BOSTON, June 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Andre "SOG" Ward, five-time boxing world champion and EverybodyFights board member, announces that he will bring his expert boxing knowledge to the company's new at-home fitness streaming platform EverybodyFights LIVE. The digital tool, branded "Fight School," will provide one-of-a-kind boxing education through an extensive database of online lessons.
Fight School will feature Ward teaching and demonstrating the skills, techniques and concepts that guided him to an unblemished professional career and serves as a complement to the new EverybodyFights LIVE platform. From fitness enthusiasts to current world champions, Fight School will share lessons and drills that are easy to understand and implement in every level of training and fitness.
Currently, the platform gives users access to EverybodyFights's entire library of boxing education content. In July, EverybodyFights and Ward will launch his exclusive curriculum which subscribers will be able to experience digitally and in person at EverybodyFights gyms.
"My goal is to take people to people to school," Ward said. "Boxing is more than a sport to me, it's a craft. I am developing an in-depth curriculum which will teach every element of the sport of boxing. EverybodyFights is the home of boxing fitness and the perfect company to team up with on this project."
Ward's Fight School classes will teach participants not only what to do, but why it's important and how to effectively execute each skill.
"Andre Ward is undoubtedly one of the greatest boxers of all time and has the utmost respect from everyone in the industry" says George Foreman III, founder of EverybodyFights. "Andre's expertise will bring our platform to the next level, and his business acumen will be instrumental in EverybodyFights leveraging this platform to deliver boxing education to the mainstream."
The Fight School content will be hosted via EverybodyFights LIVE, which was introduced in March. The premier service in boxing fitness, EverybodyFights LIVE has experienced over 500,000 video streams in over 100 countries and hosts over 500 hours of fitness content from 130 certified trainers including a Doctor of Nutritional Biochemistry, Masters in Nutrition, D1 athletes, USA Boxing coaches and amateur and professional fighters.
EverybodyFights Fight School is currently available to access at https://ebf.live/fightschool, with Andre Ward exclusive education program launching in mid July, 2020.
EverybodyFights is The Home of Boxing Fitness. It is the only authentic, boxing-inspired, group fitness brand modeled after a professional boxer's training camp. Featuring a five-part class series that incorporates every aspect of training camp, from boxing technique and conditioning to yoga and recovery, EverybodyFights is the authority in boxing fitness. With 12 brick and mortar locations and an online platform, EverybodyFights LIVE, provides a complete fitness regime can be leveraged in-gym, on the app or at home.
The ethos of the brand has always upheld that "everybody fights" for something. Over time, members began referring to the gym as "EverybodyFights." Foreman and co-founder Anthony J. Rich changed the company's name to EverybodyFights to honor its community and the fighting spirit that birthed the company itself.
About Andre "SOG" Ward:
Andre "SOG" Ward is a former five-time, two division world champion and the last American man to win Olympic gold. His historic career included an undefeated record, Fighter of the Year honors and an incredible 20-year winning streak, reaching back to Ward's childhood. He shocked the boxing world by retiring from the sport in September of 2017 while sitting atop boxing's pound-for-pound list. Since his retirement from boxing, Ward has graced screens big and small as a boxing commentator, host of The Contender reboot and in the role of Danny "Stuntman" Wheeler in the blockbuster films "Creed I" and "Creed II". The recipient of the 2020 Sam Taub Excellence in Broadcast Journalism award, Ward is currently an expert boxing analyst on ESPN.