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  •  in West Loop - POW! Kids - West Loop Kids Classes

    West Loop Kids Classes

    Check out POW! Gym Chicago's amazing youth and fitness program. We offer 50 classes a week for kids. Our west loop kids program also offers camps and events. The schedule for the Parisi Sports Performance is not below.

    Classes for Kids Age 4 to 6 years
    Mondays • 4:15-5:15pm, Olympic Judo, Requires Judo Gi Tuesdays • 4:00-4:45pm, Tumbling & Fitness • 4:45pm-5:30pm , Youth Boxing & Fitness MUST BE
    6 yrs old, Requires wraps & gloves Wednesdays • 4:00-4:45pm, Pee Wee Judo & Tumbling, Requires Judo Gi Thursdays • 4:00-4:45pm, POW’s Parisi Pee-Wees ( Fun Fitness & Sports Agility) Saturdays ....

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  •  in West Loop - POW! Kids - 5 Benefits of Superhero Training at POW! Kids Chicago

    5 Benefits of Superhero Training at POW! Kids Chicago

    5 Benefits of Superhero Training at POW! Kids Chicago
    by Ashlynn Elliot Working at a gym with such an amazing kids program definitely requires a tremendous amount of energy and focus; but also gifts some of the most rewarding moments. Each day is different and exciting, which is why my creativity fits in perfectly here at POW! Kids Chicago. My favorite part of the week is teaching Superhero Training class on Sunday mornings for kids ages 3-6. The hour-long class is always filled with movement and missions that are fun and entertaining. Some might call it organized chaos. I’ve taught many sessions of this course in the past year and here are some of the benefits of ....

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  •  in West Loop - POW! Kids - West Loop Kid's Birthday Parties at POW!

    West Loop Kid's Birthday Parties at POW!

    Most common questions asked about kid's birthday parties at POW! Kids in the West Loop

    These questions below should answer most questions a parent would have about our birthday parties. These FAQs represent our policies as of January 2018.

    How do I pay for my party?
    A $150 deposit will be due at booking to secure your date. We will keep your credit card on file and run the final payment 10 days before your event. If you need to change payment methods, contact us before the final payment is due. This includes changes you are making to the theme or the addition of more kids. Any time overages will be charged to the credit card on file after your birthday party.If there ....

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  •  in West Loop - POW! Kids - 5 Reasons Why Your Child Should Strength Train Blog Post

    5 Reasons Why Your Child Should Strength Train Blog Post

    There has been a negative view on resistance and strength training for youth and adolescents. Many parents cringe at the thought, but do not realize their children are doing resistance training in some form everyday. Each time they pick up their backpack, or bags of groceries they are resistance training. According the the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, the term resistance training refers to, ‘ a specialized method of conditioning, which involves the progressive use of a wide range of resistive loads and a variety of training modalities designed to enhance health, fitness, and sports performance ( 2009 ).’ The information below is provided by The Journal of ....

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  • Watch a Video on All Our POW! Kids Programs

    Since 2001 POW! has been offering unique and dynamic classes. Our Jackson and Racine location has 50 classes a week for kids starting at 4 years old. Take a look at all our kids classes and see them broken down by age. ....

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  •  in West Loop - POW! Kids - 5 Tips for Learning a Cartwheel

    5 Tips for Learning a Cartwheel

    5 Tips for Cartwheels
    I recently spent a weekend with my nieces. Three minutes after my arrival it was time for cartwheels. I haven’t done so many cartwheels since I was a cheerleader in high school! Somewhere in the beginning of our weekend of cartwheels, I had a flash back to myself at the same age in one of my first tumbling classes. After class, we practiced our cartwheels in the outfield where the Little League teams practiced. This amazing positive memory - is one I want to give to other kids. Cartwheels are a brilliant way to have fun, develop relative body strength and confidence. My nieces, have not had the chance to take a tumbling class. So I decided to ....

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  •  in West Loop - POW! Kids - To Be Faster, You Need to Be Stronger

    To Be Faster, You Need to Be Stronger

    Speed and Strength Go Hand in Hand
    Speed is key to being successful in any sport. Think about it? Can you think of any sports where speed is not needed? If you want to make your young athlete faster, you must make them stronger. Strength training is how you get stronger. John Cronin, Teresa Ogden, Trent Lawton, and Matt Brughelli conducted a study that explored the question, Does Increasing Maximal Strength Improve Sprint Running Performance? The aim of the study was to review whether strength training had any effect on speed improvement. The participants in the study were males between 19-24 years old. They were over 7-13 weeks, with a minimum of 2-3x ....

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  •  in West Loop - POW! Kids - New West Loop Judo Coach

    New West Loop Judo Coach

    POW! is very excited to welcome Kasia Lapinska Jablonski to our staff. Kasia is an honored member of the Polish Judo Federation and USA Judo Federation. She is a 2nd degree black belt in Judo. In 1998, she was the National Champion of Poland. She believes that martial arts teaches self-control, patience and confidence. Since 2006, Kasia has been an active Judo coach and fitness instructor. In Poland, assisted with coaching the National Polish Judo Team and acquired a Masters Degree in Physical Education. Before coming to the United States with her family in 2013, she worked in schools teaches P.E. Since coming to Chicago she has raised her family and learned English. Aside from ....

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  • POW! Kids Fitness for 4 to 7 year olds.

    POW! kids believes that even pee wees need guidance on running and jumping. This class allows children between the ages of 4 to 7 years old to learn basic athletic movements. Our Pee Wee Parisi class makes training fun using games to teach key athletic movement. We believe that kids will become more confident if they can move and control their bodies. This is the foundation for being active for the rest of their life. ....

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  • Kids Martial Arts and Kids Fitness Classes in West Loop!

    Check out our new website for POW! Kids!
    We proudly serve the West Loop, Wicker Park, and Bucktown areas! Come see the programs and deals we have to offer. Kids Martial Arts, Kids Fitness Classes, Boxing and SO MUCH MORE! Fill out the "Request Information" form on the side of the page and stop in for a visit today! Don't forget to click here to visit us on our social media pages!! Facebook Google+ Twitter Instagram ....

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