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Biggest Olympic Boxing Scandal

Olympic Boxing Scandal Most boxing fans do not blink when the word scandal is mentioned surrounding a critical bout. One of Olympic boxing’s most scandalous matches was when Roy Jones Jr. faced Korea’s Park Si-hun in the 1988 Summer Olympics. The 88’ Olympics took... read more

Best Boxing Footwork Drill Ever!

The boxing program at POW! Gym, located in the west loop has always offered a wide range of class formats.  Our program focuses on mitt drills.  The bag classes we offer provide great conditioning, but our staff relies on using the mitts to teach technique and provide... read more

POW! West Loop Gym’s Newest Trainer

POW! West Loop Gym Newest Trainer POW! Gym Chicago in the West Loop would like to welcome our newest trainer, Rachel.  She will be teaching a couple classes a week at POW! and be available for personal training sessions on Friday mornings and Wednesday evenings.... read more

West Loop Gym, POW! Celebrates 17 Years

Katalin Ogren, Owner of West Loop POW! Gym Celebrates 17 Years in Business I love owning a martial arts and sports performance gym.  My life has been enhanced in so many ways because of POW! and the people that have trained there over the years.  One of my primary... read more

Jump Rope Training Can Help Runners

Experts agree a great way to increase running endurance is to implement cross training into your workouts. Experts also agree that running improperly can cause long-term injuries and pain to the runner.  Jumping rope is a great way to address both of these issues.... read more

How to do a Switch Right Cross Jab

You should practice the straight right hand every time you train.  This fundamental is not negotiable.  But there is nothing wrong with spicing it up as well.  Parlor tricks in any sport are a fun way to stay motivated and try new things.  Even if you are not a... read more

West Loop Summer Camps at POW! Gym, 2018

POW! Gym Chicago offers amazing kids programs.  Check out our west loop summer camp schedule. ONE DAY CAMPS: POW Kids Fit Kid (7-8 years ) June 19 POW Kids Fit Kid (9-12 years) June 19 POW Kids Fit Kid (7-8 years) June 20 POW Kids Fit Kid (9-12 years) June 20 POW Kids... read more