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Nate has been practicing Martial Arts since he was in middle school and has been boxing since 2010, two of those years were as an amateur.   Nate has been an instructor since 2015. His teaching style is a combination of explosive conditioning, strength training, heavy bag work, technique drilling, and a number of ever-changing full body workouts to keep members pushing themselves.

Training Experience
Years Training
9 years

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Working from home meant we could vary snack and coffee breaks, change our desks or view, goof off, drink on the job, even spend the day in pajamas

Cheryl Watkins is an Occupational Therapist with 14 years of experience. When Cheryl discovered she could help those with Parkinson’s Disease by slowing their progression using the Rock Steady Method, her  hobby of boxing (for fitness ) became her passion. Cheryl is Rock Steady Boxing Coach and program director of our Rock Steady Boxing Rockville program. She also brings to our program her experience as an LSVT BIG certified therapist and a closed brain injury specialist. When she is not working at our gym, she can been seen working at Suburban Hospital and working with clients/patients privately.
    Matt began boxing at the age of 21. Over the years he has trained with numerous amateur boxers and professionals (such as Shawn Porter and William Joppy). In addition, Matt has worked along side several coaches such as Bruce Babashan and Robert Crawford, who are considered to be two of the premier boxing trainers in the Washington, DC area.  

      Coach Bruce Babashan: Bruce is a highly respected boxing coach and trainer with over 20 years of experience. Coach Bruce has trained fights at every level in the sport including professional world and international champions, Olympians and Golden Gloves Champions as well.

      While Bruce earns a living as a coach his heart lies in amateur boxing and he has devoted a large potion of his life teaching boxing and helping young men and women develop courage and character thru boxing.  Coach Bruce loves working with kids and he is best described as a strict disciplinarian with a loving heart.

      Coach Bruce is also the founder and CEO of The Good Fight, a none-profit whose mission is to teach Courage, Character and Accountability thru boxing.