“The trainers, they believe in you more than you would ever imagine. That’s the type of gym everyone needs to be a part of.”
-Yesenia Mendoza, JMBA Member
BEHIND THE GLOVES
Our teams’ main focus is YOUR goal. We thrive on making each day a different workout, NO DAY IS EVER THE SAME! Our trainers have a collective 50* YEARS of experience in boxing, both competing and training, and some are still active today. We are well-versed in weight training and cardio exercises. Therefore, our boxing academy offers a variety of workouts that push you both physically and mentally.
JOSE MORALES, OWNER
“I guarantee that after you train with me you will not only love the workout – you’ll love the sport of boxing.”
I am a veteran of 58 amateur boxing bouts and first began training boxers in 2006, working with adults and teenagers. I strive to help members stay healthy, lose weight, compete, build confidence, or simply learn the science of boxing. I work with a variety of clients – from 4-year-olds to 70-year-olds, average Joes, blue-collar, soccer moms, troubled teens, honor roll kids, amateur boxers, professional boxers, school teachers and everything in between. No matter who you are, I can cater training to each individual. I adapt to each client’s style and will modify workouts to accommodate injuries, weaknesses, strengths, dislikes, and likes so that everyone can learn how to box.
“Never in a million years did I picture myself in a boxing ring! I wish I would have come across a boxing gym like this when I was overweight. It definitely would have helped me with my physical problems and I would have avoided all the mental drains that the bullying caused. Boxing definitely has built my confidence and has shown me things I did not even know about myself. It’s not just a workout – there are life lessons learned in the boxing gym.”
Kelly was born and raised in Sacramento. As a kid, she struggled with obesity and was bullied about her weight. Weight loss has always been a struggle for her, but boxing has helped her not only physically, but also mentally. As a four-foot-ten, singing in the shower, Disney-loving 24-year old woman, she may not seem like someone you’d see in the ring or managing a boxing gym. However, she puts her Bachelor’s degree in Economics and 8 years of customer service to use and proudly proclaims to love her job.
DAVID MELGOZA, TRAINER
“My varied background in boxing and fitness provides the perfect foundation for leading group exercise classes at The Boxing Academy. My personal passion for this sport enables me to motivate each person in my class to work hard and achieve their fitness goals.”
David is a standout Track and Field athlete with 4 years’ experience as a High School Track/Cross Country coach. He has 20 years of boxing experience and has been working as a boxing coach since 2005. David is an active professional boxer, going 5-0 with 2 knockouts. Learn more below.
HERE, YOU WORK ALONG SIDE THE PROS.
Not only does David train members, he is an active boxer who trains at JMBA. Boxing since age 8, he has over 30 amateur bouts.
“For anyone on the fence about working out, this is the place to start. The staff is absolutely amazing. I can’t say enough about how kind and helpful they are. The people that you workout with are nice and there’s a family atmosphere here. Even if you never thought boxing was for you, try it! I never thought I’d enjoy this as much as I do. It’s hard, but it’s so worth it.”
“Great overall experience. Strength, conditioning, boxing technique rolle into every class. Group and personal instruction each day. Family atmosphere and you will get pushed to achieve your goals. Today I went to a class and ended up training next to two pro fighters. Everyday is different.”
“My sons have been going to this gym for two years now. They have come such a long way and they love to box and workout. The coaches are so encouraging and they have such a love for boxing it pours out of them and into the students. I thank them for being positive role models in my sons lives and making us feel welcome as a family.”
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JOSE MORALES BOXING ACADEMY
10600 Industrial Ave. #150
Roseville, California 95678