Whether it’s to get in shape, work off some anger or train for a bout, lace up the gloves and get ready to throw down. If you want to someday trade punches with Mayweather and Pacquaio, you better step in the ring. But not just any ring–the Best Boxing Gym on Long Island. We bring you this year’s winners for Best Boxing Gym on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Bettinelli’s Community Boxing Academy in Lindenhurst Best Boxing Gym on Long Island!
1. Bettinelli’s Community Boxing Academy (BCBA)
104 N. Clinton Ave., Lindenhurst. 631-412-3686. www.bcba.info
BCBA has become an integral part of the local community and continues to build stronger young people through the discipline of boxing. They have a private boxing/MMA training facility on the premises where some of the best fighters train, but they remain dedicated, not to competition, but to helping kids stay on the right path through their youth program by providing them with a safe, clean and positive environment, where they can box—and do their homework. Talk about leading by example!
2. Ray Longo’s MMA Academy
1 Commercial Ave., Garden City. 516-294-6313. www.raylongo.com
3. Body Shot Boxing
2 Flowerfield Industrial Park, St. James. 631-228-4989. www.bodyshotboxing.com
National LA Boxing
Multiple Locations. www.laboxing.com