(JULY 27) WBAN has just recently
added three new WBAN Resource Team Members. For those of
you who do not know about the newest addition to WBAN, the
WBAN Resource Team is a group
of people in various fields related to the sport. We have
physicians, trainers, people who have put on promotions,
matchmaking, management of boxers, and more. They can answer
general questions to help active, inactive, and retired boxers
in many fields of the sport. They are dedicated individuals to
help educate and share their knowledge.
The mission of the WBAN Resource
Team is to provide an online educational source for the active,
inactive, retired boxers in the sport, and all others in the
boxing community that are involved in boxing. Our goal is to
have our Team, that are listed in their given field share their
knowledge, and be able to answer questions and provide on online
source for those needing information or help. The WBAN Resource
Team will also provide comprehensive and authoritative
information with online articles, video training tips, and a
variety of related resources.
Newest Members: [ALL
Vaia Zaganas, a retired world
boxing champion, who is from Canada, but now living in Los
Angeles, California, has joined forces with WBAN on the WBAN
Resource Team. Vaia, along with another partner teach a
class, called Bootcamp Yoga. Bootcamp Yoga is a
complete fitness system that is a fusion of boxing and "bootcamp"
exercises that help maximize burning fat, gaining muscle,
and increasing one's metabolism, followed by a series of
corrective, strengthening and relaxing yoga postures. This
one hour class is perfect for people of all fitness levels.
We will be adding soon her biography and she will add tips
periodically to the WBAN Resource Team site, along with
being a mentor to other women boxers.
Rob was a competitive Amateur
boxer winning three golden glove championships. Competing in
80 fights. He's also a former pro fighter. He has been
involved in boxing, as a fighter, and now trainer for 21
years. Rob has been a strength/conditioning specialist for
11 years and is a CHEK II Practitioner, Westside Barbell
Certified, and a USA Boxing Coach II , he's also interned
and taken seminars with some of the biggest names in the
strength /conditioning industry over the years like Louie
Simmons , Paul Chek, Mike Boyle , Charles Poliquin , and Tom
Purvis. He own and runs his fight school in Columbus Ohio
where he works with pro/amateur boxers, mma fighters ( UFC,
StrikeForce, Bellator fighters ), NHL, pro soccer players,
who enjoy the boxing workouts for improved conditioning and
other athletes along general fitness people. Rob has trained
many golden glove and several national amatauer boxing
champions. Rob consilts with top boxing, mma, skill coaches
and strength/conditioning trainers.
Jake is a professional ring
announcer for nearly 16 years based in Las Vegas, Nevada. He
has been a ring announcer for Top Rank, Golden Boy
Promotions, Gary Shaw Productions, etc., and has worked in
the USA, Canada, Mexico, Great Britain, and the Philippines.
Jake has joined the WBAN Resource Team to be able to answer
questions specific to ring announcing. He is also always
looking to announce at shows anytime, anywhere.