Paul "Rocco" Sandalo


Born and raised in Stamford, CT, Paul Sandalo discovered fitness at the early age of 8. As a young child, he admired boxing and body building legends such as, Rocky Marciano, Muhammad Ali, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Franco Columbo and many more. He received his first weight set and punching bag before the age of 10 and never looked back. As a teenager, he was able to develop his natural talent and compete as a US amateur boxer. He traveled the country training with top boxing trainers with aspirations of becoming a pro. Sadly, life's trials and tribulations halted his dream. Nevertheless, through perseverence and a strong will to succeed, he was able turn his passion for fitness into a career.


Paul's credentials include working for various corporations in the fitness world such as, Equinox, NYSC, and Southport Racquet Club, all while owning Heavy Hitting Boxing & Fitness since the age of 18. He is certified thru The National Academy of Sports Medicine, National Endurance Trainer's Association, Internationl Sports Conditioning Association, AED and CPR certified, and USA Boxing Association.


The mission of Heavy Hitting Boxing and Fitness is to pass on the wisdom and experience of a 20 year career to all who want to acheive their health and fitness goals.

 Vinicius De Jesus


International title winning, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Certified Black Belt fighter, with 12 years of experience. Practiced boxing fighter and coach. Professional Mix Martial Arts Fighter.


Black Belt Certification - Federated FGJJ (Gaucho Federation of Jiu-Jitsu) – State (Brazil), Confederate CBJJ (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) – National (Brazil), BJJF – International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation


Fitness Assessments, One-on-one training, Group Exercise Sessions. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Mixed Martial Arts. Boxing, Self-Defense