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Martial Arts & Fitness. No Experience Necessary. All Levels & Ages Welcome.

Redefine Your Strength, Refine Your Skill


About Hardknox


Fashioned from the gritty streets of New York City, HardKnox was founded as an oasis to escape from the daily city grind even if it is for a moment. Like hieroglyphs the walls of our facility tell the story of our humble origin to inception which as a derivative we have only one goal and that is to give our members good care and comfort as they get what they are looking for from our services. 

Created from 30 + years of Martial Arts and Fitness experience, our programs of Martial Science and Functional Fitness here at HardKnox were designed to give our members the most from their workouts.


The concepts and principles for combat cultivated over centuries from various combative styles around the world forged into a skillful craft whether used in sport, recreation, or self defense. Every nation around the world had its own version of combat particular to its time and culture. No combat style is superior to another it is the practitioner that makes the style work. Martial Arts is an individuals expression of their journey through Martial Science from which it stems.  With 30+ years of experience the Sensei and co-owner of HardKnox Bonafide Warhawk is ready to tend to your needs within this service.


Fitness is the body's ability to move through space. Functional Fitness is the exercise of activities to encourage muscles and movements you may utilize in daily life by implementing various fitness training methods to acclimate the body to its natural functional movement patterns. With 20+ years as a master trainer in many gyms such as Equinox, New York Sports Club, and New York Health & Racquet, and 10+ years as an outdoor trainer Bonafide Warhawk the master trainer and co-owner of HardKnox brings this skill and knowledge as a personal fitness trainer to tend to your needs within this service.


At HardKnox we care to procure the best possible service for our members and take an upscale approach to our customer care.  With 20+ years of experience in customer care and hospitality in some of the most exclusive restaurants that catered to some of the most well-known personalities in the United States from Los Angeles to New York City head concierge and co-owner Aman Sadiyan is ready to tend to your needs in this service.


Our Team

At HardKnox, our highly experienced team of instructors brings over 30 years of combined martial arts and fitness experience to the table. Our unique programs of Martial Science and Functional Fitness are designed to take your skills and physical abilities to the next level. Meet our dedicated team and get started on your own fitness journey today!


"HardKnox Astoria is a game-changer. I have gone from 4 days a week in a traditional gym to two days of attending the Fight Fitness Bootcamp class. I really look forward to going and feel better than ever, while learning how to box. The instructors are knowledgable, friendly, and kind, while pushing you farther than you think you are capable of. I highly recommend this place to anyone who is serious about getting results in a great environment!"



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Step into a world of possibilities in our expansive 4,000 square foot facility, designed to host gatherings of 60 people or less. Whether you're planning a lively birthday bash, organizing a fun and energetic event, or seeking a space that caters to fitness influencers, our venue is the perfect choice. With its generous capacity and versatile layout, the options are limitless. From celebratory occasions to fitness-focused activities, your imagination sets the stage for an unforgettable experience. Discover the ideal setting for your next event and unlock the potential of our spacious facility. Book now and turn your vision into reality.


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