the fitness of boxing for everyone!

Maureen

Maureen

Owner and principal trainer, Maureen Black balances encouragement with drive like no other.  You will love her in workout moments and love to hate her in others. It is her passion and it is how she inspires people to keep at it. Maureen has been a fitness instructor and personal trainer since 1982 and has focused on boxing technique and fitness for over 20...

Mark

Mark

Not a nicer guy you could ever meet. Mark Riggs was born in Dublin, Ireland but we are all fortunate he and his family currently call Winnipeg home. Mark was the Irish National Intermediate Champion in his amateur days, as well as a member of the Irish Senior International squad. From the time he turned Pro in 1996 he amassed a number of wins. His record...

Steve

Steve

Steve Clatworthy has been involved in boxing for over 18 years training under the guide of Maureen Black. Steve runs both the Fitness and the Fundamental Boxing classes, sets class routines, and constantly researches new methods for boxing education. He begun boxing training as a way to stay fit for rugby and now one of ITC’s Certified Club Coaches. He is...

Jan

Jan

Janet Beckingham (aka Jan, Dr. Beckingham, best dentist ever) is the most experienced boxing fitness member at ITC. As a result of her years of dedication and friendship, she it now one of our trainers and is also working on her Boxing Apprentice Coaching. Jan balances a busy schedule, husband, boys in sports, busy puppy, working out, and, of course, a dental...

Sarah

Sarah

Sarah is our most highly accomplished academic/trainer and she has an awesome right hook. She studied Kinesiology at the University of Regina, is Post Baccalaureate in Special Education from the University of Manitoba, and has her Bachelor of Science in Physical Education, Exercise Science & Wellness from the University of North Dakota where she graduated...

Laika

Laika

Laika is on board as part of the University of Manitoba’s Fall 2013 Supervised Fieldwork Experience. She is currently studying in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management at University of Manitoba with a goal of one day helping people in their physical rehabilitation and achieve expertise in helping them do so efficiently. An active enthusiast...

Kaila-Rai

Kaila-Rai

Kaila-Rai has been a member at ITC since the spring of 2011 and loved the friendly atmosphere and the fact we are the cleanest facility she has ever seen. Obviously, she fit in really well, so we have eagerly adopted her into helping us out. She currently helps Sarah herd the Little Contender’s and she helps take care of the handful of facility...

Mel

Mel

Mel may very well be the smartest person at ITC, so we put her in charge of the Boxing Club administration and organization.  She began as an enthusiastic regular member and we liked her so much we asked her to to be involved as a volunteer. She is currently a 3rd year student at the University of Manitoba working toward her Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) with...

Juanita

Juanita

Juanita is one of ITC’s most active members and we liked her so much, we asked her to do some classes! She joined ITC shortly after its opening looking for a way to keep fit and release some stress (some may call it rage). She hails from a small town in Nova Scotia where they grow them small and feisty with an excellent sense of humour, which is why, we...

Ryan

Ryan

Ryan has a crazy amount of drive and the accomplishments to show for it. Ryan runs dryland training programs and our ‘Yoga for Boxers’ classes at ITC which is really for ‘fun’ given that his full-time gig is as a K-8 Physical Education teacher at St. Norbert Immersion School. He completed his Education degree, with a minor in Physical Education,...