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2011-11-01 06:45:00

HOBOKEN, N.J., Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One positive outcome of the Great Recession might be that there has never been a better time to follow your dreams and start a new business. As senior executives leave their jobs with golden parachutes or receive big buyout offers, business leaders can use their considerable leadership and management skills to start their own businesses. Buying a franchise offers new entrepreneurs several advantages, says Joe Andreula, Founder of CKO...

2011-09-01 11:18:00

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Autism Association (NAA) and fitness expert Billy Blanks® are putting out a call for people to gather in Tampa on October 1st, 2011 to be part of a history-making moment. In a family-friendly event dubbed Autism Kick, participants will attempt to break the Guinness World Record(TM) for the largest kickboxing class ever assembled. The current world record was set in Budapest, Hungary in 2009 where 2,336...

2011-07-26 06:55:00

HOBOKEN, N.J., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Here's another myth you can cross off your list of sexist terms: Women don't like to box. Women are donning boxing gloves and kicking up a storm, according to Joseph Andreula, president of CKO Kickboxing, one of the hottest franchises in America, according to Entrepreneur Magazine. "Kickboxing is actually a safe exercise if you train in the right place and with the right people," said Andreula, who founded CKO Kickboxing in Hoboken, NJ in 1997...

2011-05-24 07:35:00

HOBOKEN, N.J., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CKO Kickboxing sold its first franchise only three years ago. But today, it is one of America's hottest franchises according to industry standard. Entrepreneur Magazine broke into the Franchise 500 list of best franchises - an unheard-of feat for a franchise that is less than five years old, said owner Joseph Andreula. The magazine also rated CKO Kickboxing, http://www.ckokickboxing.com, as the 48th hottest new franchise in 2011. There are 23...

2010-10-26 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Everlast, the global leader in boxing, MMA and fitness, today announced the launch of one of the most anticipated fitness products of the year, the EverFlex Cardio Strike Bag. Now available, the EverFlex Cardio Strike Bag is the ideal training tool for the budget conscious home fitness enthusiast seeking an authentic boxing, mixed martial arts and kickboxing cardio workout. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101026/NY88380LOGO ) (Logo:...

2009-01-21 16:36:34

The Ultimate Fighting Championship, the world's biggest mixed martial arts association, hopes to overturn a New York law banning such competitions. Marc Ratner, the Las Vegas-based association's director of government and regulatory affairs, said that 37 of the 45 states with athletic commissions allow mixed martial arts, The New York Times reported. He argues that the sport has become gentler since Gov. George Pataki, describing it as barbaric, endorsed a ban in 1997, with most states...