8th Street Gym in Grand Junction, Colorado, is very beginner friendly, and offers the best beginner through advanced classes for kids and adults in Kickboxing, Jiu-Jitsu, Martial Arts, Yoga and Self-Defense training to our students. At 8th Street Gym, our instructors are well qualified with years of experience in amateur and professional fights in the ring, on the floor and in the cage. 8th Street Gym instructors are dedicated to shaping our students from their very first workout, to their mastering of the mixed martial arts. Our coaches only have two rules: “Be nice” and “Only use it for good”.
We offer classes for kids and adults, and various class times for your convenience. Our students get one-on-one interaction with the coaches. We encourage our students to experience all we offer here at 8th Street Gym, such as REAL Kickboxing, Fitness Kickboxing, Mixed Martial Arts, Jiu-Jitsu, Yoga, and Women’s Aerobics. 8th Street Gym is a 13,000 square foot fitness facility, consisting of 12,000 square feet of wall to wall wresting mats, a 24 foot Boxing Ring, a 30 foot UFC Style Octagon MMA Cage, 40 Heavy Bags, Speedbags, Double-End Bags, Throw Dummies, and state of the art combat conditioning equipment. Therefore, $65 per month entitles you to all classes, open workouts, and all our equipment!
Owner and Head Grappling Coach Tom Bolger has been training martial arts for over 13 years, specializing in boxing and Jiu-Jitsu. Tom last trained in Salt Lake City, and received his black belt in Jiu-Jitsu from Walt Bayless. He is also a veteran cage fighter, and has fought Pride Fighting Champion Denis Kang and UFC Champion Eugene Jackson.