Cambridge YMCA
820 Massachusetts Avenue | Cambridge, MA 02139
P. 617-661-9622

Lion Zone with Wahset Tafari

We are proud to welcome a new boxing instructor Wahset Tafari!

Wahset Tafari is a USA Boxing Certified Trainer and former amateur boxer with 17 years of hand to hand experience.  Wahset competed, and won, several times, including the Golden Gloves Tournament.  He has over 6 years of coaching experience and is well known in the Boston and Cambridge areas as an accomplished instructor in boxing and fitness. Wahset has a large clientele that trains with him to condition the body, mind, and soul.  On the competitive side, Wahset has helped many men and women conquer their fear to step in the boxing ring and do events for charity.  He also works with amateur and pro boxers as well as Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Fighters to sharpen their skills. Wahset loves helping people reach their goals in boxing and fitness. Wahset is also a trainer and instructor at the Redline Fight Sports in Cambridge.

In fact, the Cambridge Y and Redline Fight Sports is working in collaboration to bring Wahset and the Lion Zone to our boxing program. Redline Fight Sports is a “coaching facility offering small-group personal training, and a personal improvement philosophy and mind-set. We are a high-octane, full-service Boxing, Kickboxing and Mixed Martial Arts team, providing supreme fitness for professional and amateur sport fight training.”

Wahset's Class Monday 2-6-17

Wahset will be teaching classes on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. His classes will combine boxing technique with extreme cardio for an intense, multifaceted workout! The Monday classes will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., while the Wednesday and Thursday classes will be 2 hours in length, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. In the 2 hour sessions, the first hour will be focused mainly on high intensity cardio, while the second hour will focus more on boxing techniques. However, it is not mandatory to stay for the entire 2 hour session.

So if you’re looking for one of the best cardio workouts in the area, while also learning boxing and self-defense skills, check out Wahset’s classes here at the Cambridge Y!