Homegrown health model GymNation, joins forces with The Amir Khan Academy to develop grassroots boxing throughout the UAE – Information


GymNation, the UAE’s premier fitness center, has partnered with former two-time world boxing champion and Olympic silver medalist Amir Khan to kick off the rollout of the Amir Khan Academy in gyms across the UAE.

The partnership, currently running and coaching thousands in the UK and Pakistan, will mark the launch of the first Amir Khan Academy in the Middle East.

The academy offers the UAE youth the opportunity to be trained by highly qualified, professional boxing instructors in the GymNation facilities. The multiple daily coaching sessions focus on the various physical, mental and social benefits of boxing.

To promote inclusion and accessibility for all, the partnership will allow GymNation and Amir to continue to focus on helping people with determination and enabling them to excel through a range of specially designed courses in the sport.

Loren Holland, CEO and Founder of GymNation, said, “We are fully focused on developing and improving the GymNation product and providing UAE residents with access to the best fitness facilities and classes. Our partnership with the Amir Khan Academy not only underscores our commitment to it, it also strengthens our ability to attract and work with the best in the industry. We look forward to working with Amir and his coaches and building a strong youth boxing community in the United Arab Emirates together. “

Amir added, “While I have been spending a lot of time in the UAE, I have been focused on creating a path that will develop grassroots boxing across the region. In my ongoing discussions with the United Arab Emirates’ Sports Council and Boxing Federation, it becomes clear how much work has already been done to establish boxing here, and I want another one with the establishment of the Amir Khan Academy in the United Arab Emirates Contribute to it.

“By partnering with GymNation, our trainers and course participants have access to world class facilities that not only allow them to focus on the technical aspects of boxing, but also give them the opportunity to develop their strength and fitness. I’m really looking forward to getting started and unlocking the enormous potential of the future boxer generation in the UAE. “

Classes are scheduled to start later in October. To sign up for a free course or for more information on GymNation / The Amir Khan Academy, click here