Get fit and tone up at your FREE boxercise session

Angie Emms has been a martial artist for 35 years. She and daughter Rosie McGowan run Emzfit in Grantham.
Angie Emms has been a martial artist for 35 years. She and daughter Rosie McGowan run Emzfit in Grantham.
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IF your New Year’s Resolution is to keep fit and feel great, this offer will be perfect for you.

The Journal has teamed up with Emzfit to offer 100 lucky readers the chance to take part in an hour-long boxercise class.

The sessions are designed for beginners and will help all those wanting to get fit, tone up and learn a basic boxing technique.

The classes consist of skipping, pad work, kettle bell and circuit-type training.

Mixed martial artist and boxer Rosie McGowan and martial artist Angie Emms will be instructing the classes.

Rosie said: “It’s a great way to get fit without getting hit!”

The four taster boxercise classes, which are open to men and women, will be run from St Anne’s Church Hall, in Harrowby Road, Grantham.

The first class will take place on Tuesday, January 10, between 11am and noon. The next sessions will be on Friday, January 13 and 20, between 6.30pm and 7.30pm. There will also be a class on Tuesday, January 17, between 11am and noon.

If you want to attend a class book online at

You must take along the cut-out voucher (right) to claim your place for free. Numbers are limited to 25 per class so get in touch quickly to avoid disappointment.

Emzfit is based in Grantham. The instructors teach classes at different locations including St Anne’s Church Hall and The Meres Leisure Centre. They also travel all over the UK to teach seminars.

Both of the boxercise class instructors, who can also be booked for personal training, are well-known martial artists who train with some of the top instructors all over the UK to ensure they keep moving forward and teaching the best and most effective techniques.

Angie is the founder and instructor of Grantham Ji-Shin Karate Club. She has had a successful 35-year career in martial arts and is also a door supervisor.

Rosie was introduced to martial arts at a very young age, starting her training at four years old.

She trained in wado-ryu karate for 18 years and started boxing at 14 years old.

All of the instructors at Emzfit have been training themselves for more than 18 years.

Rosie added: “We specialise in martial arts having competed at top levels. Every few months we run specialist courses where we have guest instructors down who are very well known all over the UK in what they do.”

Boxercise training is also available for children aged over eight. It starts at St Anne’s Church Hall on Tuesday between 5.30pm and 6.20pm, at £3.50 a session.

For more information on Emzfit or any of the classes offered go to or like the Emzfit page on Facebook.