Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | Lounge  | The Wire |  Audio  | Arcade

Navigation
Go Back   Boxing Forum > Boxing Forums > Training & Nutrition
Reply
Thread Navigation

#1
Old 02-24-2012, 10:37 PM
chris5
Up and Comer
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 46
Rep Power: 0 chris5 is on a distinguished road
Points: 14,776.32
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 14,776.32
Default $55 dollar annual fee and copy of birth certificate just to spar?

So i want to take it to the next step and start sparring but owner of my gym said that just to spar for fun in a gym legally you have to pay a $55 annual fee to some association (i forget) and present a copy of your birth certificate w/ passport pictures. WTF is this about it...is this at every gym???
Reply With Quote
chris5 is offline
Advertisements
>>>TO REMOVE THESE ADS, PLEASE REGISTER HERE FOR FREE<<<
#2
Old 02-24-2012, 10:43 PM
PHOENIX623
Contender
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 248
Rep Power: 8 PHOENIX623 has a reputation beyond reputePHOENIX623 has a reputation beyond reputePHOENIX623 has a reputation beyond reputePHOENIX623 has a reputation beyond reputePHOENIX623 has a reputation beyond reputePHOENIX623 has a reputation beyond reputePHOENIX623 has a reputation beyond reputePHOENIX623 has a reputation beyond reputePHOENIX623 has a reputation beyond reputePHOENIX623 has a reputation beyond reputePHOENIX623 has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 5,374,996.91
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 5,374,996.91
Default

need a sponsor... ?
i will take 10% is you ever make it to the big times ! ???
Reply With Quote
PHOENIX623 is offline
#3
Old 02-24-2012, 10:49 PM
DIB42
Undisputed Champion
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 2,487
Rep Power: 15 DIB42 has a reputation beyond reputeDIB42 has a reputation beyond reputeDIB42 has a reputation beyond reputeDIB42 has a reputation beyond reputeDIB42 has a reputation beyond reputeDIB42 has a reputation beyond reputeDIB42 has a reputation beyond reputeDIB42 has a reputation beyond reputeDIB42 has a reputation beyond reputeDIB42 has a reputation beyond reputeDIB42 has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 50,085,782.96
Bank: 22,222,461,428.46
Total Points: 22,272,547,211.42
Default

I thought maybe the charge was just to suppliment their insurance.... doesn't look like that though if they want passport and they're talking about an association.

What gym?
Reply With Quote
DIB42 is offline
#4
Old 02-24-2012, 11:20 PM
chris5
Up and Comer
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 46
Rep Power: 0 chris5 is on a distinguished road
Points: 14,776.32
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 14,776.32
Default

Savannah gym in houston...home of Juan Diaz. let me clear it up, they just want pictures LIKE the size of passport pictures...not your actual passport or pictures or anything.

Last edited by chris5; 02-24-2012 at 11:22 PM.
Reply With Quote
chris5 is offline
#5
Old 02-24-2012, 11:21 PM
chris5
Up and Comer
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Posts: 46
Rep Power: 0 chris5 is on a distinguished road
Points: 14,776.32
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 14,776.32
Default

LOL PHOENIX623, we have a deal. i think i could be pretty marketable and if julio cesar chavez jr is gaining that much popularity, i GUARNATEE you after two years of pro training i will be better then him and can have a way bigger fan base and following
Reply With Quote
chris5 is offline
#6
Old 02-25-2012, 02:01 AM
FIGHTING_FLIP
"BAD NEWS"
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: BAY
Posts: 2,961
Rep Power: 14 FIGHTING_FLIP has a reputation beyond reputeFIGHTING_FLIP has a reputation beyond reputeFIGHTING_FLIP has a reputation beyond reputeFIGHTING_FLIP has a reputation beyond reputeFIGHTING_FLIP has a reputation beyond reputeFIGHTING_FLIP has a reputation beyond reputeFIGHTING_FLIP has a reputation beyond reputeFIGHTING_FLIP has a reputation beyond reputeFIGHTING_FLIP has a reputation beyond reputeFIGHTING_FLIP has a reputation beyond reputeFIGHTING_FLIP has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 332,529.90
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 332,529.90
Default

probably talking about getting your USA amateur boxing passbook/license. my first gym i went to, a PAL, said we couldnt spar unless we had a passbook. every other gym i went to after that didnt follow that. it depends on what gym you go to
Reply With Quote
FIGHTING_FLIP is offline
#7
Old 02-25-2012, 02:26 AM
THE REED™
That Admin Money
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Erie, PA
Posts: 58,583
Rep Power: 200000 THE REED™ has a reputation beyond reputeTHE REED™ has a reputation beyond reputeTHE REED™ has a reputation beyond reputeTHE REED™ has a reputation beyond reputeTHE REED™ has a reputation beyond reputeTHE REED™ has a reputation beyond reputeTHE REED™ has a reputation beyond reputeTHE REED™ has a reputation beyond reputeTHE REED™ has a reputation beyond reputeTHE REED™ has a reputation beyond reputeTHE REED™ has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 1,023,946,931,433.52
Bank: 3,182,811,492,348,205,568.00
Total Points: 3,182,812,516,295,137,280.00
For being so BOSS! - komodo Straight up G! - komodo Thanks man :hail: - komodo Top man! - komodo BOSS - komodo 
Good talking boxing sir - Atreyu Khalil 50k Posts - Unknown Champ for the Super 50,000 post... - jose830 Congrats on 50K solid KO's.. - !! AI-Holmes!! 50k Posts - BulgariasFinest 
50,000 - TBear Super Mod! Congrats on 50k Reed :D - Bossy 50K - -Mustang- 50k, congrats bro - MELLY-MEL... can't be touched. - Body Movin' 
Happy holidays bro! - led* Happy Birthday champ! - LoadedWraps Congrats on engagement! - Spacey1991 your daughter is adorable, Bless her :fing02: - -jose- is good to put a face to the name THE REED™ even doe you look nothing how I expected lol...I'll give you an 8.5 out of 10...good luck with your future wife :usa2: - -jose- 
Troop and Military Support - Amber Alert - Bladder Cancer - Endometriosis - Equality - Liver Cancer - Liver Disease - Missing Children - POW/MIA - Spina Bifida - Suicide - BattlingNelson Myasthenia Gravis - Ovarian Cancer - Sexual Assault - Substance Abuse - mangler World Trade Center Victims and Heroes - Fireworks Safety - dans01234 AIDS/HIV - DARE - DUI Awareness - Epidermolysis Bullosa - Heart Disease - Lymphoma - MADD - Substance Abuse - !! AI-Holmes!! Arthritis - Child Abuse - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - Dystonia - Education - Free Speech - Interstitial Cystitis - ME/CFIDS - Reye's Syndrome - Save the Music - Teens Against Smoking - Victim's Rights - Water Quality - S a m u r a i 
Aphasia - Asthma/Allergies - Brain Cancer - Brain Tumors - Diabetes - Mental Illness - S a m u r a i Anti-Tobacco - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - S a m u r a i Cultural Diversity - Hunger - Leukemia - Lupus - Melanoma - Racial Tolerance - Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome - Self Injury - mangler AIDS/HIV - DARE - DUI Awareness - Epidermolysis Bullosa - Heart Disease - Lymphoma - MADD - Substance Abuse - -veteran420- Head and Neck Cancer - Dominicano Soy! 
Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - Makavelli Alzheimer's - Crohn's & Colitis - Cystic Fibrosis - Domestic Violence - Fibromyalgia - Leimyosarcoma - Lupus - Makavelli Bone Marrow Donation - Childhood Depression - Depression - Environment - Eye Injury Prevention - Glaucoma - Kidney Cancer - Kidney Disease - Kidney Transplantation - Leukemia - Lyme Disease - Mental Retardation - Missing Children - Organ Donation - T - jazluvr Arthritis - Child Abuse - Colon Cancer - Colorectal Cancer - Dystonia - Education - Free Speech - Interstitial Cystitis - ME/CFIDS - Reye's Syndrome - Save the Music - Teens Against Smoking - Victim's Rights - Water Quality - jazluvr Alzheimer's - Crohn's & Colitis - Cystic Fibrosis - Domestic Violence - Fibromyalgia - Leimyosarcoma - Lupus - QUELOQUE 
Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - Freedom Fighter Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - Dorian.. Children with Disabilities - Parkinson's Disease - VACTERL - Young Onset Parkinson's Association - iBreakbeat Adoptee - Bone Cancer - Child Exploitation and Abuse - Hope and Support - Peace - Retinoblastoma - Right to Life - Student Sexual Assault - Dorian Mourning - Anti-Gang - Melanoma - Atreyu Khalil 
Default

Thats like $5 a month.
Reply With Quote
THE REED™ is offline
#8
Old 02-25-2012, 05:18 AM
#1Assassin
Conveyor of Truth
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 7,465
Rep Power: 23 #1Assassin has a reputation beyond repute#1Assassin has a reputation beyond repute#1Assassin has a reputation beyond repute#1Assassin has a reputation beyond repute#1Assassin has a reputation beyond repute#1Assassin has a reputation beyond repute#1Assassin has a reputation beyond repute#1Assassin has a reputation beyond repute#1Assassin has a reputation beyond repute#1Assassin has a reputation beyond repute#1Assassin has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 12,084,263,828.92
Bank: 3,404,859,467.75
Total Points: 15,489,123,296.67
one of boxingscene's very worst posters - Freedom. one of boxingscene's very best posters - Barnburner What you said about Dempsey was real talk! - Atreyu Khalil you are one of THOSE terrible posters - Earl Hickey Eternal partnership,to MaryJane! - HughJass 
great advice in training forum - jas 
Default

the picture is for your book, cant fight without one of those. i would be fighting today, maybe right now if it wasnt bcuz my book wasnt ready in time. 55$ a year to box is the deal of a lifetime, i know ppl who pay that much each month.

so theres nothing strange or worth complaining about at all, the exact oposite actually. that they are already starting to get you set for competition shows they either believe in you or want to help you really bad for the sake of it. and again the money is nothing.

you are lucky to get to train there.
Reply With Quote
#1Assassin is offline
#9
Old 02-25-2012, 12:27 PM
rmz
Contender
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 338
Rep Power: 7 rmz has a spectacular aura aboutrmz has a spectacular aura about
Points: 50,600.61
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 50,600.61
Default

The $55 is for your boxers registration. USA Boxing is the amateur sanctioning body in the US and by paying the money, you provide yourself with insurance through them if you get injured etc. The passport like picture is for your book, they take the picture and put it in your USA Boxing passbook. When you go to competitions, they use the book to identify you and record your bout results. Every gym that is legit will make you register with USA Boxing so you and them can have insurance. If you get hurt training or sparring, USA Boxing will cover the medical costs minus the deductible.
Reply With Quote
rmz is offline
#10
Old 02-25-2012, 02:17 PM
Pony Boy
Interim Champion
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: East Los Angeles
Posts: 840
Rep Power: 8 Pony Boy has a reputation beyond reputePony Boy has a reputation beyond reputePony Boy has a reputation beyond reputePony Boy has a reputation beyond reputePony Boy has a reputation beyond reputePony Boy has a reputation beyond reputePony Boy has a reputation beyond reputePony Boy has a reputation beyond reputePony Boy has a reputation beyond reputePony Boy has a reputation beyond reputePony Boy has a reputation beyond repute
Points: 76,119.73
Bank: 0.00
Total Points: 76,119.73
Default

That's only for professionals. Some states now require you to have a valid professional boxers license in order to spar or train with other professionals. This is not the same for amateurs. For amateurs you usually sign a waiver with the gyms.
Reply With Quote
Pony Boy is offline
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
annual, birth, certificate, copy, dollar, spar?

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC All rights reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:34 AM.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.