The best boxing schools in Canberra


Want to get fit, have fun, build your confidence, and learn how to box like a pro? We’ve got just the thing for you. Boxing enthusiasts around the world swear by the life-changing power of the sport – whether this change leads to pro competition, or simply a healthier outlook on life.

If you’re looking to take up boxing here in Canberra, you’ll need to find a suitable boxing school. For that, we’ve got you covered. In this article, we’ll share the top three boxing schools in Canberra, according to local residents.

Ready? There’s the bell… let’s get started with round one.

What makes a great boxing school?

Not exactly sure what you want from boxing classes in Canberra? Not to worry. Start by looking out for the following characteristics:

  • A welcoming atmosphere. If you’re wanting to start boxing, you may feel intimidated or uncertain at first. The best boxing school boast a welcoming and supportive atmosphere and cater to all boxers – from total beginners to seasoned fighters – and should put you right at ease.
  • Expert trainers. The greatest boxing classes and one-on-one training sessions are led by expert trainers with years of experience.
  • Flexible pricing options. You may want to attend a boxing class once a week or once a day – either way, the leading boxing schools in Canberra offer flexible pricing options that cater to everyone’s boxing goals and availability levels.
  • Opportunities for growth. You may enjoy boxing so much that you’d like to start competing. The best boxing school can help you reach your full potential as a fighter, giving you access to as many opportunities for growth as possible.

The top boxing school in Canberra according to you

RiotACT’s editorial team has combed through 19 years of on-site comments to compile a list of the most recommended businesses according to you.

To be listed in our Best of Canberra series, each business needs to have consistently received positive feedback on RiotACT and maintain a minimum average of 4/5 stars on both Google and Facebook reviews.

Without further ado, here are the top three boxing school in Canberra and surrounds.

Elements Fitness

Independently owned and operated, Elements Fitness is a popular martial arts, Thai boxing, and personal training studio situated a short walk from Canberra’s city centre. Elements Fitness offer classes for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Judo, wrestling, Thai boxing and kickboxing, athletic conditioning, strongman training, and more. If these classes don’t fit into your busy schedule, Elements Fitness offers top-quality personal training sessions, too.

Fight Smith Boxing

From one-on-one training to group boxing and fitness classes, Fight Smith Boxing welcomes individuals of all ages, fitness levels, and abilities. Specialising in promoting wellbeing and a positive attitude, Fight Smith Boxing is a not-for-profit dedicated to bringing about real change for the good of the local community.

Flames Fitness

If getting fit and having fun through boxing is what you’re after, Flames Fitness could be the boxing school for you. Committed to providing expert guidance through a unique style of affordable personal training, Flames Fitness helps people from all walks of life improve their health and wellbeing. This well-equipped gym offers boxing classes for both adults and kids.

Who did you pick?

Thanks to our commenters who have provided insightful feedback, if you believe we have got it wrong, please let us know.

Have you attended boxing classes in Canberra? Share your experience in the comments area below.

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2 Responses to The best boxing schools in Canberra
SmileOnTrial SmileOnTrial 9:41 am 18 May 12

Call Chappo at Winunga Boxing Fyshwick.

Jammed Jammed 9:27 am 18 May 12

I think stockade in Dickson has open gym days.

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