Hammer Training & Fitness (formerly LVIRK Training Center) was opened in May 2003 by Lehigh Valley Isshin Ryu Karate, Inc. Our facility offers various types of classes, such as Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Isshin Ryu Karate, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Boxing, and Ashtanga Yoga. We offer classes for students of all ages and ability levels. Hammer Training & Fitness (formerly LVIRK Training Center) also offers private lessons and personal training catered toward your interests and goals. Private lessons are available for Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Isshin Ryu Karate, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Boxing, Ashtanga Yoga, Self-Defense, Grappling, Wrestling, Xtreme Martial Arts (XMA), Karate Weapons, Kendo, Pre-Natal Yoga, General Fitness, and some other specialties. We also offer an Open Gym package to train in our bag room, weight room, and boxing ring.
Our facility is located in Allentown, Pennsylvania (just minutes from the Lehigh Valley International Airport, Bethlehem, and Easton) in an 18,000 square foot facility that is a one stop source for fitness, martial arts, entertainment and wellness. Hammer Training & Fitness is a full gym complete with weight machines, free weights, treadmills, spin bikes, ellipticals, and a stepmill for working out on your own or with a personal trainer. Hammer Training & Fitness consists of 3 large matted martial arts training rooms that contain a wide variety of training equipment, such as Body Opponent Bags (BOBs), Bobby Bullies, Heavy bags, speed bags, shields, and target mitts. Hammer Training & Fitness also has a serene yoga studio and a massage therpaist to help you relax after a hard day's work or a hard workout. Hammer Training & Fitness also offers free babysitting service for our members during their workout. For all of your martial arts training equipment needs, Hammer Training & Fitness has a pro shop and an online store. Our facility was previously located in Catasauqua, Pennsylvania (just minutes from the Lehigh Valley International Airport, Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton) in a historic building that once housed the financial department for Phoenix Forge.
Our Master Instructor Renshi Rodney Guignet has put forth a goal to be able to meet the needs of students no matter what their age or ability level. We have youth programs in Isshin Ryu Karate for kindergarten age and up. We offer teen and adult programs in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Isshin Ryu Karate, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Boxing, and Ashtanga Yoga for any skill level. For Seniors that are interested in our programs, we even offer a substantial Senior discount.
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