Non-contact boxing sessions for seven to 15-year-olds
Boxcleva, winners of a Queens Award for Voluntary Service, is a community initiative which helps to promote safer neighbourhoods and wellbeing in young people. The aim of Boxcleva is to teach seven to fifteen-year-olds the discipline behind boxing including training, nutritional advice, and alcohol and smoking awareness sessions, the scheme also promotes a healthy, active lifestyle, ensuring they get the best possible start in life
All schemes are funded by Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service and local authorities and run for 40 weeks in the year, one day a week for two hours. Trainers are fully qualified by the Amateur Boxing Association of England and guest visitors have included British, Commonwealth, European and World boxing champions and Olympic medalists.
Boxcleva offers bronze, silver and gold assessments to give young people a sense of achievement and to raise their self-esteem and confidence.
Sessions take place:
- Wednesdays 5pm until 6.30pm at South Oxhey Amateur Boxing Club, Hallowes Crescent, South Oxhey
For more details contact lead trainer Jim Gentry on 07946 563132 or visit www.boxcleva.net.