UFC Personal Trainer Officially Announced

Although its existence has been known for a while, THQ have today officially announced UFC Personal Trainer for Kinect, Wii and Move. Designed by the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) with support from MMA training experts Mark DellaGrotte, Greg Jackson and Javier Mendez, the fitness routines and full programs included in UFC Personal Trainer will "deliver a challenging and motivating UFC fitness experience that includes the best and most effective exercises utilized by today’s renowned UFC fighters,"

The Kinect version will launch with exclusive features such as full body tracking and voice control to bring forth an "innovative and intense workout complete with immediate feedback on form and technique".

"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, 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."

The game features over 70 MMA and NASM-approved exercises, including moves from disciplines such as wrestling, kickboxing and Muay Thai, that are designed to improve strength, endurance and conditioning through use in a variety of routines that includes the best and most effective exercises utilized by today’s renowned UFC fighters.

Kinect will offer 9 unique routines on top of the 51 found within the game, each specialized to target specific muscle groups, as well as factor individual skill levels and fitness goals. Not only can you kick and punch authentic MMA training gear, with the true branded equipment exclusive to Kinect, but you can "hit the mitts against a variety of popular UFC personalities, including Kinect for Xbox 360 exclusive fighters Dan Hardy, Frank Mir, Diego Sanchez and Kenny Florian, in a variety of challenging rhythm and timing-based agility drills that utilize punching and kicking sequences."

UFC Personal Trainer will be available for Kinect, as well as Nintendo's Wii and Sony's Move in  June 2011. See the launch trailer below, courtesy of Xboxygen.

UFC Personal Trainer - Trailer by Xboxygen

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