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Boxing is a combat sport where two participants compete against each other.

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Boxercise

An Overview of Boxing

England Boxing are the sport's national governing body. It also represents England as a member of the Amateur International Boxing Association (AIBA) and the European Boxing Council (EUBC).

As a National Governing Body, England Boxing is responsible for all the administration, development and promotion of amateur boxing throughout England. England Boxing is a non-profit organisation and is thus overseen by a board of directors and a boxing council, who are responsible for all rules and regulations for the sport in England.

Benefits

  • Increases self-confidence and self-esteem
  • High Intensity Exercise, great for cardiovascular fitness

Costs

A good pair of beginnner's boxing gloves can be yours for around £20; you'll also need hand wraps (£5) to go underneath. If you get on to head sparring you'll need a head guard (£30) and a gumshield (£5). You can spar in your trainers to begin with but if you want the proper boxing boots you'll have to fork out around £30.

Club costs vary greatly.

Involvement

The best way to start boxing is to find a beginners session at a local club, or try www.englandboxinginsight.com/clubs/finder

Equipment

All you need to get started is some gloves and a punchbag/padded glove

Facts

  • Great Britain's Nicola Adams became the first female boxer to win an Olympic gold medal, beating Chinese great Ren Cancan in the flyweight final in London 2012.

Find Boxing Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

National Governing Bodies

England Boxing

Contact Name
ABAE head office
Contact Email
enquiries@englandboxing.org
Contact Telephone
0114 223 5654

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Far Cotton Amateur Boxing Club

Far Cotton Amateur Boxing Club is a friendly, hardworking gym where you can learn boxing skills, keep fit and have fun. Whether you want to box or just gain fitness we cater for all.

Kings Heath Boxing Club

Kings Heath Boxing Club welcome all to try out our activities. We have sessions to suit everyone, whether you want to get fit, keep fit, box as a hobby or become one of Kings Heath Boxing Club's multiple national and international champions.

Womens Boxing Northampton

A women only boxing session at Far Cotton Boxing Club. Learn to box, get fit, have fun!

Daventry Phoenix Sports Academy

At DPSA, we have three departments that cover: Multi-Sport, Gymnastics & Trampolining. Our new facility is recently refurbished and fitted with great equipment.

Kettering School of Boxing

Kettering School of Boxing was formed in the late 1990s by Club Secretary Clive Hall and Head Coach Clive Hogben and has since grown from strength to strength. The club's mission statement is: "Working within the community with champions in the making".

University of Northampton Students' Union

Various University sports clubs ranging from Volleyball to Cheerleading.

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Club Support Officer – East Midlands

http://www.englandboxing.org/aba/

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