UFC Gym® To Host Self-empowerment Seminars With Safe Horizon

November 07, 2016 // Franchising.com // New York, NY, – UFC Gym® today announced that it will offer self-empowerment seminars on Saturday, November 12 at UFC Gym – SoHo in New York. Located at 227 Canal Street, the SoHo Gym will host two seminars, in conjunction with Safe Horizon, from 9 – 11 a.m. and from 12 – 2 p.m. prior to UFC’s historic UFC® 205: Alvarez vs. McGregor at Madison Square Garden.

Through these seminars, UFC Gym will provide the tools to enhance men, women and children’s personal confidence by teaching free self-defense techniques and self-awareness skills. Those who access services at Safe Horizon will be extended a special invite to empower themselves with these important skills. 

“UFC Gym’s mission is to maximize each person’s human potential and we feel this new partnership is another positive step towards reaching that particular goal,” UFC Gym Chief Executive Officer Brent Leffel said. “Positive reinforcement is a key component to elevating someone’s self-esteem and empowering them to believe anything is possible. We can’t wait to work with Safe Horizon and create paths of hope to all those impacted and in need of compassionate support.”

“Safe Horizon is dedicated to empowering individuals to rebuild and find renewed confidence after experiencing some of the most difficult times of their lives,” Safe Horizon Chief Development Officer Eddie Pelto said. “These seminars offered by UFC Gym can go a long way to helping our clients find their inner strength.”

Both seminars will be led by Rob McCullough, UFC Gym Senior Director of Mixed Martial Arts. Each participant will go through UFC Gym’s signature strength and conditioning, Brazilian jiu-jitsu and boxing / kickboxing programs followed by a question and answer session.

Since debuting in 2009, UFC Gym has opened more than 135 locations throughout the United States, Australia, Canada, South America, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates. The fitness franchise has continued to grow at a rapid pace with more than 50 locations opening in the past two years and over 50 Gyms expected to open in the next year.

Due to limited spacing, please contact UFC Gym SoHo at 212-858-9880 or visit the Gym in advance to sign up for the seminars. Along with the two seminars, UFC Gym will host a dinner at The Roosevelt Hotel on Thursday, November 10, at 7 p.m. The dinner will also include a silent auction, with proceeds benefitting Safe Horizon. Ruthie Bolton, Safe Horizon supporter and Olympic Gold Medalist, will be on hand to give special remarks. For more information regarding the event or to RSVP, please visit UFCGymSafeHorizonDinner.

For more information about Safe Horizon, please visit SafeHorizon. For more information about UFC Gym, please visit UFC Gym.com, or follow us on Facebook.com/UFCGym, Twitter or Instagram: @UFCGym. You can also subscribe on YouTube at UFCGym.

About UFC Gym®

UFC Gym® is the first major brand extension of UFC®, the world leader in the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA).  In alliance with New Evolution Ventures™ (NeV), developers of many of the world’s most successful fitness brands, the UFC Gym brand gives UFC enthusiasts and fitness seekers of all ages the opportunity to practice the training techniques of famed UFC athletes. Offering a full-range of group fitness classes, private MMA training, personal and group dynamic training, plus MMA style youth programming, UFC Gym creates something for all ages and fitness levels. As the first to combine the world of mixed martial arts and fitness, UFC Gym’s TRAIN DIFFERENT® approach has developed an atmosphere where members can see immediate results. UFC Gym is the ultimate fitness experience. The brand is not what you expect, and more than you can imagine, aiming to continue revolutionizing the fitness industry. For more information about UFC Gym, please visit UFC Gym.com, or follow us on Facebook.com/UFCGym, Twitter or Instagram: @UFCGym. You can also subscribe on YouTube at UFCGym.

About Safe Horizon

Safe Horizon empowers women, men and children to move towards a state of confidence – touching the lives of 250,000 individuals every year. For more information, visit www.SafeHorizon.org.


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Tom Beyer


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