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IRON BOXING FACILITY

Christopher Argenti Matthew Jaremcak


Table of Contents Content Introduction History and Background Mission statement Two of the Most Popular Programs Offered Code of Ethics Flow Chart and Explanation of Jobs Hiring Practices Resumes Running a Meeting Job Performance Evaluation Job Performance Evaluation Form Operational Budget Purchase Orders Example Purchase Order Inventory Liability Terms Emergency Action Plan Waver News Letter Facility Design Summary

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INTRODUCTION Boxing is a competitive sport that has regained its popularity in recent years. In the past, boxers such as Sugar Ray Lenard, Mike Tyson and Rocky Marciano had led the charge for the sport in order to reach an audience. Today boxers such as VitalyKhlitchko and Floyd Mayweather have taken the sport on their backs in order to preserve a once dying brand. Boxing entails two people engaging in a contest of strength, speed, reflexes, endurance and will by throwing punches with gloves.

Amateur boxing is where each and every boxer starts their journey. The Olympics, Turning Professional or just taking it up as a hobby are the next steps you take when you walk into a boxing facility and train. Boxing is supervised by a referee as well as your trainers and doctors over a series of one- to three-minute intervals called rounds. The ending is decided when an opponent is deemed incapable to continue by a referee, is disqualified for breaking a rule, resigns by throwing in a towel, or is pronounced the winner or loser based on the judges' scorecards at the end of the contest. If you choose to take this sport up as a hobby, training and sparring would be your only activities that you partake in.

This manual addresses the following areas: * History * Philosophy * Code of Ethics * Program Variety You also will be made aware of the following dealing directly with our facility; more details pertaining, to their facility included:

* Flow Charts * Job Descriptions / Resumes

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* Evaluations * Budget * Inventory * Liability / Insurance Lastly, we have attached our up to date Newsletter which keeps all our athletes up to date as well as peek the curiosity of outsiders who have a desire to pick up the sport of Boxing.

HISTORY AND BACKGROUND OF IRON BOXING FACILITY The date was January 22nd, 6pm Tuesday early evening. I was walking to my 1st class; I decided to get back into the school system in order to become an Athletic Director. As I walked in class I sat down next to Matt without even knowing who he was, I didn’t know anyone but he seemed normal so I sat down. As the class progressed thru-ought the semester we began to get to know each other, sharing laughs and even becoming partners for this project. One day walking to our cars we talked about how great it would be / feel to win the lottery. At the time the Power Ball was over 700 Million dollars so just for fun we decided to go half on a ticket then went home to our respected families. The next morning I received a text from Matt, we had won the jackpot and there was only one ticket sold. At first I did not believe him but when I checked the newspaper and the lottery website, Matt and I were the next Power Ball Millionaires. We contemplated dropping the class, we were millionaires, but quietly we agreed to use the money to help everyone with a specific purpose. There was much to choose from, examples of ideas included: 

Donating to Charity

Opening a “Super Gym” that would include all activities

Buy an Island

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The choices were endless, we had all this money, but what could we do? After a brief conversation talking about the recent Pacquiao knockout, we looked at each other and decided to open up a state of the art boxing facility due to the fact that a sport we both love watching is slowing dying. Inspiration also came from television; we saw a warehouse that had every fun activity for kids to play in. Activities included skate ramps, foam pits, zip lines, name it this warehouse had fun written all over it. We had our idea; we had our inspiration now we just needed to make it work. We relied on Dr. Juniu class to help us start our business. She was able to walk us through everything we needed especially when it came to crossing our T’s and dotting our I’s. We owe her so much for her teaching we even named our Lady Locker Room after her, The Dr. Juniu Locker Room. Located on the water in Hoboken New Jersey, ladies and gentleman, Welcome to “Iron” Boxing Facility. This facility is unlike any other every boxing facility you have seen. Two floors of non-stop programs geared to help men, women and children learn and experience a new sport to help promote health and fitness and create a lifestyle for everyone who is a member.

Mission Statement Iron Boxing Facility’s goal is to provide the community with a safe and healthy environment to learn the art of boxing for men, women and children. We are a drug and alcohol free establishment. We emphasize the importance of team work, good sportsmanship, and fair play. We encourage the members to improve mentally, emotionally, socially, spiritually and physically to be an all-around better person and athlete. We encourage individuals and families to lead healthier lifestyles and assist them in reaching their goals. We strive to touch the lives of as many individuals as possible with the positive benefits of boxing. They will increase muscle mass and decrease body fat by adhering to our special exercise and healthy eating programs. IBF believes in a code which consists of the importance of respect, honor, dignity and courage. 5


Two of the most Popular Programs that are offered Iron Boxing Facility is a boxing facility where boxing is taught is a safe area. There are separate classes for youth through adult, for both men and women. With our trained and experienced boxing coaches teaching members the proper form and discipline of boxing, we are able to teach in a safe and proper way the skills of boxing. All of our boxing instructors have been trained by coaches with many years of experience. Many of our boxing coaches have boxed in the past, which allows then coaches to better understand how to teach our members. Boxing sessions are 1 and a half hour long sessions 4 times a week. 1 hour is spent on boxing skills and drills; which may also include miniature boxing matches depending on skill level of members in the session as well as age. Half hour will be spent on increasing cardiorespiratory endurance as well as muscle strength and muscle endurance. Private boxing lessons are available for members at an additional cost at separate times. This includes only the boxing skills and drills not the muscle strengthening and muscle endurance time. The muscle strengthening and muscle endurance is being part of the weight strengthening part of IBF use; the use of this area is included in the membership fee. A second program that is available at IBF is kickboxing. Kick boxing is a weight loss program that is designed mainly for women at IBF; however, it is open to men as well. IBF’s kickboxing classes focus on muscle strength, muscle endurance as well as increasing cardiorespiratory endurance. Our kickboxing program is a one hour long class with most classes being in the morning. There are no minimum or maximum amounts of classes that a member must take part in.

Code of Ethics The code of ethics at Iron Boxing Facility can be described by using the four ideals which we have designed into our mission statement; respect, honor, dignity and courage. These words are 6


emblazoned on our facility’s walls. Quotes from famous boxers and other athletes further illustrate these four ideals. RESPECT - Respect is not given, Respect is earned. We teach this to each member at Iron Boxing Facility. We try to instill respect into each member at IBF, respect for others as well as respect for oneself. At IBF, we teach our members that we must respect others no matter what their point of views are. By doing this, IBF members will be able to learn more about themselves. HONOR – At Iron Boxing Facility, we teach our members that we must Honor the sport of boxing for its history as well at the dangers that can occur from engaging in this event. DIGNITY – Iron Boxing Facility teaches Dignity. One becomes proud of oneself as learning the art of boxing makes one’s body physically fit and healthy. COURAGE – Courage is not only the ability to standup to and protectsyourself against danger, but the ability to standup for those who can’t standup for themselves. Boxing and Kickboxing are both taught at Iron Boxing Facility, these are two ways to defended yourself in the face of physical danger, however at IBF, we teach our members to also stand up for those who are weak or scared.

Flow Chart and Explanation of 3 Jobs Owners

Boxing Coach

Assistant Boxing Coach

Assistant Boxing Coach

Personal Trainer

Kick Boxing Coach

Dietitians

Cycling Coach

Athletic Trainer

Assistant Athletic Trainer

Student Athletic Trainer

Secretaries

Child Care

Maintenance

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Head Boxing Coach – The boxing coach’s responsibilities included educating participants in boxing programs. The head boxing coach is also responsible for educating the assistant boxing coaches. The boxing coach is also responsible for setting up boxing matches on fight nights. Athletic Trainer – The responsibilities of the athletic trainer include immediate medical care, chronic injuries and rehabilitation of injuries. The head athletic trainer is in charge of the assistant athletic trainer and student athletic trainers from the surrounding colleges. During regular operating hours, the athletic trainer is in charge of assessing injuries and determining whether the injury needs more medical attention than what can be given at that time. The athletic trainer goes over the Emergency Action Plan every 6 months. Secretaries – The secretaries at Iron Boxing Facility are in charge of the budget, so they all work with Microsoft Work and Power Point. The secretaries at IBF are in charge of overseeing child care. They will also keep track of affiliated organizations who utilize coaches and facilities for a fee (ex. schools, teams, scouts).

Jobs At Iron Boxing Facility, we hire qualified personal for each position. Each employee first sends in a resume and then must go through an interview. The owners have attached their resumes from before they became the owners of Iron Boxing Facility:

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Christopher P Argenti 275 Sussex Road Wood-Ridge, NJ 07075 Phone: 201.539.1312 Email: christopherargenti@gmail.com

Professional Profile: Dedicated, resourceful and innovative instructor who supports colleagues and administration in facilitating each child’s social and intellectual growth by creating an atmosphere of mutual respect and open communication.Encourages socialization, sportsmanship, and team spirit. Motivates students so physical fitness will be an enjoyable part of life.

Education and Certification: Bachelor Degree in Science: Catawba College Salisbury, NC 2001 Major: Education

Masters Degree in Education: St. Peters College Jersey City, NJ 2007 Focus on Teaching

Handicapped Certification: Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ 07043 September 2008- Present

Selected Skills and Accomplishments: o

o o o o o o o

Founded the below teams/clubs:  Bowling Club 2002-present  Billiards Club 2002-present  Soccer Team (intramural) 2006-present  Softball Team 2006-present  Basketball Team (intramural) 2009-present Served as head coach for above Teams/Clubs Assistant coach for Cross Country Team and Golf Club Arranged schedules and created competitive workouts for all Teams/Clubs Developed the “Healthy Lunch Program” for kids with disabilities Created and executed “The Million Calorie Goal” which is a school wide initiative program promoting Health Awareness Recognized the need for appropriate pacing to ensure all students, regardless of disability were able to understand lessons Developed an innovative health & physical education curriculum to instruct special needs students as well as higher level students 9


o o

Used unconventional methods to teach students about Health and the importance of Physical Education Maintained a productive learning environment by making classroom rules clear and holding students accountable for their actions and implementing consistent and fair consequences

Student/Parent Relations o o o o

Cultivated parent involvement through consistent written and verbal communication including social networking tools such as twitter. Talent for captivating students’ interest learning by providing training, support and guidance Planned numerous extracurricular activities, including trips to NBA and NHL games, coordinating transportation and chaperoning students Implemented bi-yearly dances to encourage social activity amongst students

Experience in Education: Full Time Teacher, Heath/Physical Education (grades 9-12)

The Craig Upper School 200 Comly Road Lincoln Park, NJ 07035 2001-present

Physical Education & Health Department Head The Craig Upper School 200 Comly Road Lincoln Park, NJ 07035 2010-present

Ramapo Country Day Camp 600 Saddle River Road Airmont, NY 10952 Basketball Specialist (ages 6-7) Summer of 2007

Certificates and Awards: Teacher of the Year 2004 Member of Kappa Delta Pi at St Peter’s College 10


Volunteer Work: Organized Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund at Craig School Active participant in yearly Craig School Fundraising activities

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Matthew Jaremcak 7 Troll Lane Rockaway, N.J. 07866 Cell phone 973-229-7972 mjaremcak@hotmail.com Education:

9/09 to 5/12

William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ Major: Athletic Training Cumulative and Major GPA:3.002 Expected graduation date: May 2012

1/05-5/05,

County College of Morris, Randolph, NJ

5/06-6/06,

May 2009, Associates Degree in Exercise Science

9/07-5/09

Cumulative GPA: 3.059

Experience:

2010 to 2012

Philadelphia Passion, LFL, Conshohocken, PA Worked with athletes under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer. Duties included prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of athlete’s injuries.

9/09 to present

William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ Athletic Training Student Performed athletic training duties which included prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of college aged athletes. The teams from NCAA Division III athletes included athletes in the following sports; football, field hockey, men’s and women’s basket ball, men’s and women’s swimming, men’s baseball, and women’s softball.

Participated in rotation with a Chiropractors office,Valley Hospital Sports Institute, an orthopedic surgeon; and Velocity Sports Performance. 1/11-5/11

Westwood High School, Westwood, NJ 12


Athletic Training Student Performed athletic training duties which included prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of high school aged athletes. The teams included men’s and women’s basketball, wrestling, boy’s and girl’s winter/spring track, boy’s baseball, and girl’s softball.

8/11-12-11

Montville High School, Montville, NJ Athletic Training Student Performed athletic training duties which included prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation of high school aged athletes. The teams included football, girl’s volleyball, field hockey, boy’s and girl’s cross country, wrestling, boy’s and girl’s winter track, andboy’s and girl’s basketball. Assisted with preseason football equipment fitting and wrestling weigh-ins.

2001 to present

Winnebago Boy Scout Camp, Rockaway, NJ Started as a merit badge instructor of 4 non eagle required merit badges and 3 eagle required merit badges.Became an area director of Field Sports, then Handicraft. Increased to working in the dining hall as assistant cook, the next year increasing to head cook. This year I will be commissioner, working with program and camp directors.

3/11

Special Olympics New Jersey Basketball Sectionals, Morristown, NJ Volunteer First Aider

8/10, 8/12

East Brunswick Soccer Club, 30th Annual Labor Day Tournament, East Brunswick, NJ First Aider

6/10

New Jersey Summer Special Olympics Games, Ewing, NJ Volunteer First Aider

Certifications and Professional Activities:

Advanced First Aid Certification BSA Lifeguard Certification, July 2009, July 2012 13


Attended Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey Annual Conference, March 2010, March 2012 Attended Concussion Seminar sponsored by Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, NJ, April, 2011

Achievements Eagle Scout, May 2002

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At Iron Boxing Facility, when someone comes in for an interview there are multiple individuals who ask question of the interviewee. Some of the questions that are asked are about strengths and weakness of the applicant, why they want to work at IBF and what they can bring to IBF to improve the program. During the interview there are questions that are asked to throw the potential applicant off and see how they react; such as what is your favorite soda and why. Before the interview is over the person being interviewed is allowed to ask any questions they may have. If the applicant seems like they would make a good fit at Iron Boxing Facility then salary would be discussed and a job offer would be made.

Meetings Meetings at Iron Boxing Facility are run like meetings at other business. On the first Monday of the month, each department has a meeting within itself. Then on the second Monday of every month, a meeting with the head of all of the departments is held with the owners; Boxing Coach, Medical, Front Office, and Maintenance. All of the meetings at IBF follow the same basic format; a quick discussion of what was covered in the previous months meetings, if there were any goals set and whether they were met or not. Then any new business is discussed. At IBF, at least one positive thing and one constructive idea thing must be said from each department head about their department. This allows for better growth in the future. The meeting ends with what goals and objectives can be set to be accomplished by the next month’s meeting.

Job Performance Evaluations Job evaluations are very important at Iron Boxing Facility, they allow the employees to see how they are working and how well they are able to improve the program. During an evaluation at IBF, if an employee is not doing well, then they are able to see where they need to work harder. Evaluations are

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also helpful in seeing which employee is deserving of a raise and which employees are not. Below is Job Evaluation form that Iron Boxing Facility uses.

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Iron Boxing Facility

Job Evaluation

Name:_______________________________________________________________________ Evaluation Period:______________________________________________________________ Title:____________________________________________Date:_________________________

Performance Planning and Results Performance Review    

Use a current job description. Rate the person’s level of performance, using the definitions below. Review with employee each performance factor used to evaluate his/her work performance Give an overall rating in the space provided, using the definitions below as a guide.

Performance Rating Definitions The following rating must be used to ensure commonality of language and consistency on overall rating: (there should be supporting comments to justify rating of “Outstanding: “Below Expectations” and “Unsatisfactory”) (5) Outstanding

Performance is consistently superior

(4) Exceeds Expectations

Performance is routinely above job requirements

(3) Meets Expectations

Performance is regularly competent and dependable

(2) Below Expectations

Performance fails to meet job requirements on a frequent basis

(1) Unsatisfactory

Performance is consistently unacceptable

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Knowledge of Work- Consider employee’s skill level, knowledge and understanding of all phases of the job and those requiring improved skills and/or experience.

Planning and Organizing – Consider how well the employee defines goals for personal performance; how well work tasks are organized and priorities established; and the amount of supervision required to achieve it. Customer Relations – Consider how well the employee interacts in dealing with internal staff, external customers and vendors; employee projects a courteous manner.

Quality of Work – Consider the accuracy and thoroughness in completing work assignments. Consider the individual’s incomplete assignments.

Quantity of Work – Consider the volume of work completed in relation to assigned responsibilities. Consider the ability to meet and stay on schedule and the proper use of work time Dependability – Consider how well employee complies with instructions and performs under unusual circumstances; consider record of attendance and punctuality.

Outstanding Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Below Expectations Unsatisfactory NA Outstanding Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Below Expectations Unsatisfactory NA Outstanding Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Below Expectations Unsatisfactory NA Outstanding Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Below Expectations Unsatisfactory NA Outstanding Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Below Expectations Unsatisfactory NA Outstanding Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Below Expectations Unsatisfactory NA

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Acceptance of Responsibility – Consider the manner in which the employee accepts new and varied work assignments, and assumes personal responsibility for completion.

Self-Initiative – Consider how well employee demonstrates resourcefulness, independent thinking and the extent to which employee seeks additional challenges and opportunities on their own. Teamwork – Consider how well this individual gets along with fellow employees, respects the rights of other employees and shows a cooperative spirit.

Safety – consider this individual’s work habits and attitudes as they apply to working safely. Consider their contribution to accident prevention, safety awareness and ability to care for equipment and keep workspace safe and tidy. Overall Rating

Outstanding Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Below Expectations Unsatisfactory NA Outstanding Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Below Expectations Unsatisfactory NA Outstanding Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Below Expectations Unsatisfactory NA Outstanding Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Below Expectations Unsatisfactory NA Outstanding Exceeds Expectations Meets Expectations Below Expectations Unsatisfactory NA

Employees Comments:

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Budget This is the Operational Budget for Iron Boxing Facility; it includes the final operating cost from 2012 as well as the expected operating cost for 2013. Iron Boxing Facility has solar panels on its roof which power the facility as well as produce the extra electricity which is being sold back to the community for a profit. The initial cost of the solar panels was expensive to install however, after selling the excess electricity to the community, they have paid for themselves in 1 year. Actual2012 Expected2013

78101 78004 78005 78006 78007 78008 78009

Revenue Dues/ Other Instruction Solar Energy Rent Facility Out Store Affiliations with Schools and Other Programs Fight Nights Child Care

$ 42,754.10 $ 45,000.00 $ 7,500.00 $ 24,521.00 $ 9,500.00

$ $ $ $ $

$ 24,000.00 $ 187,500.00

$ 36,000.00 $ 300,000.00

$ 340,775.10

$ 529,433.95

$ 164,191.45 $ $ 272,195.60 $ 100,000.00

$ 500.00 $ $ 72,195.60 $ 100,000.00

$ 23,000.00 $ 500.00

$ 22,500.00 $ 500.00

Total

$ 59,887.05

$ 95,695.60

Revenue - Expense

$ -219111.95

$ 133738.35

Total

79001 79002 79003 79004 79005 79006 79007

Expenditure Capital Electrical Salary Insurance Building/Land Store Maintenance

92,433.95 50,000.00 13,500.00 28,000.00 9,500.00

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Purchase Order At Iron Boxing Facility replacing broken or out dated equipment is important for safety as well as keeping the members from getting bored with the old equipment. IBF keeps up with the new forms of boxing and health equipment, which allows IBF to be at the forefront of the Boxing and health fields. Below is an example of a resent purchase order that IBF used for a boxing ring, boxing heavy bags boxing speed bags, gloves and stationary bikes.

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Iron Boxing Facility

PURCHASE ORDER:

123 Fake Street Las Vegas, NV 89109 1-800-867-5309

VENDOR:

Date:

4 - 30 - 13

Requested By: Department:

IRON

Management

SHIP TO:

EVERLAST

Iron Boxing Facility

Titleboxing.com

123 Fake Street

Proboxing Equipment.com

Las Vegas, NV 89109

Bikes DIRECT.com

1-800-867-5309

Quantity

Description

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Title Boxing Competition Ring 24x24 TRADITIONAL HEAVY BAGS Leather (150 lbs) Title Black ProSpeed Bag 7x10 Pro Fight Gloves “TITLE” Windsor Wellington Bikes

12 12 50 20

Cost Each

TOTAL:

Total Cost

$ 7,999.00

$ 63,992.00

$ 249.99

$ 2,999.88

$ 79.99

$ 959.88

$ 79.99 $ 699.00

$ 3,999.50 $ 13,980.00 $ 85,931.26

DEPARTMENT HEAD APPROVAL: ___________________________________ DATE: ____4-30-13______ *DIRECTOR APPROVAL: __________________________________________DATE: _____4-30-13______ BUSINESS OFFICE APPROVAL: _____________________________________ DATE: _____4-30-13_____ * OVER $500 REQUIRES DIRECTOR’S APPPROVAL

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

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The inventory for Iron Boxing Facility contains an ID number, the type of equipment, the price of the equipment when purchased and the amount of each item. The ID number allows the equipment to be located. The ID numbers are a 5 digit number, if the first two numbers are ‘11’ then the equipment is in the fitness center, if the first two numbers are ‘13’ then it’s medical. ID. Number Item Name 11001 Pro-Form Performance 600C Treadmill 11002 FreeMotion e5.5 Elliptical 11003 Endurance B2U Upright Exercise Bike 11004 Stamina Avari Easy Glide Rower 11005 StairMaster SM5 StepMill with 2 Window LCD Console 11006 Range Rubber Hex Dumbbells pair - 100 lbs 11007 Range Rubber Hex Dumbbells pair - 95 lbs 11008 Range Rubber Hex Dumbbells Pair - 90 lbs 11009 Range Rubber Hex Dumbbells Pair - 85 lbs 11010 Range Rubber Hex Dumbbells Pair - 80 lbs 11011 Range Rubber Hex Dumbbells Pair - 75 lbs 11012 Range Rubber Hex Dumbbells Pair - 70 lbs 11013 Range Rubber Hex Dumbbells Pair - 65 lbs 11014 Range Rubber Hex Dumbbells Pair - 60 lbs 11015 Range Rubber Hex Dumbbells Pair - 55 lbs 11016 Range Rubber Hex Dumbbells Pair - 50 lbs 11017 Range Rubber Hex Dumbbells Pair - 45 lbs 11018 Range Rubber Hex Dumbbells Pair - 40 lbs 11019 Range Rubber Hex Dumbbells Pair - 35 lbs 11020 Range Rubber Hex Dumbbells Pair - 30 lbs 11021 Hexagon Solid Dumbbell Pair - 25 lbs 11022 Hexagon Solid Dumbbell Pair - 20 lbs 11023 Hexagon Solid Dumbbell Pair - 15 lbs 11024 Hexagon Solid Dumbbell Pair - 12 lbs 11025 Hexagon Solid Dumbbell Pair - 10 lbs 11026 Hexagon Solid Dumbbell Pair - 8 lbs 11027 Hexagon Solid Dumbbell Pair - 5 lbs 11028 CAP Barbell 7' Olympic Power Bar 11029 Apex Curl Bar 11030 Rubber Grip Olympic Plate 500lbs Weight Set with Bar (pair 45,35,25,20,5,2.5) 11031 Body Solid Chrome Handle Rubber Kettel Bell Set Singles 550lbs 11032 Body Solid Plater Loaded Pec Machine

Amount Owned 8 4 8 4 4 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 7 1 2 23


11033 11034 11035 11036 11037 12001 12002 12003 12004 12005 12006 12007 12008 12009 12010 12012 12013 12014 13001 13002 13003 13004 13005 13006 13007 13008 13009 13010 13011 13012 13013 13014 13015 13016 13017 13018 13019 13020 13021 13022 13023

Body Solid Pro Club Line Leg Press Body Solid Pro Club Line Leg Curl Body Solid Pro Club line 2 Leg Extension Body Solid Pro Club Line Lat/Mid Row Body Solid Leverage Shoulder Press TITLE Classic Boxing Ring - 24 feet (includes ropes, corner pads, stairs) Everlast Mantis Punching Mits Everlast 80lb PowercoreNevatear Heavy Bag Valor Speed Bag Valor Head Guard GoFit Weighted Speed Rope - 9' Adjustable Body Fit Medicine Ball Set (4,8,10,12,15,20,25) Adidas Adjustible Hurdle Body Solid Tools Plyo Box 12 inch Body Solid Tools Plyo Box 18 inch Body Solid Tools Plyo Box 24 inch Body Solid Tools Plyo Box 36 inch GoFit Combat Rope Scotsman Self Contained Ice Machine, 80 lb storage Plastic Ice Scoops, 82 oz. Whirlpool with 1/2 hp pump motor, 110 gal Clinton Industries Treatment Table, 72"L x 30:W Coverlet Adhesive Bandages 1" x 3", 300 per box Coverlet Adhesive Bandages Knuckle bandage, 100 per box Blood Pressure Monitor with Adult Cuff Intelect Legend Electrotherapy Systems 4-Channel & Ultrasound LIFE Start System, AED IRON DUCK Ultra-VueBackBoard Laerdal STIFNECK SELECT Cervical Collar Medco Sports Medicine Ice Bags; 10" x 18", 1500 per roll Whitehall Thermalator Heating Unit T-12 Chattanooga Hot Pacs 10" x 12" Chattanooga Hot Pacs 15" x 22" Chattanooga Terry Covers for HotPacs Chattanooga Hot Pack Tongs Blood Buster 32 oz. trigger sprayer Blood Buster 1 Gallon refill Igloo Heavy Duty Beverage Cooler, 10 gallon Portable Cooler Stand Gatorade Ice Chest, 60 quart Dell Insprion 660s Computer

2 2 2 2 2 6 5 10 6 10 15 2 24 2 2 2 2 4 1 3 2 10 10 10 2 3 5 2 8 15 2 16 4 22 2 10 10 15 10 5 6 24


14001 14002 14003 14004 14005 14006 14007

Super Stitch Spring Grip Mop Super Stitch Mop Head Brute Mop Bucket & Wringer BRUTE BROOM 24" Push Broom BRUTE BROOM Angle Broom BRUTE BROOM Dust Pan LG 2501C-G2 250-watt Solar Panels

8 15 6 5 10 10 64

Liability In today’s day and age where lawsuits are common, language can sometimes be confusing. Here are some common legal terms as well as Iron Boxing Facility’s Liability waiver form. Assumption of Risk– a legal defense in which the defendant shows that the plaintiff knew the dangers of the activity before they did the activity. The easiest way for a school to do this is by having the athletes, or parents sign an assumption of risk form prior to participation. Commission – the act of doing an action which occurs outside of an individual’s scope of training. Contributory Negligence – when the injured party has done something that contributed to the cause of his or her injury, such as the person not following directions or not wearing the proper safety equipment. Duty to Act – refers to duty of a party to take necessary action to prevent harm to another party or the general public. Good Samaritan Law – someone who renders aid in an emergency to an injured person or ill person who is a stranger. As long as the person giving the aid acts with in their training and is not obligated by law to do first aid, the individual giving first aid is not liable for any injuries which occur. Example being a broken rib during CPR.

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Negligence – occurs when a professional does or fails to do an act that another person would be expected to do. For negligence to occur, five parts must be found; duty, breach of duty owed, breach of the duty causing the injury (causation), proximate cause (foreseeable consequences, and damages or harm that is measurable. Omission – the action of excluding or leaving out something, which leads to injury. Title IX – a clause in the 1972 Education Act stating that no one shall because of sex be denied the benefits of any educational program or activity that receives direct federal aid. Tort – a legal wrong resulting in direct or indirect injury to another individual or to property or to one’s reputation.

Emergency Action Plan Boxing can be a dangerous activity, to help with Iron Boxing Facility’s legal responsibilities an Emergency Action Plan has been put into place. To keep the Emergency Action Plan simple and easy to read the important information is put into bullet form. The Emergency Action Plan covers injuries that can occur during normal activity, fight nights and fire emergencies: 

During regular operation hours, the on-site medical staff will determine injury severity. –

If an injury can be treated on site, it will be.

If an injury is determined to need further evaluation, the athlete will be given directions on how to find the correct doctor for the injury and for insurance purposes, whether in medical plan or not.

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In the case of an emergency where the athlete needs to be taken for emergency medical care, the athlete will be transported by ambulance, NOT ALLOWED TO DRIVE THEMSELVES OR BE DRIVEN BY ANOTHER PERSON.

In the event of an emergency, where an ambulance is needed during normal daily activity, not a fight night:

Medical staff will stay with athlete

Secretaries will meet EMT’s at main entrance and direct them where to go.

If an emergency occurs during a boxing match: –

Ambulances will be at venue for safety.

Security will keep area clear and a path open for EMT’s

In case of fire, all individuals inside building must exit quickly, but in a safe manner, at the nearest emergency exit. There are 8 emergency exits in the facility and the main entrance/exit in the front of the gym. There is a main route and an alternate route posted on all the walls

Cleaning of any organic/body materials will be cleaned up by OSHA guidelines. The most important part of the Emergency Action Plan, is that it will be gone over every 6 months

and practiced at that time. Below is the waver that Iron Boxing Facility has each member fill out and sign before they are allowed to join. The IBF waver has emergency contacts as well as a number of sections including: Insurance, Medical Treatment, and Assumption of Risk.

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Iron Boxing Facility Liability Waiver Form for Boxing Programs

_________________________________________________ (participant’s name) _________________________________________________ (address) _______________________________________________________ (city, state, zip code) (_____)__________________ (phone number)

Emergency Contact: __________________________ (name) __________________________ (relationship to participant) (_____)___________________ (phone number)

This release and waiver of liability completed on (date) _____________ by _____________________ (participant, parent/guardian if under 18) releases IBF, City of Hoboken, employees and volunteers. The Boxer desires to voluntarily engage in the everyday work out provided by the IBF, scored and regulated boxing competition or sparring session that the participant is in.

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Boxer understands that the scope of Boxer’s relationship with the Administrator and the Facility is limited to the use of this facility and for the purpose of the boxing competition. The Administrator and the Facility are not responsible for the health and wellbeing of the Boxer. Boxer is responsible for his own insurance coverage in the event of personal injury or illness as a result of the boxing competition.

1. Waiver and Release: I, the Boxer, release and forever discharge and hold harmless IBF, City of Hoboken, employees, volunteersand its successors and assigns from any and all liability, claims, and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, which arise or may hereafter arise from the boxing competition. I understand and acknowledge that this Release discharges IBF, City of Hoboken, employees and volunteers from any liability or claim that I may have against IBF, City of Hoboken, employees and volunteerswith respect to bodily injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from the boxing competition or occurring while my child is engaged in the boxing competition.

2. Insurance:I understand that IBF, City of Hoboken, employees and volunteersdo not assume any responsibility for or obligation to provide me with financial or other assistance, including, but not limited to medical, health or disability benefits or insurance of any nature in the event of my injury, illness, death or damage to my property. I expressly waive any such claim for compensation or liability on the part of Administrator and Facility in the event of such injury or medical expenses incurred by myself.

3. Medical Treatment: I hereby Release and forever discharge IBF, City of Hoboken, employees and volunteersfrom any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any firstaid treatment or other medical services rendered in connection with an emergency during my participation in the boxing competition.

4. Assumption of Risk: I understand that the boxing competition may include activities that may be hazardous to me including, but not limited to those activities commonly engaged in during boxing competition, involving inherently dangerous activities. As a participant, I hereby expressly assume the risk of injury or harm from these activities and Release Administrator and Facility from all liability for injury, illness, death or property damage resulting from the boxing competition or occurring while I am engaged in the boxing competition.

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5. Photographic Release: I grant and convey to Administrator all right, title, and interest in any and all photographs, images, video, or audio recordings of me or my likeness or voice made by Administrator in connection with my engagement in the boxing competition.

6. Other: As a Boxer, I expressly agree that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of New Jersey and that this Release shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey. I agree that in the event that any clause or provision of this Release is deemed invalid, and enforceability of the remaining provisions of this Release shall not be affected.

7. Transportation (if under 18):I give permission for my child to be transported in a motor vehicle driven by the individual identified to an event at the specified location on the date indicated. I understand that my child is expected to follow all applicable laws regarding riding in a motor vehicle and is expected to follow the directions provided by the driver and/or other adult volunteers.

I have read, understand, and discussed with my child that: (1) They will be traveling in a motor vehicle driven by an adult and they are to wear their safety-belt while traveling; (2) They are expected to respect each other, the vehicles they ride in, and the people they travel with during the trip; (3) Riding in a motor vehicle may result in personal injuries or death from wrecks, collisions or acts by riders, other drivers, or objects; and (4) They are to remain in their seats and not be disruptive to the driver of the vehicle. I have read this entire waiver and permission form, fully understand it, and agree to be legally bound by its terms. Participant Name (print) _____________________________________________________ Participant Signature: ____________________________________________ Date: Parent/Guardian Name (if under 18): ___________________________________________ Parent/Guardian Signature: _______________________________________ Date: ________

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IRON Newsletter April / May Volume 1

Not even father time can stop the one and only B- Hop March 13, 2013 Written by: Andrew Picken In another display of defiance Hopkins now, (53-6-2, 32 KO wins) rolls back the years and defies the critics by comprehensively beating Tavoris Cloud, (won 24 (KO 19) - lost 1 (KO 0) – draw 0), to claim the IBF Light Heavyweight Title of the world on Saturday night. If there’s a nickname he would steal it would have to be PaulieMalignaggis “magic man” as B-Hop is still able to talk the talk and walk the walk, magic indeed at 48 years old! After losing to Chad Dawson in 2012, Hopkins made his way to the ring in his trademark balaclava exuberating his usual confidence and proving the doubters wrong – yet again to make history. Ironically breaking his own record he set in May 2011. Physically Hopkins looks immense sporting a physique many a 28 year old would be proud of let alone a 48 year old. It would suggest Hopkins lives the life, but more important is his positive mind set. Academics often points out that Psychology and physiology are intrinsically linked. If this is the case Hopkins is an A+ example. Hopkins defines the term “longevity” using an unusual skill set that has been perfected to out fox opponents rather that outbox them. Hopkins would ever admit that his body has slowed but the formula he has perfected is an adaptive style that can stand the test of time much longer than the

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laws of physiology ever could. He is a veteran of the sport, he has extracted a learning outcome from every one of his previous 52 fights to develop a strategy that aims to emphasize his strengths and expose his opponent’s weaknesses. He works with what he has, not what he hasn’t. Deep down he probably knows he doesn’t have the engine to outlast a younger, fresher guy but his greatest toolset in the twilight years of his illustrious career is his in-ring intelligence. With saying that not once did he look tired on Saturday. A sly old dog, he can still slip and slide, weave and run, hold the ring or fight on the back-foot. He executes this style in one of the most economical ways he can, he finds space to breathe, dictates the pace whilst appearing always dangerous and ultimately frustrating his opponent by being for the most part out of range. It can be said some of the fights aren’t the most exciting to watch, but he is able to find a way to win and has fine – tuned his skills to produce results which as a boxing fan I find quite fascinating. ADVERTISEMENTS:

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Facility Design First Floor

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Final Summary While working on the final project, team work and communication were the keys to our success. Only having two people in our group, that started out as a group of four, made for more work and responsibility for each member, but also benefitted us since we didn’t have to struggle to find common times to meet. We divided the work and e-mailed each other for input. Only having two people in our group made the final project easier and harder at the same time. It was harder because there was only one other person to go over the other person’s work and only one other person to bounce ideas back and forth. However, even with only two people in our group, some things were easier. The two biggest parts were easier communication and productivity. We did not have to try to get four people together to work on the project. Also, when you’re working in a big group, your ideas are not always heard or used, which can lead to one person becoming a less productive group member. We had no trouble communicating and felt we both pulled our weight for a productive and positive project.

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Iron Boxing Facility Management Project