One or Two Months of Unlimited Muay Thai Classes at Inferno Kickboxing (Up to 78% Off)

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In Muay Thai, gloves protect your fingers, headgear shields your face, and mouth guards stop you from saying anything nice to your opponent. Gear up with this Groupon.

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  • $49 for one month of unlimited Muay Thai classes ($190 value)
  • $85 for two months of unlimited Muay Thai classes ($380 value)

Boxing Gloves: A Bareknuckler's Brainchild

Though still not for the faint of heart, boxing used to be an even more rough-and-tumble affair. Brush up on your boxing history with Groupon's look into the advent and evolution of boxing gloves.

Englishman Jack Broughton never met a brawl his bare fists couldn’t handle. Often referred to as the Father of The English School of Pugilism, Broughton thrived within the barbaric world of bare-knuckle boxing. In 1741, his battering of then-champion George Stevenson led to Broughton's coronation as England's finest fighter—and, weeks later, Stevenson's death. As such, many British nobles and gentlemen turned to Broughton to teach them the art of self-defense, but the fragility of their porcelain fists led Broughton to improvise a means of protection. Citing the "inconvenience of black eyes, broken noses, and bloody jaws" they may sustain while sparring, Broughton invented "mufflers," a set of leather mitts padded with horsehair or lamb's wool—the first known iteration of boxing gloves.

When the tradition of bare-knuckle fighting ended in 1892, gloves became a mainstay of mainstream boxing, though their exact specifications evolved significantly over the ensuing century. In the first gloved, heavyweight championship fight, John Sullivan and James Corbett donned 5-ounce mitts. Today, mostly due to an increased emphasis on protecting fighters, standard gloves for professional bouts weigh between 8 and 10 ounces. Though the tanned leather exterior of most present-day gloves vaguely recalls Broughton's prototype, their cushioning no longer requires shearing livestock; instead, most gloves contain high-density polyurethane. Before bouts, the gloves must pass scrupulous inspection to ensure that neither fighter has unfairly altered their specifications by wrapping them in bare fists.

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    Exeter

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In a Nutshell

Students burn calories, bolster their strength, and improve their fitness levels through high-impact kickboxing classes

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Must be 13 or older. Must sign waiver. Younger than 18 must have guardian-signed waiver. Reservation required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per child. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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One Month Unlimited Muay Thai
$190 list price - 74% off - Save $141
$49
Two Months Unlimited Muay Thai
$380 list price - 78% off - Save $295
$85