What is Madd Handles?

Intense cardio, plymetrics, agility, and endurance come to play in this unique calorie-smashing workout. Unlike any group exercise class you’ve seen. Madd Handles®keeps the heart rate high while building real basketball handling skills that you can put to use on the court. While building strength, improving fast-twitch muscle reaction, and increasing agility, the class is shockingly simple to follow even for those who have never picked up a basket ball before! Students are focused on the ball, so the hour flies by, unlike some classes where they watch the clock while struggling through another set of reps. Whether or not your looking for a fun workout, a crazy calorie burn, or an edge in your next basketball game, Madd Handles®has you covered.

Classes are 60 minutes and combine various combination of the following:


  • Basic Basketball Fundamentals
  • Agility Drills
  • Coordinations Drills
  • Dribbling Drills
  • Strength Training
  • Plyometrics
  • Simple Dance Steps


FRANK O’DELL HOWARD is a powerful triple threat artist:

dancer. singer. actor.

Frank Odell Howard began his career teaching and performing in Los Angeles during the early 90s. Over the years he has taught at every top dance studio in Los Angeles giving him experience in both teaching, dance, and Choreography. Frank Odell Howard is also the creator of MADD Handles which is gaining both national and international attention. His dance credits include Usher, P-Diddy, Beyoncé, Missy Elliott, Toni Braxton, Backstreet Boys, N’Sync, Will Smith, Sisqo, Dru Hill, Prince, Tyrese, and many more. He has also appeared in movies such as Sister Act 2, Clock Stoppers, and Congo. Several celebrities have taken his class as well. This list includes Paula Abdul, Julia Roberts, Sandra Bullock, Ricky Lake, Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson, and the late Gregory Hines. “Hip Hop Groove” is an edgy yet smooth class to learn how to dance, get your groove back, or tighten your dance skills as a professional. Either way you are sure to have fun and get your sweat on to the latest hip hop/pop and R&B grooves.

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