SSB Mission and Core Values

Our mission at SSB is to ensure that members and active fighters of all ages have access to trained and experienced coaches and to learn the ‘sweet science’ of boxing in a fun and educational way. Boxing is a sport that challenges the mind and body in ways one never thought possible. It is a community sport that enables people to come together to improve themselves and others, which plays an integral part in enhancing one’s overall well-being.  


Check out our classes and see what one is right for you!  

Classes

Co-Ed

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  Our Boxing Coaches will assist you in attaining your personal goals and objectives by providing advice on nutrition, fitness and, of course, fun and intensive conditioning sessions tailored to individual skill level and needs.  

Women's Only

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  They are educational, challenging, for all levels of fitness and for women only!     

Youth Classes

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 Working with the youth to spike their interest in the sport 

Classes offered for ages groups 7-10 and 11-17

Open Gym

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SSB offers countless opportunities for its members to stay fit and healthy.  

We provide all members with the most appropriate equipment and access to professional advice tailored to achieve specific goals.  

Our club is equipped with cardio equipment, free weights, weight machines, plyometric equipment, boxing equipment, grappling room and a boxing ring.  

 Although the training regimen may differ for a beginner level boxer, expert boxer, MMA fighter, kickboxer or someone who is interested in staying active; the level of unparalleled commitment, dedication and professionalism provided by our qualified trainers spells success in each and every member.   

One on One

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,Learn the roots of boxing with a one-on-one Coach  

Cory B. Pye  

Cory strives on a day to day basis to help his clients be the best fighter they can be inside and out. By doing so he teaches through proper education, application and conditioning when teaching private one on one sessions and when he leads the Co-Ed and Youth Classes offered on Monday's, Wednesday's, and Friday's.  
 

Cory has also had the opportunity to train and work with some of the best Canadian and internationally-recognized boxers – which has translated into the training programs offered today at SSB.   


*Both Male and Female Coaches Available Mornings, Evenings, Weekdays & Weekends*

Drop-In

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We also offer drop-in classes for anyone who would like to explore the area of boxing and an open-gym concept for all its members to use the facility during hours of operation.  

We will assist you in attaining your personal goals and objectives by providing advice on nutrition, fitness and, of course, fun and intensive conditioning sessions tailored to individual skill level and needs.   

Qualified and Experienced Coaches

Our boxing coaches will teach you all aspects of boxing through proper education, application and conditioning to help you become the best fighter you can be, inside and out. Combative sports require a combination of inner and outer strength, endurance, flexibility and will – all which are taught with the help of our dedicated coaches at SSB.  

SSB Team

Cory Pye

Coach Cory B. Pye is the head boxing coach, trainer and Owner of Sweet Science Boxing. Boxing since the tender age of eight years old back in Nova Scotia, coach Pye was Manager at Huf Boxing Club in Ontario before moving to Fort McMurray. Today, he is the proud owner of Sweet Science Boxing and continues to strive to make it the hub of Fort McMurray’s boxing community.  

Coach Pye has had the experience to train and work with some of the best Canadian and internationally-recognized boxers – an experience that he has translated into the training programs offered today at SSB.      

Charles MacKinnon

Coach Charles MacKinnon is a Level 1 certified boxing coach and proud Owner of Sweet Science Boxing.  

Charles's love of the sport and wanting to share it with others, he and Cory decided to open a club of their own.

This day came when they first opened Sweet Science Boxing club in 2008.  

 Whether you are a beginner who has always been interested in trying out this highly skilled and tactical sport, an expert level boxer, or are interested in taking part in highly intensive conditioning classes, SSB is here for you.  

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 "Champions aren't made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them
- a desire, a dream, a vision.
They have to have last-minute stamina, they have to be a little faster, they have to have the skill and the will.
But the will must be stronger than the skill. "
Muhammad Ali