DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR PERSONAL TRAINERS WHO WORK AT GYMS SUCH AS TITLE BOXING, EQUINOX, EXPORT, LA FITNESS, PLANET FITNESS OR HAVE THEIR OWN PERSONAL GYM
The 5th St. Gym was opened in 1950 by Chris and Angelo Dundee. In 1994 Angelo Dundee retired and the gym was dormant until 2010. Dino Spencer Tom Tsatas and Angelo Dundee re-opened the gym to great excitement. Since the gym opened in 1950 it has achieved 20 World Champions, the most recent coming in January of 2020. The trainers and coaches at the gym have a combined 200 years of experience. They have worked corners thousands of times, trained hundreds of amateurs and professionals and all have worked in World Title fights. Dino Spencer and Tom Tsatas have been in the Boxing and Martial Arts business for over 35 years. Coach Dino began training at the age of 5 and teaching at the age of 13. His partner began boxing at the age of 16 and has also been in the boxing business with Dino since they met in 1988. (See TRAINER BIOS BELOW)
They learned and trained under Angelo Dundee and Freddie Roach. They both have organized training camps, sparring and were chief seconds all over the world for World title Fights. The 5th St. Gym is one of the, if not THE, top Boxing Gym in the World and has world class sparring 3 times a week. It currently houses over 10 professional fighters who are undefeated as professionals. Some of the fighters that have trained at the gym recently are David Haye, Bernard Hopkins, Antonio Tarver, Paulie Malinaggi, Glen Johnson. Kid Chocolate, James DeGale, Andre and Anthony Direll, George Groves. Luis Ortiz, Adrian Broner, and just this year the new WBA, IBF and IBO Champion Jeison Rosario held training camp here for 12 weeks. In addition to professionals and amateurs the gym trains many non-professional fighters and notable clients in Miami Beach. It has a Top reputation 2nd to none. It holds a 4.6 Star Google Rating and a 4.7 Facebook rating.
Both Dino and Tom have been around to many gyms in their travel. They have seen tremendous growth in boxing and want to see the growth continue. Boxing is one of the best workouts for cardio, heart health, self-protection, aerobic, anaerobic and strength conditioning. When taught PROPERLY. It's kind of an all-in-one workout. It is easy to participate as all you really need to try it is some hand-wraps and a pair of gloves. It is also accessible in the sense that it is cost efficient and the benefits are tremendous. Very little chance of injury, low Impact and easy to learn IF taught properly. This is all predicated however on the fact that you do not injure yourself, or worse, your client. Without proper form, instruction and protection in the initial stages, it can easily come to an abrupt end with the wrong trainer or coach. It will “turn off" a person, with a bad 1st experience. This will ultimately curtail the clients into giving up and corrupting the boxing workout.
Adding boxing to your repertoire and arsenal will help make you not only stand out but instill a unique confidence in your clients you can only get from boxing.
WHY CHOOSE 5TH ST. GYM?
5th St. Gym has developed their teaching and seminars to help prevent the gym industry from flooding this niche market with untrained and inexperienced individuals. Tom and Dino have conduced their program with over 20 years of perfecting their specific curriculum and what works most efficiently and how to teach to benefit TRAINERS. Years of being in the professional and amateur boxing business, training regular clients, teaching hundreds of seminars, thousands of classes, and holding mitts they have zoned in on what works best and keeps clients coming back.
Seminars start with the Level I which can proficiently teach trainers to be able to teach a client or incorporate boxing, to a safe, accurate, efficient and responsible workout in their arsenal. Level II is the next level a trainer can go and Level III is more intense and the highest level which will complete the journey to a high level of instruction.
The instructors are all either current or former professional fighters or trainers and we have procured former Olympians and World Champions who are on staff for some of our seminars. All Instructors have passed background checks and most have college degree or equivalent education or training. They are presentable, experienced and above all professional.