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2/17/2008 10:12am,
Hi all, I was just wondering how my monthly spend on training compares with others on here, particularly people in different countries.

I pay £30 a month Muay Thai gym membership (usually do 4 daytime classes a week).
I pay £3 a class Shotokan Karate class ( average 2 classes a week).
I have private Muay Thai lessons whenever I can afford.

Almost all of my training is funded by teaching self defence classes and co-instructing at a Kids Karate class.
My wife has know idea how much I spend on training (or kit !) if she did I would be toast.:spanky:

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2/17/2008 10:13am,
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ray jackson
2/17/2008 10:43am,
Welcome,

Sounds like you devote a lot of time to training. I spend a lot of time training too, its almost a second job to me sometimes. I spend 6 to 7 days a week training. about 3 to 4 hours on mondays and fridays, 2 to 3 tuesday through thursday, saturdays can vary between 1.5 hours and 4 hours (its a lighter more techinical workout though). Sundays are about two hours and pretty light as well. I sometimes take wednesdays off depending on whether or not I have a competition on the horizon.

gothamator
2/17/2008 12:53pm,
I pay $130/month for the Ninjutsu (I train around 5 hrs per week, but could go to 10 if I had more energy) and $50/month for BJJ (1.5 hrs per week.)

I'm going to show this post to my wife, so she'll quit complaining about me spending too much time @gyms...

Cuchulain
2/17/2008 1:11pm,
£30 a month?! I spend £30 per week! That gets me 6 or 7 hours of Sanda/Tai Chi and 3 or 4 hours of groundwork.

2/17/2008 1:35pm,
Yes £30 a month, thats on a 12 month contract,unlimited access and includes a pair of shorts, insurance and gradings.
The gym is not a Mc joint, having produced more UK/Euro/World Muay Thai Champs than any other in the UK. Pretty damm incredible value !!!!

ty5
2/17/2008 5:18pm,
fiver per a 2 hour class, so if I train twice a week it would be £40 a month.