About Legacy Fight Club
Due to popular demand and the rise of MMA thanks to the UFC, Legacy is now offering Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This program is meant to compliment our striking therefore it will be an add-on feature to the regular muay thai membership. Please see membership section for more info. If you are interested in diversifying your fighting repertoire, look to add this deadly martial arts to your arsenal.
A typical muay thai class:
- Skipping or jogging for warm-up. Individual body based exercises such as pushups, sit-ups, jumping jacks, burpees, etc. These exercises are done one after another to promote and develop cardio vascular strength.
- Technical training. Emphasis here will be on proper form and posture while punching and kicking, sufficient breathing, and a proper mind state throughout.
- Members will pair up. One will hold pads (thick protective cushions wrapped around their arms), the other will wear 14-16 oz gloves (provided by gym or you can bring your own). Here students will train the techniques taught in the technical training phase on pads held by their partners.
- Stretching and breathing drills to finish off.
What to bring:
- t-shirt and shorts (training will be conducted on bare feet).
- a hydrating liquid.
- your own additional training equipment (we also provide the necessary equipments for classes if you don’t have any)
- the right mindset for some serious training!
“Classes are as hard or as fun as you make it! No one is going to push you to compete or force you to go to every class. Of course we will try to bring the best out of every student while holding firm to the belief that ultimately each person is responsible for their own choices.” -Legacy Instructors
Our Core Values:
- Continuous growth and education
A Little History
Our humble beginnings actually started in August 2014 in Base Borden where instructor Bao was working as part of the Canadian Armed Forces. Because of complications, Bao decided to move his club of 2 members to Barrie where he rented some mat space from a Tae Kwon Do gym in order to continue teaching classes. Further complications saw Legacy moving yet another time after a few months! With the encouragement of members and the help of some dedicated teammates (2 of which are now instructors), slowly yet surely, business began to flourish. Legacy Fight Club finally decided in the late summer of 2015 to migrate to their very own location. The club continues to grow and develop members who are willing.
A bad breakup that led to an awesome new relationship.
“I, Bao, started Legacy Fight Club for my own selfish reasons.
I have been craving to compete after taking some time off for nearly 4 years prior to the opening of Legacy, but distractions kept derailing me from this goal. There were very little options for training Muay Thai in Barrie so I decided in the late summer of 2014 to open a fight club, with the far-fetched hopes that I can find people to train with so I can once again return to the ring.
Things didn’t go as planned.
I fell in love with instructing classes, getting to know the members, training the fighters for their bouts, and creating/running a business. Legacy has not helped me return to the ring, but it has helped me accept that my journey in Muay Thai is now elsewhere.
One journey ends, another begins…
Where is your next journey?