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Tenant Spotlight: Gauntlet Fitness Kickboxing

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Tenant Spotlight: Gauntlet Fitness Kickboxing

2610 19th Street South, Homewood, Al 35209 | 205-414-6689 | www.gauntletfit.com

david@gauntletfit.com | aaron@gauntletfit.com

SW: In a sentence or two, tell the readers a little bit about your business.

GFK: We are a safe, non-contact gym for people who want to achieve complete fitness without taking the risk of getting hurt. We are designed to give you a prize fighter’s “look,” minus the black eye, bruised ribs or bloody nose. We are a rare “fringe” fitness community that emulate the techniques of professional boxers and kick boxers to deliver one of the most efficient, effective and rewarding approaches to fitness anywhere.

 

SW: What makes your business unique?

GFK: You have never, never, never seen a gym like this before! “The Gauntlet” is a true one-of-a-kind boxing and kickboxing facility offering group training of a maximum of 16 people per class. We are a safe, non-contact gym for people who want to achieve complete fitness without taking the risk of getting hurt.

 

SW:  In this roller coaster of an economy, describe in one word the key to success.

GFK: RELATIONSHIPS!

 

SW: What is the funniest or wildest thing that has ever happened or you have found on your property?

GFK: A broken Jim Beam whiskey bottle in a fitness facility parking lot.

 

SW: Where would you like to see your business in three years?

GFK: Four locations in the Birmingham area with plans working toward a franchise.

 

SW: What do you enjoy most about your business?

GFK: We are working in the area of our passion, which is fitness with a kick.

 

SW: Any interesting company traditions?  

GFK: At the end of each workout we always “Break it down” with a circle of clients who are sweaty and energized from a hour long workout and say, “3-2-1 GAUNTLET!”

 

SW: What makes Shannon Waltchack stand out from other CRE firms?

GFK: You show your tenants that you really care about them personally as well as their business success.

We are a safe, non-contact gym for people who want to achieve complete fitness without taking the risk of getting hurt. We are designed to give you a prize fighter’s “look,” minus the black eye, bruised ribs or bloody nose. We are a rare “fringe” fitness community that emulate the techniques of professional boxers and kick boxers to deliver one of the most efficient, effective and rewarding approaches to fitness anywhere.

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by Suzanne Echols
03.13.2013