"I personally believe that boxing is the best workout you can possibly have. Boxing has numerous benefits, from helping you achieve your fitness goals to improving your confidence. It can give you greater focus, reduce stress and make you a more positive person."
Amin has over fifteen years boxing experience. As a young man he understood that Cuba was the home of boxing and he was inspired by legendary Cuban boxers such as Teofilo Stevenson and Felix Savon. He is a former Golden Gloves champion and NZ Silver medallist. He has over forty amateur and professional boxing fights and has trained both amateur and professional fighters. He has also trained over forty corporate fighters as well as playing a role in Fight for Life where he trained Carlos Spencer.
His goal now is simple. He wants to take the best of what boxing can give and help people at all levels reach their goals. That is why he has created “Dos Manos”.
Richie Hardcore has been involved in combat sports for over 20 years. He started his fighting career in competitive Tae Kwon Do, a sport in which he holds a black belt, from where he moved in to Muay Thai or Thai Boxing.
In Thai boxing he held five New Zealand Titles, a New Zealand Four Man Title, and a South Pacific Muay Thai Title.
Richie has competed internationally, including in some of Thailand's most prestigious stadiums. He also has fought pro boxing, once ranked in the NZ top 10 as a super middleweight, and mixed martial arts.
As a trainer he has trained and co trained some of New Zealand's best Kickboxers and Muay Thai fighters to hold New Zealand and World Titles.
As well as working with fighters, Richie also works with corporate and celebrity clients of all fitness levels to help them achieve their health and well being goals.
Originally from the UK, Emma has always had a passion for sports. It wasn¹t until she came to NZ that she found her passion for boxing.
Emma holds the NZ title for the 51kg boxing championship three years running, and in 2009 she headed to the USA Ringside Worlds Championshipto fight, achieving a silver medal in her weight class.
The same year Emma found CrossFit and started to mix it up with herboxing training finding the two complimented each other hugely. Realizing she loved the strength and conditioning side of CrossFit Emma decided to become qualified to coach this too.
Emma's bubbly, firm and knowledgable approach to coaching / training means that you will have fun but also get amazing results from it.