Oviedo's premier Kickboxing and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academy. Prepare for the best workout of your life!
Not only is it fun but it truly transforms your body. Our high intensity interval training (HIIT) classes will sculpt your body. Our programs truly produces the results that you strive after.
What you'll accomplish in a 1 hour class:
*Relieve stress and anxiety
* Strengthen your heart
* Boost your Stamina for more energy
* Better sleep and much more!
We have your best interests in mind, you tell us exactly what you want to achieve and we'll help you get there! Whether it's losing weight, getting toned, building muscle, 1-on-1 sessions, nutrition counseling, etc. we've got you covered!
Unlike most gyms where you're just a number, at Woo you are family. It's a great place to make new friends and our staff will lead you along the way. We're greeting and helping each and every student who walks through our door. So what are you waiting for? Come see why we're the leader of Kickboxing in Oviedo!
Kimberlee L. (see pic on left) I first met Barbara at the gym in late December 2017. I had seen her there numerous times and was in awe at her appearance (it was obvious to me that she was a trainer) but never had the nerve to approach her. It wasn’t until I inquired about a tracking book that I had seen a few other women using that I was introduced to Barbara and Woo kickboxing...my life since then has never been the same. I had been on my fitness journey for about 4 years. I started with running then became one of the many Beachbody followers. I had lots of success but also lots of setbacks. I lost 40 pounds, gained back 30, lost 20 more, and again gained more back. I found myself in a dark place, I lacked confidence and had lost my way and needed something new. I began working with Barbara in late January 2018. Initially I wasn’t interested in being a bodybuilder and competing but after only a few weeks of working with Barbara and the program she gave me I began envisioning myself on stage and the fire was lit. She tailored my program to fit my body and the changes have been consistent and, if I do say so myself, astounding. Not just physically either, mentally and emotionally I am changed forever. Barbara has helped me achieve a level of self confidence and love that I have never experienced before. She believes in me and therefore I believe in me. She is there in times of triumph as well as in times of turmoil...let’s face it, it’s not always sunshine and rainbows. Even though I’ve only known Barbara for less than a year, the love I have for her and the bond we share is as strong as if we had known each other our whole lives. Barbara gave me something I have never had, a family in fitness. It took some time to come out of my shell but the bonds I have formed with Barbara and my Woo crew have set the tone for my success. I am eternally grateful to her for what she has given me. She has shown me that I am capable of greatness and that with hard work and dedication I can do anything, I can live my dreams. I AM WORTHY AND I CAN DO THIS IF I MAKE MYSELF DO THIS!!
Chris L. For the past 2-3 years, I had been cycling through at-home beach body workouts like T25, P90x3, Insanity, and Body Beast, but I wasn't getting the results I was hoping for. I decided to try a free class at Woo's. My first class, I was in rough shape 15 minutes into it. It was brutal, but I felt great, and accomplished afterwards. After taking a class here and there, I decided to start going 4 times a week. After 7 weeks of combining a healthier diet with going 4-5 times a week, I'm down 10 pounds (started as a thick 183, now a lean 173), I'm as lean as I've ever been, and my conditioning is light years ahead of what it was when I first started. I don't plan of stopping any time soon. The professors are great and will help you any way they can and everyone that goes is very positive and supportive. Overall, an amazing place. I highly recommend it!
Jenn M. This class was amazing! Such great people and instructors. It was my first time and cannot wait to go back!
Tracey M. Where to start without sounding generic.....welcoming, genuine people here!!! Roger and Barbara Woo are the real deal! In a town where there's an abundance of places to join kickboxing, Woo surpasses them all!! I've spent way too much time and money trying other studios only to feel like all they cared about was my checkbook. Finally, I've found the perfect studio!!! Give them a try for yourself or your kids, you will NOT be sorry!
Ben F. Hands down the best academy around. Roger and Barbara are great professors and will always push you to new heights in physical fitness. The kickboxing class is the best cardio I have had. Roger is also a great BJJ professor and part of Brazilian Top Team, this is a top notch BJJ school.
Marty L. I have been going to Woo for over 2 years and I can honestly say it is the best gym I have ever joined. Whether you are a beginner or a hard core gym rat you will fit in here! The owners make a point to introduce themselves to you the first day you walk in so you immediately feel welcomed. The people that go to Woo to train are the nicest people you will ever meet. You will get the encouragement and support you need to reach your goals and the motivation to keep coming back every day. Believe me when I tell you that it's like no other gym around. Professor Roger Woo and Barbara Woo are the BEST trainers you will ever meet! They will help you get into the best shape of your life. If you are looking for a gym that will help you reach your goals and make it easy to keep coming back this is the place to be!
Tanya B. Very satisfied. I am pushed more here than at any gym. And Barbara and Roger truly care about each and every person here. Love the new challenges. First time I've ever been excited to workout!
Paula S. Super happy I came to try a free class! The classes are fun, super challenging. I am learning a lot about maintaining a balanced diet, kickboxing, and conditioning. Woo Kickboxing has a great weekly schedule that fits into my busy lifestyle. Roger and Barbara are great instructors and great people...Love it!
Karen T. I know one of the owners...Barbara Woo. She is an amazing person with very high integrity. Barbara is extremely dedicated to helping people become the best that they can be while staying healthy. I would highly recommend her training to anyone.
Heidi Lyn B. Roger and Barbara are by far the best trainers and teachers I’ve ever worked with. They take the time to listen to your needs and make their classes easy to modify. Not only that, their classes are so much FUN! They will push you to your limit and then push you a little further, and you’ll be surprised what you can accomplish!! I loved working out at Woo here in NH, and I know their academy will be just as successful in FL!
Valorie B. Great place, great work out, amazing people (Woo family) !
Erin H. I can't say enough wonderful things about this place. Roger and Barbara Woo, husband and wife owners, are so genuine and so encouraging to everyone who walks through their door. Their adult kickboxing class is great for ALL fitness levels- anyone can join at any time, without fear of being judged. I've actually sustained injuries doing classes at other places, but this is a very safe place to work out. There is a wonderful padded floor (which is easier on bad knees) and they always incorporate lots of stretching into the workouts. I've been coming here for about three years, and I've never felt so comfortable working out anywhere. They somehow make a very challenging workout lots of fun!
Roger began his martial arts journey in 1995. He has been a long time student of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, as well as an accredited instructor in MMA. He has trained with some of the best MMA and BJJ instructors in the world. With over 20 years of training in the martial arts, Roger can help you achieve your goals in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Kickboxing, MMA, self-confidence, or physical fitness. Roger has also studied the following disciplines with World Class Instructors all over the country: Muay Thai Kickboxing, Wrestling, Boxing, Judo, Kali, Sambo, Ed Parker Kenpo Karate, JKD, and Shooto. In March 2006, Roger started a job as Matchmaker for Combat Zone MMA, a company that promoted Mixed Martial Arts events in Massachusetts. In April 2006, after a grueling effort, he was able to coordinate New Hampshire’s first MMA event! He was matchmaker with them for a dozen events starting from Combat Zone 13 ending with Combat Zone 24. Then in 2008, he tried his hand at promoting his own MMA events with his wife Barbara Woo. Together they produced three shows with their own company “CageFight MMA”. Since then, they retired from promoting events and concentrated their efforts in teaching classes and growing their academy. He has taught BJJ to numerous Law Enforcement officials in 5 different jurisdictions in NH. After receiving his Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt in 2011, he and his wife, opened their own school "Woo Kickboxing Academy" and with the blesssings of his instructors, became an Affiliate school of Brazilian Top Team.
* Awarded 3rd Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu,
Professor Daniel Gazzoni 8/2020
* Awarded 2nd Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu,
* Awarded 1st Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu,
* Became an Official Affiliate School of Brazilian Top Team Boston, April 2012
* Awarded Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu,
* Awarded Purple Belt in the Miletich Fighting Systems,
Pat Miletich 2008
* Awarded Level 3 Instructor in the Miletich Fighting Systems,
Pat Miletich 2008
* Awarded Black Belt in the Mixed Martial Arts Program,
New England Academy of Martial Arts 4/1999
NH’s “Queen of Cardio”, Barbara Woo, started training at the young age of 6 with Ballet. At 15 she was teaching classes and by the time she was 19, was performing with big dance companies. Her martial arts training began in 2003. She started with Thai Kickboxing then added Mixed Martial Arts & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 2005. In 2007 she fought in New Hampshire’s first Mixed Martial Arts event. She is officially licensed as NH’s first Female MMA Fighter! Starting in 2007, Barbara and Roger have been teaching and constantly perfecting their Kickboxing program. Finally, in April 2012 they open their own gym - Woo Kickboxing Academy in Londonderry, NH. That summer, she decides to try her hand at weight training. After seeing a poster about a bodybuilding competition, she enters two different women's figure competitions and 5 divisions. Unbelievably, she places in all 5 classes her first time competing! After five years of competition, she's completed 16 shows and placed at all of them. She also won 3 Pro Cards in 3 different classifications! Barbara has since retired from competition and now completed her certifications in Personal Training, Sports Nutrition and Life Coaching.
* Winner of the Carwood Ballet Scholarship.
* Taught Ballet for 30 yrs. Danced with the Boston Ballet
and the New England Repertoire.
* Awarded the Rank of Black Belt in Woo Kickboxing,
Roger Woo 12/2007
* Awarded the Rank of Blue Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu,
Roger Woo 5/2007
* 2012 Granite State Open Bodybuilding & Figure Championships: 2nd Place Masters Women Figure, 3rd Place Novice Women Figure
* 2012 INBF “Monster Mash” Bodybuilding, Bikini, Figure, & Fit Body Championships: 2nd Place Masters Women Figure, 4th Place Fit Body Tall, 5th Place Open Women Figure Tall
* 2015 Granite State Open Bodybuilding, Bikini & Figure Championships: 1st Place Masters Women Figure & Pro Card Winner, 2nd Place Women Open Figure
* 2015 WNBF Monster Mash Bodybuilding, Bikini, Figure, and Fit Body Championships: 3rd Place Women Open Figure, 3rd Place Women Open Fit Body
* 2015 WNBF World Championships: 1st Place Women Open Figure & Pro Card Winner, 2nd Place Women Open Fit Body
* 2016 INBF Northeast Classic: 2nd Place Women Open Fit Body
* 2016 WNBF Natural Yankee Classic: 1st Place Women Open Fit Body & Pro Card Winner, 1st Place Women Masters Fit Body
* 2017 Pro Cup Autumn Explosion: 2nd Place Pro Open Figure
* 2017 WNBF World Championships: 5th Place Pro Fit Body
"I can do this if I make myself do this!"
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