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The Best Kickboxing Classes in Birmingham

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The mission of each and every one of our trainers is to help you live a confident, encouraged, energetic, and healthy lifestyle.

EMPOWERING COMMUNITY

Feel empowered and confident by your peers as you strike your way into new fitness levels and abilities you never thought you could.

HIGH INTENSITY WORKOUTS

A variety of full-body workouts that keep every session new and different – not only for your body but your mind! 

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TRAINING ROADMAP

  • 1

    HIIT x Functional Training

    We start each 45 minute class with a workout that changes daily. We utilize both HIIT and functional cross-training to guarantee to get your heart up. We curate & customize these workouts each week to keep things fun & fresh, but most importantly, effective.

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    THE GAUNTLET

    Part 2 of our workout is The Gauntlet, an immersive kickboxing experience set to energizing music. Every day, you'll encounter a fresh combination of techniques on our 8 towers. This variety ensures you stay engaged and challenged. The Gauntlet features 8 towers, each with two sides. Our HIIT timer guides you through these towers, elevating your heart rate and leaving you feeling invigorated and accomplished.

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    RECOVERY COOLDOWN

    Completing your session with a cool-down and stretch is just as crucial as the workout itself. Your trainer dedicates a few minutes at the class's end to guide you through a relaxing cool-off, provide beneficial stretches, and share valuable tips and techniques for your at-home recovery.

30-Minute Workout

Also known as G Express, our compact 30-minute workouts perfectly fit into your busy lifestyle, allowing you to get the most out of your exercise to achieve the best possible results. With a full-body workout from cross-training to our Gauntlet round, we get your heart pumping & your body sweating for peak training in only 30 minutes.

45-Minute Workout

Welcome to The Gauntlet! Our signature 45 minute group class combines HIIT and functional training alongside a thrilling kickboxing circuit. You'll enjoy nonstop music, blue lighting and various combinations of Kickboxing techniques. Get ready for a heart-pumping, high energy sweat session.

GAUNTLET

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NO PRESSURE, NO COMMITMENTS.

Just you and a friendly trainer talking about what your goals are and how we can help you.

Ready to shake up your workout game? Ever thought about giving kickboxing a go? It's a super fun and pretty challenging way to get fit! We've got "No Sweat Intros" happening now – they’re free, 15-minute chats with our pro trainers. No strings, no pressure, just good talks and advice.

TESTIMONIALS

TESTIMONIALS

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I’ve always been active but never had a proper workout routine, and I was craving one. I slid into the Gauntlet DMs on a whim and was in the 6 am class two days later. I loved the people, the workout, and the energy from the beginning. And now, one year later, I have my morning workout routine and feel stronger and healthier. I’m thankful for the investment Gauntlet makes in us to help us be our best, and I can’t wait to see what the next year has in store!

PS If you ever hear the country playlist on at the G-you can thank me later.

- Anna Fikes

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I started coming to Gauntlet last fall after one of my best friends told me I needed to try it because she thought I would love it. She was right! The community at Gauntlet is so inviting and fun, and the workouts have made me much stronger! I love how encouraging all of the trainers are, which has helped me to reach some goals I never thought I could hit! I have also experienced accountability with nutrition, which has helped me to learn tips and tricks on how to plan out my days, and manage my protein intake, all while not restricting myself to some of the things I love most! Gauntlet puts a huge smile on my face every day, and I truly cannot thank Paul and the Gauntlet family enough for all they have helped me accomplish!

- Bailey Williamson

Sidney Nomberg

What a great place! Not only are the workouts fun and challenging, but the staff is incredible. You won’t regret trying Gauntlet!

- Sidney Nomberg

Savannah Funderburg

I LOVE this place and the trainers. Would not want to workout anywhere else. Kickboxing plus some cross training. It's a perfect combination to feel your absolute BEST.

- Savannah Funderburg

Colleen Jutte

I’m so glad I found Gauntlet! It's an amazing workout in a fun environment. Every trainer understands the importance of pushing you to do your best while also respecting your fitness level. Cannot recommend enough!

- Colleen Jutte

Melissa Gray

Can’t say enough good things about Gauntlet! The trainers are so friendly and knowledgeable, the people so welcoming. Love coming here!!!

- Melissa Gray

Mimi Prothero

Amazing work out in a super supportive environment. Be prepared to get your sweat on and have a blast while doing it!

- Mimi Prothero

Arden Gilchrest

I love gauntlet. It's a fast paced tough class that makes you feel good about who you are at any place in your fitness journey. Wasn't a big gym guy but came in here and felt right at home. Can't say enough good stuff about all the people there and the community that pushes you to be your best. You learn a lot, you sweat a lot, but you always leave feeling better!

- Arden Gillchrest

Caroline King

Joining Gauntlet two and a half years ago was the best decision I made when moving to Birmingham! I enjoy the classes, the trainers, and have seen such great results! Such an awesome place to workout and get stronger

- Caroline King

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Gauntlet fitness is the best workout I’ve ever done! The trainers are knowledgeable, energetic, and so encouraging. Everyone is so welcoming no matter what fitness level you’re at.

- Kaitie Joseph

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The BEST and most intense workout, awesome family environment, and nicest people! The trainers are so encouraging and kind & have the best energy! Seriously try it out & if you haven’t yet you’re really missing out!

- Abby Stacey

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I didn’t ever think I would enjoy working out so much until I started coming to Gauntlet. The trainers are so supportive and truthfully push you to do your best. Gauntlet is so unique, there is nothing else like it. The community is so well connected. You feel so comfortable and aren’t ever afraid of being judged. I have grown so much ever since I came to Gauntlet and it has been such a positive thing in my life.

- Lizbeth Gomez

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It’s high-energy fun! After being away from a regular workout routine for far too long, I’m so glad I found the Gauntlet! Each workout is different and never boring. Trainers are caring and encouraging. Classes provide an enjoyable environment to sweat, punch and kick within a supportive community. Every workout I leave feeling stronger than when I walked in that day.

- Danette Banish

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So many places in Homewood for fitness. So few with the energy passion patience and family of GAUNTLET. High energy-low impact. Best for my age to avoid injuries.

- Louis Nequette

Membership Packages

Membership Packages
THE GAUNTLET

3 Free
Classes

Thinking about attending a class to see what Gauntlet is all about?

Then our first-class pass is the ideal option for you. This is the perfect introduction if you want to know what we do and how we do it.

THE GAUNTLET

2 Weeks
$49

New Member Only trial

Want to take your experience up a notch?

With our 2 Weeks Unlimited pass, you can see everything that Gauntlet has to offer with as many workouts as you want on tap as a new client. Why not get to know us better? Gloves now included.

THE GAUNTLET

G2
$129/mo

8 Classes Monthly

With eight classes per month at two classes per week, our G2 tier membership is the ideal option for anyone with a busy lifestyle looking to get their workouts in.

If you can't commit to everyday fitness, this membership is the best choice for you.

THE GAUNTLET

G3
$149/mo

12 Classes Monthly

Get your sweat on with up to 12 classes per month or three classes per week.

G3 membership is the standard for many of our clients, giving you access to all the Gauntlet you need to build your fitness and improve your health.

THE GAUNTLET

G Plus

$149/mo

Can you say unlimited access?

G Plus is the gold-tier membership for anyone that loves Gauntlet as much as we do. Attend as many classes as you want and enjoy free use of our Corner Punching Trackers. Ideal for any daily fitness fan.

G Plus
$169/mo

Unlimited Classes

Can you say unlimited access?

G Plus is the gold-tier membership for anyone that loves Gauntlet as much as we do. Attend as many classes as you want and enjoy free use of our Corner Punching Trackers. Ideal for any daily fitness fan.

*Reach out directly for our college student, school teacher, nurses, first responders, military or family!

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Want to work out with us in the best kickboxing classes in Birmingham? Start by booking a class with one of our expert instructors.

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CLASS TIMES

MONday

6:00am | 7:00am (G Express) | 9:00am | Noon (G Express) |  4:30pm | 5:30pm

Tuesday

6:00am *( Strength Class) | Noon (G Express) | 4:30pm | 5:30pm

WEDNESDAY

6:00am | 7:00am (G Express) | 9:00am | Noon (G Express) | 4:30p |  5:30pm

Thursday

Noon (G Express) | 4:30pm | 5:30pm

friday

6:00am | 7:00am (G Express) | 9:00am | Noon (G Express) | 2:00pm (Shark Tank - the hardest class of the week)

saturday

9:00am