DIVERSIBILITY TRAINING: Boxing for People with ASD
Boxing is for EVERYONE! Bulldogs is for EVERYONE!
BOXING WITH DIVERSITY
Bulldogs provide programs for everyone including young people on the autistic spectrum; including Asperger syndrome. Bulldogs Fitness & Boxing Center Coaches are all NCCP certified in Coaching Athletes with Disabilities. In addition, Head Coach Peggy Maerz, is certified as a Behavioural Interventionist (BI). The goal of this program is to build confidence, social skills, muscle balance and agility. To assist in anxiety and stress management, coping skills, team building and leadership skills. Finally, to promote weight management, motivational techniques, self-image enhancement, performance and mental skill development. All Bulldogs with ASD have individualized programs to reach personal goals, and support their individualized needs.
Bulldog SHIFT Programs
3:00-4:00pm Monday: SHIFT (Ages 7-11)
3:00-4:00pm Friday: SHIFT (Ages 12-14)
Bulldogs SHIFT programs are small group classes that work to transition primarily but not limited to youth on the ASD Spectrum. These programs are designed to build confidence and tool sets to transition into our other Bulldog programs. Our goal is to build a versatile tool set that can be utilized throughout daily activities to manage social interaction, self regulation as well as instil healthy habits life!
These program are each 10 classes long and runs once a week per age group.
SHIFT#1 (Ages 7-11)- 6 Spots available
Session #1: September 11th- November 27th.
– Class Cancelled on Monday September 18, 2023
SHIFT#2 (Ages 12-14)- 8 Spots available
Session #1: September 15th- December 1st.
– Class Cancelled on Friday September 22, 2023
Classes do not run on Statutory Holidays or School Breaks (Spring Break, Christmas Break)
- Health and Wellness, the importance of activity through body weighted exercises to improve cardio and strength.
- Agility and Balance, and Coordination.
- Body Awareness and Mechanics, when learning proper boxing techniques.
- Speed of Neuro Transmitter in Mind Mapping.
- Confidence, and Determination
- Focus, Self-discipline and Self regulation.
- Social Interactions, what it’s like to be a part of a team.
- Respect and Anti-Bullying
How to Sign Up
For NEW Clients: Please contact Bulldogs Boxing and Fitness Centre to set up an Appointment for an ASD Assessment to build a success plan prior to the start of the program. As well as information on direct billing through ASD Funding.
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Enrol in Person at Bulldogs Fitness and Boxing Centre. Fill out our Wavier.
BULLDOG SHIFT BOXING
Tuff Pup Boxing
Initiate and Junior Boxing
Please note the total amount doesn’t include the team t-shirt. You can add the $32.50 to the total amount or cover the team t-shirt separately.