Learn to Box with Coach Joe Stray at Pastime Athletic Club




Syracuse native Joe Stray discovered boxing as a teenager and with a successful career in the ring, when the fighting stopped, a new career began. It’s Joe’s work with others that stands out today.

As the head coach and owner of Joe’s Boxing at Pastime Athletic Club, Joe works with boxers young and old. Joe trains in hourly slots that work with traditional American boxing. Joe has also built a reputation for creating boxing and fitness programs across the country and right here in Syracuse.

“Boxing means a lot of different things to a lot of different people,” he says. “You can still be disciplined and find motivation in boxing that parallels a lot of other things.”

For teens Clover Weitsman and Jack Ide, boxing is a way to learn self defense, understand the basics of the sport, and gain confidence too.

“It taught me self defense and it’s also great training,” Clover says. And Jack adds, “You learn to love the sport once you get used to it. “

Anytime of empowerment that will help them achieve their goals inside or outside the ring, he says. “What you put in is what you get out of it.”

If you want to learn more about boxing with Joe, visit him online at CoachJoeBoxing.com. You can also find him on Instagram.


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