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

Jose de la Rosa Jr.

MMA Instructor, Hammer XFit Instructor

For 4 years and counting, Jose has continuously dedicated himself to becoming a well-rounded Mixed Martial Artist. Jose is the head instructor for Hammer Training & Fitness’s Youth MMA Program and one of the main instructors of the Hammer XFit class. Jose has competed in several grappling tournaments, MMA fights, and Kickboxing bouts. You can always find Jose training or teaching at Hammer Training & Fitness. He is always willing to spar or roll, answer questions, or show you a new technique.

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Michael Manion

MMA Instructor, Kickboxing Instructor, Isshin Ryu Karate Instructor

Michael Manion has been studying Isshin Ryu Karate since 2003 and is a member of the Okinawan Isshin Ryu Karate and Kobudo Association (OIKKA). Over the years, Michael has had the opportunity to train with Master John Devine, Hanshi N. Morgan Woods, Kyoshi Dayne Walz, Renshi Rodney S. Guignet and Sensei Rebecca Pizzolatto. Also during this time, Michael was active in regional martial arts tournaments. Michael placed very often when entering competitions including a grand championship and many other first through third places.

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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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Grappling Class Schedule

Teen & Adult Grappling (Ages 14 & Up)

  • Monday7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday10:00 am – 11:00 am
     6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Thursday10:00 am – 11:00 am
     7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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Grappling Classes

The Grappling program is a submission wrestling based program that utilizes gi and no-gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) moves and submissions along with the takedowns and positional techniques of Greco-Roman Wrestling, Folk Wrestling, and Freestyle Wrestling. The Grappling program provides a Read more…

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