02-26-2007, 10:16 PM
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what a rip. Go to a ghetto gym, mine was $25 a month when I went. The only downside is if they dont think youre good theyll barely train you.
Yea that gym in my neighborhood is funded by the P.a.L and it's free but i was trying to get in to another one that isnt so crowded because they have very little equipmet and it's all banged up so i checked out a few with in 10-15 mile's of me to get in to a better atmosphere but they sound like there asking a arm and a leg.
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Old 02-26-2007, 10:16 PM
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I checked out 2 local gym's earlier one of them quoted me $50 a month for a membership with access to both ring's,the bag's,and equipment.
and the other one quoted me $70 a month with unlimited gym time and a 1 day class every month to any of there cardio session's.They got personal trainer's in each place which are $40 a hour for 1 hour session's and they have special classes deticated to pad work and **** like that which is also $40 a class or 101 with a trainer for $40.I was wondering if any of you guy's out there pay for personal trainer's? if so how much are you paying a month between all your fee's to compete as a amateur or in any tournament's? how necessary is it to spend $500-$800 a month for personal training?I train in my own enviorment i have a heavy bag a speed bag and sparring partner but i wanna compete soon enough but the money is a issue.
thats redicilous they want 50 bucks a month and your still restricted? wow thats nuts the 2 gyms i been to so far both chargerd 50 bucks and were open 4-5 days a week 3 hours each and all the trainers dont charge you to work with you
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Old 02-26-2007, 11:50 PM
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soon to be paying $125.00 a month
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Old 02-27-2007, 12:57 AM
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soon to be paying $125.00 a month
ouch versy, they should only charge pros that much, not am's
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Old 02-27-2007, 01:37 AM
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I hope youre going to the Sugar Ray Leonard gym. Otherwise, Im sure its not worth it.
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Old 02-27-2007, 01:40 AM
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Roughly around FREE dollars.

Yeah.
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Old 02-27-2007, 01:44 AM
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40 (Cdn) a month, which isn't bad. Not too much individual attention though, really only 2 hours a week, other than that the "competitors" mostly train themselves, with the trainers helping out when/where they can.
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Old 02-27-2007, 01:55 AM
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Right in there with Versy. I pay about $110. But my gym is a nonprofit org that gives out free boxing lessons to underprivileged kids, holds free rape prevention classes, etc. I'm fine with paying it because I can see where it's going; the gym has a rep as an upstanding member of the neighborhood. Plus, I've seen the car our gym owner drives. He's not exactly getting rich.

And besides, it's cheaper than therapy.
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