Lehigh Valley's Premier Fitness, Athletic, & Martial Arts Training Facility

Derek Ortiz

Muay Thai Kickboxing Instructor
Derek has been training with LVIRK Training Center, now Hammer Training & Fitness, for over seven years. He has been interested in Martial Arts since he was young. While searching the internet for a Muay Thai Kickboxing school, he came across LVIRK Training Center. He tried a Kickboxing class and was immediately hooked and has been training ever since.

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Michael Patrone

Muay Thai Kickboxing Instructor
Michael Patrone became involved in Taekwondo as a child and more recently has trained in multiple disciplines of combative sports, most notably: Freestyle Kickboxing, Boxing and Krav Maga. Michael was the fastest student in his school’s history to earn rank as a 1st Degree Black Belt in Freestyle Kickboxing. Coupled with his experience as a personal trainer, Michael utilizes a challenging, multi-dimensional approach to martial arts instruction.

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Wrestling Classes

Teen Wrestling & Adult Wrestling (Ages 14 & up)

Wrestling classes at Hammer Training & Fitness are focused on Folk-Style Wrestling, but also teach techniques derived from Greco-Roman Wrestling and Freestyle Wrestling.  The Wrestling class emphasizes takedowns and position that … Read more…

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