The perfect punch incorporates a balled fist, shoulder follow-through, and a haiku describing the reason for the fighter's grievance. Discover the poetry of pugilism with today’s Groupon: for $29, you get one month of unlimited fitness and MMA classes at The Lion’s Den Connecticut in Middletown (up to a $129 value).
The seasoned trainers at Lion’s Den tone limbs and impart skills during a wide range of fighting and fitness classes. Learn the basics of mixed-martial-arts fighting in the Lion’s Den MMA class, as national grappling champion Rob Klezun and world Brazilian jujitsu champion Danilo Cherman cover timeless techniques, including basic boxing strikes, muay thai kicks, and brief levitation. Boxing Conditioning classes take students through a less fighterly workout regimen, as jabbers tone upper bodies in one-hour sessions that burn up to 1,000 calories. Consult Lion's Den's schedule for a host of noncombat workouts, including yoga, cardio kickboxing, and charades.
The Lion’s Den's feral fighters pad their paws throughout a 16,000-square-foot facility. Learn to punch, kick, and sweat in a regulation boxing ring or competition-ready MMA hexagon cage, pump up with weight and cardio equipment, and work out frustrations on more than 60 heavy bags that never hit back and rarely cry.