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Top 10 Boot Camp Instructors near Hollywood, FL

4.9
from 26 reviews
4.9
(26)
GREAT VALUE
  • 8 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
"Very Professional and knowledgeable. Enjoy training with and highly recommend. If you want results work with Mike."

$35

estimated cost

4.9
from 14 reviews
4.9
(14)
GREAT VALUE
  • 5 years in business
  • 26 hires on Thumbtack
"Mr. Whitlatch is a very polite and respectful guy, with a vast knowledge of training techniques."

$40

estimated cost

5.0
from 10 reviews
5.0
(10)
  • 6 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
"Excellent trainer,really commitment with my goals ,very professional in nutritional plan and training program highly recommend ."

$45

estimated cost

Top Pro
5.0
from 21 reviews
5.0
(21)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 3 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
"Only just started training. I like the professional. Thank you"

$50

estimated cost

4.9
from 30 reviews
4.9
(30)
IN HIGH DEMAND
  • 12 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
"I have been in this fitness program for about 5 months and have done Yoga, Yogalates, Pilates, Zumba, spinning, water cardio, kickbox cardio, total body conditioning, boot camp conditioning, HIIT interval training, cardio intervals, and core N more. All trainers are highly qualified and committed and devote enough time to each student to make sure we are getting a proper workout and doing everything correctly. This is a superb program and I highly recommend it to everyone who is seeking to get fit and who needs to motivation to workout. I have lost 8 lbs and toned my body. I feel healthier and full of energy everyday. And get this, you can take as many classes as you want for $69 for month. Can you beat that?"

$60

estimated cost

4.9
from 15 reviews
4.9
(15)
  • 7 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
" About 4 months ago I started training with Brian and I have lost 30 lbs. The nutrition advice is great and easy to follow, he lays all of the information out in a very understandable way. Also the motivation that he provides has been the spark that allowed me to obtain my goals. He also trained my daughter that is on the high school swim team in nutrition and High Intensity Training, including sprints. "

$45

estimated cost

5.0
from 7 reviews
5.0
(7)
  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
"Very knowledgeable, I got a really good workout. Felt it for days afterwards. Good job!!"

$45

estimated cost

5.0
from 18 reviews
5.0
(18)
  • 7 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
"Hands down the best experience for personal/group training in the Fort Lauderdale area. Trainers are very attentive to us clients and truly well educated with their craft. Workouts very with each day and the vibe of the gym is positive and fun! Very happy and grateful to be apart of SFTS. "

$55

estimated cost

5.0
from 2 reviews
5.0
(2)
"Dallas Daniels is always very energetic, professional, and knowledgeable with every session we have! I truly enjoy our training sessions, and have already seen great progress. I've worked with a few trainers in the past, but Dallas really gets results, and makes each session something I look forward to attending because I know I'm improving every time!"

$40

estimated cost

5.0
from 14 reviews
5.0
(14)
  • 23 years in business
  • 15 hires on Thumbtack
"I am training for football. Serge is truly a professional and knows everything about health and fitness. He is easy to talk to and at the same time motivating. You can tell he has a passion for what he does. I have been lifting weights for over 10 years but he still teaches me things I didn't know about myself. I highly recommend him to anyone who is looking to improve their physique. "

$60

estimated cost

Q & A

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Is kickboxing hard?

Kickboxing is as intense a workout as you want it to be. As with any fitness regimen, the more effort you put in, the more results you will get. The type of kickboxing you do will determine how physically challenging it is. Combat or self-defense kickboxing, where you train in a martial arts studio with sandbags or spar against combat partners, can be an intense physical workout. Group kickboxing classes that use sandbags as part of the workout will also elevate the degree of intensity, because of the level of exertion punching and kicking the bag requires. Cardio kickboxing group fitness, which employ kicking and punching moves but no sandbags, has comparable intensity to jogging but works a wider range of muscles while increasing strength, flexibility and coordination. Here are some of the core kickboxing moves:

  • Cross: A straight punch that you throw slightly across your body, using your dominant hand.
  • Jab: A quick, straight, face punch. Usually thrown with the non-dominant hand.
  • Uppercut: A punch thrown up from the midsection (using either hand) that connects with the underside of your opponent’s chin.
  • Hook: A curved punch (using either hand) that connects with your competitor’s jaw or chin.
  • Side kick: A kick delivered when your competitor is at an angle to you. Raise your leg to the side, then bend at the knee to deliver the kick.
  • Front kick: A kick delivered straight on while you are facing your opponent.
  • Roundhouse kick: A kick delivered by swinging a leg up in a clockwise or counterclockwise motion (depending on which leg you’re using) with momentum to strike the opponent with the instep of the foot.

What should you wear to kickboxing?

What you wear to kickboxing can vary based on the setting. For kickboxing group fitness classes that are part of a gym’s cardio class schedule, standard fitness attire is appropriate. Athletic sneakers, pants or shorts that you can comfortably kick in without getting tangled or flashing anyone, and a top that allows for easy movement when punching and jabbing are all good choices. You won’t need protective gear or gloves, as most cardio-based kickboxing classes do not use punching bags.

Kickboxing training that takes place at a martial arts studio typically requires protective gear. You may need boxing gloves (beginners may want 12-ounce or heavier gloves for more cushioning) and hand wraps that protect and support your hands under the gloves while you punch the bag. If your kickboxing training includes sparring with opponents, you’ll need a mouthguard and any protective head and body gear your studio requires. Always be sure to bring plenty of water, too.

What is a boot camp class?

Fitness boot camps are a heart-pounding way to boost your fitness level. Boot camps are led by a fitness instructor and are based on the concept of military boot camps — intensive workout programs to get new recruits into shape, quickly. Fitness boot camps encourage camaraderie, and the group momentum helps participants get through fast-paced intervals of cardio, isometric training, strength training and endurance drills. Classes may range anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes, and usually meet multiple days per week. Boot camps often run a specific duration of time, say four to six weeks, which creates a team-like environment for class members. Other boot camps run year-round and students purchase package pricing for classes, similar to subscriptions that allow them a set amount of classes per week or per month.

Boot camps can be held indoors at a gym, outdoors in a park or on a beach, in a backyard — anywhere there’s room for running, jumping and sweating. Some instructors also provide DVD and online boot camps. You can also find boot camps tailored to your heart’s desire, such as bikini boot camp, or boot camps for new mothers. Boot camps offer an intense workout and are usually led by energetic instructors pushing you to do your best, but unlike military boot camp drill sergeants, fitness boot camp instructors typically don’t use intimidation or punishment to spur you on. Check with your doctor before starting a boot camp if you have health concerns, and always let your instructor know ahead of time if you have injuries.

What do you need for kickboxing?

What you need to bring to kickboxing depends on where you are working out and what your goals are. For a gym or fitness club’s cardio-based group kickboxing class that does not use punching bags, you generally need only appropriate workout gear and enough water. For kickboxers who are training in a martial arts studio, working one-on-one with a trainer toward a specific goal or sparring with competitors, you will need your own boxing gloves (12- to 16-ounce gloves provide more protection for beginners) and hand wraps (to protect and support your hands under the gloves, as well as keep them dry). If your lessons are in a martial arts studio, you may not be permitted to wear shoes, so bring clean socks if you don’t like to go barefoot. If your training includes sparring, you may be required to wear a mouthguard and/or protective headgear. Whether you’re in a group fitness class or hardcore training session, bring a sweat towel for your comfort and the comfort of people around you.

How much is a boot camp?

The cost of fitness boot camps depends on how often you go, the package you are purchasing (or if you are paying a drop-in fee), the location of the bootcamp, the equipment the instructors provide, and the background and reputation of the instructor. Smaller towns and areas with a lower cost of living typically have lower rates for boot camp services than big cities and regions with a higher cost of living. If you’re paying per class on a drop-in basis, expect to pay anywhere from $12 to $25 or more, depending on the region and the instructor. When you purchase a package of classes, typically the more you buy at one time, the cheaper each class is. The same boot camp class might be $20 for a drop-in student, $15 for a student who pays for 10 classes per month, and $10 for a student who pays for 30 classes a month. Studio space can also affect costs, so if your boot camp takes place in a high-end gym with top-of-the-line equipment, the prices will likely be higher than a class that meets in an outdoor space with limited or no equipment. Shop around to find the right type of boot camp class and the right instructor for you.

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