Martial Arts

MMA, Kickboxing, Boxing, Grappling, Karate

Finish Line Fitness Center is proud to offer Martial Arts classes with Team Hammer MMA coaches. Team Hammer MMA offers the following Martial Arts classes:

View our Martial Arts Class Schedule.

Call (610) 262-3348 now to schedule a complimentary Martial Arts class!

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA)

Class Description

The Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) program offers an intense workout based on the workouts of professional fighters in UFC® and Bellator MMA. The MMA classes combine the effective training skills, kicks, punches, knee, and elbow strikes of Kickboxing with the grappling techniques of Wrestling and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), the basic throws of Judo, and the self-defense skills of Karate. We welcome students of all ability levels.

Call us at (610) 262-3348 to schedule a trial MMA class at Finish Line Fitness Center in Coplay PA.

 

Instructor Bio

Rodney S. Guignet

Rodney S. Guignet has over 30 years of Martial Arts training and has been teaching various styles of Martial Arts since 1991. Rodney has competed in amateur MMA cage fights, Submission Grappling tournaments, amateur Kickboxing fights, Wrestling tournaments, and Karate point sparring matches. Rodney has an amateur MMA record of 3-3-0 with all of his MMA fights after the age of 43. He has won Light Heavyweight Championship Belts in Delaware and Virginia. He is Black Belt level in Submission Grappling and has a Submission Grappling record of 15-7-0 with one 1st place belt and two 3rd places in the NAGA Directors Advanced Divisions, a 2nd place finish at Grapplers Quest at the UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas, and a 1st and 2nd place at UGC tournaments. His amateur kickboxing record is 2-1-0 with all fights after he turned 38. He wrestled in high school and finished in the top 10 in his weight class in District XI. He received his Fifth Degree Black Belt in Isshin Ryu Karate in August 2004.

 

MMA Class Schedule

Tuesday: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Ages

14 & Up

 

Levels

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Amateur
Professional

 

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Kickboxing

Class Description

The Kickboxing program is based on Thailand’s Muay Thai, which focuses on punches, kicks, elbows, and knee strikes for effective close range self-defense. Kickboxing classes will help to improve your cardiovascular fitness, increase your stamina, and strengthen your arms, shoulders, legs, and abdominals. You will also work on developing your reflexes and improving your hand-eye coordination through Kickboxing training. These benefits make Kickboxing a great way to learn to defend yourself while having fun and improving your physical fitness.

Call us at (610) 262-3348 to schedule a trial Kickboxing class at Finish Line Fitness Center in Coplay PA.

 

Instructor Bios

Rodney S. Guignet

Rodney S. Guignet has over 30 years of Martial Arts training and has been teaching various styles of Martial Arts since 1991. Rodney is an instructor level in Muay Thai and American Kickboxing and has been licensed as a corner for amateur Kickboxing fights. Rodney has fought amateur kickboxing level with a record of 2-1-0 with all fights after he turned 38.

Derek Ortiz

Derek Ortiz has been training in Kickboxing with Team Hammer MMA and Coach Rodney Guignet for over eight years. Derek was excited when the opportunity arose for him to be able to transition from student to coach and loves sharing his knowledge with others.

 

Kickboxing Class Schedule

Monday: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Monday: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Wednesday: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

 

Ages

14 & Up

 

Levels

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Amateur
Professional

 

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Boxing

Class Description

The Boxing program will teach you the basics punches and footwork of boxing. Boxing classes provide a great combination of aerobic and anaerobic exercise to build and tone your muscles while you burn fat. During the Boxing workouts, you will punch heavy bags to help develop your punching skills and relieve your stress. Boxing will also help you improve your power, speed, coordination, reflexes, flexibility, and overall cardiovascular fitness.

Call us at (610) 262-3348 to schedule a trial Boxing class at Finish Line Fitness Center in Coplay PA.

 

Instructor Bio

Rodney S. Guignet

Rodney S. Guignet has over 30 years of Martial Arts training and has been teaching various styles of Martial Arts since 1991. Rodney has been certified as a coach and corner for amateur and professional boxing matches. In addition to helping amateur and professional boxers prepare for upcoming fights, he looks forward to teaching Boxing to students of all levels.

 

Boxing Class Schedule

Monday: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

Ages

14 & Up

 

Levels

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Amateur
Professional

 

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Grappling

Class Description

The Submission Grappling program combines positional techniques and takedowns of Folk Wrestling, Freestyle Wrestling, and Greco-Roman Wrestling with the submissions from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). Grappling classes teach a great form of ground self-defense that includes arm bars, chokes, leg locks, and key locks. Most Grappling classes will start with instructions on certain submissions, followed by time for hands-on practice of the submissions, and concluding with free roll time to try to utilize the submissions in a more realistic setting.

Call us at (610) 262-3348 to schedule a trial Grappling class at Finish Line Fitness Center in Coplay PA.

 

Instructor Bio

Rodney S. Guignet

Rodney S. Guignet has over 30 years of Martial Arts training and has been teaching various styles of Martial Arts since 1991. Rodney is Black Belt level in Submission Grappling and has a Submission Grappling record of 15-7-0 with one 1st place belt and two 3rd places in the NAGA Directors Advanced Divisions, a 2nd place finish at Grapplers Quest at the UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas, and a 1st and 2nd place at UGC tournaments. He wrestled in high school and finished in the top 10 in his weight class in District XI.

 

Grappling Class Schedule

Tuesday: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

Ages

14 & Up

 

Levels

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

 

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Karate

Class Description

The Family Isshin Ryu Karate program teaches life skills, such as self-discipline, confidence, respect, and focus, in addition to self-defense techniques. The Karate classes work to improve your coordination, balance, and flexibility through the study of traditional Martial Arts. Through the belt ranking system, Karate classes provide a workout for your mind as well as your body.

Call us at (610) 262-3348 to schedule a trial Karate class at Finish Line Fitness Center in Coplay PA.

 

Instructor Bio

Becky Pizzolatto

Becky Pizzolatto has over 19 years of experience in Isshin Ryu Karate and earned her 4th degree Black Belt in December 2012. Sensei Becky is a member of the Okinawan Isshinryu Karate and Kobudo Association (OIKKA) and the International Association of Martial Artists (IAMA). For her dedication to her Karate students, she has received the International Association of Martial Artists (IAMA) Instructor of the Year Award and the Okinawan Karate Kai Instructor of the Year Award.

 

Karate Class Schedule

Monday: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

 

Ages

8 & Up

 

Levels

Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced

 

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Martial Arts Class Schedule

Monday

10:00 AM

Kickboxing

6:00 PM

Kickboxing

7:00 PM

Kids & Adult Karate

7:00 PM

Boxing / Striking

Tuesday

6:00 PM

Adult MMA

7:00 PM

No-Gi Grappling

Wednesday

10:00 AM

Kickboxing

6:00 PM

Kickboxing

7:00 PM

Kids & Adult Karate

7:00 PM

Boxing / Striking

Thursday

6:00 PM

Adult MMA

7:00 PM

No-Gi Grappling

Friday

To be announced

Saturday

To be announced

Sunday

To be announced