UFC Gym Northridge offers training in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as well as Functional Fitness classes like Boxing Conditioning, Fight Fit Classes & Kickboxing Conditioning. Recently I visited their gym & attended a few classes.
I had been hearing a lot of chatter about the Ultimate Fighting Championship & MMA since it was just the week prior that I had watched the Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather fight at my neighbor’s house. I was very curious as to what I would see when I stepped into the UFC Gym.
After I checked in at the front desk, I was given a quick tour & introduced to my instructor. As I was storing my gym bag in the locker area, I glanced at two guys who were sparring in the ring. Pretty cool!
It was a pretty sizeable class that was taking Kickboxing Conditioning; however it could have been because it was a holiday weekend. The gym is spacious & there are plenty of heavy bags to accommodate everyone.
After our warm-up we got into position & proceeded to do boxing drills, as well as kickboxing combinations. UFC Gym Northridge packs quite a bit of cardio, bag work & core exercises during the 1 hour class!
The other class that I took was the Fight Fit class with Maria as the instructor. This class focused heavily on cardio, punches, knee strikes, kicking, sprawls & burpees. We also got to pair up & work with a partner on a kicking exercise. That was fun because it got me motivated in not only doing my personal best, but to also cheer & support my partner.
UFC Gym Northridge is located around the corner from Cal State Northridge (my alma mater); however, it’s not just college students who attend. In fact, during the times that I attended, I found people of all ages taking the classes.
UFC Gym Northridge is family-friendly & offers Youth Kickboxing & Youth Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. There is also a huge area with cardio machines & weights.
UFC Gym Northridge is located at 9150 Reseda Blvd, Northridge, CA. Free parking available in the mini-mall parking lot. For more information, visit their website here. Don’t forget to check out their Facebook page for the latest updates!
Disclosure: No monetary compensation was received for this post. I attended complimentary fitness classes which helped facilitate this review. All images & opinions are 100% my own.