Heavy bags hanging.

Let's Hit those Heavy Bags!

Mix up your workout routine with our Heavy Bag Kickboxing! 

  • Learn the fundamentals of boxing and kickboxing
  • Learn how to properly punch, kick, and strike a heavy bag
  • Build your stamina and gain confidence
  • Strengthen and tone your arms, legs, and core with drills and high intensity movements
  • Motivating, fun, and fast paced class

Heavy Bag Kickboxing provides the opportunity for participants to experience the benefits of a great cardio workout in a dynamic environment. This is a great option for those that are looking for an effective, high quality workout with all the fun of hitting a bag! 

Class Format

Student kicking the heavy bag in a heavy bag kickboxing class
punching bag

Drop in Heavy Bag Kickboxing!

Join us for drop in Heavy Bag Kickboxing Classes! 

  • Location: Instructional Fitness Studio (inside the GVSU Recreation Center)
  • Boxing gloves available to use, hand wraps can be purchased for $7 on Mindbody or at your first class. 
Two boxing gloved stacked on the floor.

Boxing Gloves & Wraps

How to Buy Hand Wraps


  • $7 Hand Wraps - we have several different color choices to choose from, click here to purchase.
  • Boxing Gloves Provided - borrowed out each class - cleaned before and after each use 
  • You may purchase your hand wraps at your first scheduled class.
  • Please have payment ready to go (Card ONLY) 


Hand Wrap Instructions

A video demonstrating how to wrap your hands using the open palm method. This is used with hand wraps to support and protect your wrist and knuckles while using boxing gloves for a heavy bag kickboxing class.

Boxing Glove Policies

  • GVSU RecWell agrees to provide Boxing Gloves in working condition for the duration of the Group Class session dates. 
  • 3 sizes of Boxing Gloves available: 12-14oz., 14-16oz., and 16-18oz. 
  • Boxing Gloves are cleaned inside and out after each use.


Boxing Gloves General* Sizing Guide



Up to 100 lbs

12 oz. 

101 - 150 lbs

12 - 14 oz. 

151 - 175 lbs

14 - 16 oz. 

Over 175 lbs 

16 - 18 oz. 

Purchasing Recommendations

If you're interested in purchasing gloves or wraps, we have some recommendations! 

Glove Recommendations: 

Handwrap Recommendations: 

  • 180in Meister Adult 180" Semi-Elastic Hand Wraps for MMA & Boxing 
    • Flexible hold 
    • can be found on Amazon in multiple fun colors! 
  • 180in Title Hand Wraps
    • Flexible - Stiff hold 
    • many colors and prints to choose from 
  • RDX Boxing Hand Wraps Inner Gloves for Punching
    • Can be found on Amazon - Great for those who don't want to manually wrap!  
Boxing gloves stacked on each other.

Page last modified May 15, 2024