Amateur boxer Samy Abdulbadei hits the speed bag as part of his workout routine. Mr. Abdulbadei has been a member of the Steel City Boxing Gym for 10 months.
Josh Mook, 15, left, spars with coach George Heinlein, while his younger brother Jessee, 11, watches from the corner.
Dave Guckert, 16, wraps his hands before sparing with trainers in the ring.
Josh Mook, 15, performs his workout routine at the instruction of coach Greg "Hambone" Hamilton, on Monday November 24.
Evan Merida, right, spars with Steel City Boxing Trainer, Giovanni Cavaliere on Monday November 26.
Laurel Brandstetter practices her shadow boxing routine at Steel City Boxing's Homer Street Gym in Spring Hill. Brandstetter has been a member for two years and says the trainers, as well as other members, have become like family.
Brody White, 12, spars with Steel City Boxing coach Giovanni Cavaliere at their Homer Street Gym in Spring Hill. White has been a member of the gym for 6 months.
Steel City Boxing member Justin Brown performs a workout routine involving a sledgehammer and a tire. Brown has been a member of the gym for three years and initially started going there to stay out of trouble.
Brody White, 12, performs a warm up routine using a jump rope at Steel City Boxing's Homer Street gym in Spring Hill.
Steel City Boxing coach, Giovanni Cavaliere, practices his punch using a heavy bag. Cavaliere started coming to the gym in 2005, and after learning from other trainers he decided to give back and train others.