The HIT Squad is a world-class training center located in Granite City, Il. We provide our members with state-of-the-art equipment, excellent customer service, and professional instructors.
The HIT Squad has new locker rooms, a competition cage, a boxing ring, 3,000 square feet of Hammer Strength weight lifting and fitness equipment, 1,000 square feet of cardio. equipment, 5,000 square feet of matted wrestling.grappling area surrounded by octagon fencing, and a member’s lounge.
Memberships and free trials are available, and we encourage new customers to stop by the gym any time during our business hours and sign up for our 7-day absolutely free trial. In addition to daily classes, members can participate in seminars and camps for mixed martial arts, boxing, and wrestling.
The HIT Squad has many different classes available for people of all ages and of any skill level.
Boxing – In our boxing classes the main focus of our instructor is on boxing techniques. You will experience workouts that involve cardio training while learning the proper ways to throw punches, how to avoid and defend your opponents attack, proper footwork and head movement.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, you will learn submissions, sweeps, and passes that you will need to know for a fight, grappling tournament, or just your own personal self-defense. In the GI classes you will also learn collar chokes and how to use you and your opponents GI (or clothing) to your advantage.
Kickboxing – You will learn the finer points of striking, using your hands, elbows, knees, and shins to strike. You will combine these strikes to put together multiple combinations for use in kickboxing, MMA, or self defense.
COED Classes – We have programs dedicated to womens fitness and self-defense training. Our training regime is focused on strengthening the skills women need to build confidence and get in great shape, while learning the tools to defend themselves.
Conditioning Classes – Conditioning is a big part of The HIT Squad. We never want our athletes to lose a competition because of poor conditioning, and they won’t.
Fitness Center – The HIT Squad also offers a full functioning state of the art fitness center. Our weights and cardio areas are complete with Hammer Strength and Life Fitness equipment. The weight room has free weights, machines, kettle bells, medicine balls, resistant bands, and basically anything you would need to help your achieve your goals. With multiple treadmills, ellipticals, bikes, and stair steppers, you should be able to get to where you want to be in your fitness levels. Our staff is always available to assist you in using the equipment and starting a program.
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Check out our schedule for all days and times of the classes listed.
Monday – Thursday 6:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday – 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday – 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday – Noon – 4:00 pm (set to expand)