UFC Personal Trainer Confirmed for June 2011
Written Thursday, April 07, 2011 By Richard WalkerView author's profile
UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System - to give it its full, convoluted title - has today been officially confirmed by THQ, bringing a fitness programme designed by the National Academy of Sports Medicine with support from leading MMA training experts and renowned UFC fighters, to Xbox 360 and Kinect.
MMA trainers Mark DellaGrotte, Greg Jackson and Javier Mendez have worked in collaboration with UFC fighters such as current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, current UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir, to ensure that the game's 60 fitness routines and programmes match the most challenging and motivating exercises adopted by today's stable of UFC pugilists.
Kinect will enable UFC Personal Trainer to utilise full-body tracking and voice commands for its intense workouts, while offering immediate feedback on your form and technique. You'll be punching off faces in no time with the game's help.
“UFC Personal Trainer delivers an authentic UFC fitness experience that is both fun and challenging while providing an intense workout,” said Danny Bilson, Executive Vice President, Core Games, THQ. “With the help of NASM and its Optimum Performance Training model, as well as the expertise of renowned MMA trainers Mark DellaGrotte, Greg Jackson and Javier Mendez, we are developing an original, high impact product that will help people around the world set and achieve their personal fitness goals.”
“We are excited to join forces with THQ on the development of UFC Personal Trainer,” said UFC President Dana White. “We want to give fans the opportunity to train like their favourite UFC athletes, and this product will enable people around the world to learn and utilise exercises to get real results.”
UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System, will be transforming flabby gamers into lean, mean fighting machines from June 2011. Check out the trailer below and 18 screens in the gallery.