Finney’s HIT Squad member Susie Wyatt has been featured in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for her outstanding accomplishments in the gym, including a decorated MMA career, a strong Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu background, and role-model status amongst members of the gym.
Susie is one of the reasons the community at Finney’s HIT Squad is so great. She, along with many other members, inspire everyone to meet their goals.
Interested in trying Finney’s HIT Squad for 7 days FREE? Call us today at 618-452-8561 or sign up on our free trial page.
Our Finney’s HIT Squad Judo program, under Coach George Stanich, is a great opportunity to scratch that competitive itch, learn self-defense, and meet awesome people in a family friendly martial arts program focused on attitude, discipline, and respect.We pride ourselves on the atmosphere at Finney’s HIT Squad, and Judo is an excellent example of the kind of community that our members and staff build. Our Judo Team is composed of adults, teens, and children. The class is run by professionals who have been coaching for decades, on all levels, including Olympic athletes.Here is an interview from our Judo coach (note: highlights clips are from Fighter Training Class, not Judo Class):
Starting martial arts at a young age is a great way for a child to learn the value of attitude, discipline, and respect while having a blast! At Finney’s HIT Squad, our professional instructors build a safe, friendly atmosphere where our students can learn these principles.
A child faces new challenges every day: time-management, proper behavior, homework, and even bullies. Our program is an excellent way for children to learn valuable tools to help handle life’s many challenges–all while having a great time and making new friends!
Our students learn and have fun while expending energy and releasing stress. An outlet for regular physical activity helps children stay focused at the appropriate times, like during school.
We pride ourselves on the positive atmosphere at Finney’s HIT Squad. We focus on building a team, where every student is important and you’re only as good as your training partners. We encourage young ones to have fun while learning the techniques they’ll need to advance in their sport.
We have several strategies to teach the value of settings goals, working toward them, and fulfilling them:
• Our students can witness the results of hard work first hand as they improve at the techniques they’ve learned through attentive listening and practice.
• Our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program offers belt advancement based on technique and character.
• Our students often compete in grappling competitions and kickboxing exhibitions, where they learn the thrill of competition as their team and coaches cheer them on.
• A skilled marital artist is a result of years of dedication, practice, effective learning, and a positive, respectful attitude. Our students learn these lessons while having a great time working toward a goal.
To try Finney’s HIT Squad for 7 days free, call us today at 618-452-8561! You can also message us on our contact page and one of our trainers will get back to you soon! See you in class!
Attention all students! Call us today at 618-452-8561 to learn more about our student special for this summer!
Get in amazing shape and have a blast at Finney’s HIT Squad this summer break!
Call today at 618-452-8561!
Here are just a few of the advantages that Finney’s HIT Squad has over the average gym:
• Beginner, intermediate, and advanced classes
• Full state-of-the-art fitness and cardio. center
• 20,000 square foot facility
• Full-sized competition cage and boxing ring
• Full-time, professional instructors whose only job is to teach at Finney’s MMA
• A kids classes and personal training, featuring boxing, kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Judo.
• An accessible location just 5 minutes from the arch
• A fighter training program for any skill level designed to train an individual with no experience all the way to the professional level
• A long history of providing the St. Louis community with a great place to come train and get in shape
• A 7-day free trial so anyone can try us out before they sign up!
And those are just a few of the advantages! Try our Finney’s HIT Squad for 7 days free! Call us now at 618-452-8561 or contact us here and one of our trainers will get in touch with you soon!
We would like to say thank you to The Riverfront Times for choosing Finney’s HIT Squad as Best MMA Gym in their Best of St. Louis 2011 feature. We are honored to earn such a title and plan to continue growing into one of the top gyms in the world!
One of the most significant ways Finney’s HIT Squad has grown over the past few months involves our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) program.
Finney’s HIT Squad has added several BJJ specialists to our already high-level roster of ground experts. We are proud to say that we now have six black belts on the team, with more on the way.
Pictured above, left to right: Finney’s HIT Squad BJJ black belts Luiz “Buscape” Firmino, Luas Lopes, Ismael Hadade,
Ricardo Oliveira, Ezra Lenon, Junior Barata (not pictured)
Oftentimes, a school is fortunate enough to have one BJJ black belt to head their grappling program. Having 6 on the team means that our members and fighters can expect exception ground training every time they walk onto the mat at Finney’s HIT Squad.
Finney’s HIT Squad prides itself not only on building top-level MMA fighters, but providing a place for all walks of life, male and female, to enjoy the martial arts they love.
We see ourselves as a family here at Finney’s HIT Squad, and we welcome all ages and skill levels to try out 7 days free at our gym and make us your home for MMA, kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, judo, wrestling, and fitness.
Our foot fitness center includes 4,000 square foot of cardio. and weight lifting equipment. It’s the perfect place to get in amazing shape. When you want to move beyond the fitness center, we have dozens of classes to help you get in fantastic shape, learn self-defense, and have a blast while you’re at it!
Our instructors are professionals whose full-time job is to instruct. Not only that, our instructors also actively compete at the highest level in the sports they teach, so our members can be sure they’re getting quality instruction from professionals with a proven level of experience.
At Finney’s HIT Squad, our members don’t have to wonder if our instructors know what they’re talking about. They prove it regularly in competition.
Call us today at 618-452-8561 or contact us via our webform for more information about our facility and programs or to speak with a trainer personally.
We are thrilled to announce that memberships are now universal between our Finney’s HIT Squad location in Granite City, Il. and our Finney’s MMA location in Crestwood, Mo. at no additional charge.
Members now have access to both state-of-the-art, 20,000 square foot fitness and training facilities for the price of one. This is our way of saying thank you to our members for choosing us as your preferred gym.
Finney’s MMA is a 20,000 square foot health club and training facility featuring a full-sized cage and boxing ring, over 3000 square foot of mat space, a cross-fit room, a group-fitness room, and top-of-the-line weight-training and cardiovascular equipment. Finney’s MMA also features an in-house sports rehab facility complete with massage, ultrasound, and chiropractic services.
With over 60 hours of classes per week, Finney’s MMA offers everything from group fitness classes like Yoga, Zumba, and TRX to Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, mixed martial arts, boxing, Muay Thai, and wrestling. Personal trainers and nutritionists are available as well. Members also have access to complimentary day-care and locker rooms with saunas and showers.
Finney’s MMA is the training facility of choice for the Crestwood, Mo. community and has produced many professional MMA fighters, boxers, and kickboxers. It’s coaching staff includes Strikeforce veteran and 6-1 professional MMA fighter Jesse Finney, top-ranked professional boxer and kickboxer Kevin Engel, All-American wrestler Ryan Sutton, and an astounding four Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt instructors, including the only female black belt in Missouri, Carina Damm.
Classes are avialable for all ages and family members, as well as amateur and professional fighters. Off-site living, 4 miles from the gym, is available for fighters training at the facility.
Once again, Finney’s HIT Squad would like to say thank you to our membes for your continued support, and we look forward to offering our members the convinence of even more fitness and MMA training facilities in St. Louis very soon!
For more information about Finney’s MMA, check out http://finneyskickboxing.com.