The after school class is a boxing skills and fitness class for young people aged 12-16.
The sessions involve teaching the basics of non contact amateur boxing, such as stance /guard and footwork and also all the related punches and defences, each lesson is well structured, which includes joint mobility, 1st phase warm up and stretch, fun and games prior to the non contact boxing lesson and of course a cool down and flexibility session at the end of the session.
Optional semi contact sparring is available for those that are ready and wish to do so.
Sessions are based around the ABA boxing award scheme.
The ABA boxing award scheme
The ABA Boxing Awards are designed as a 5 award scheme package, with the awards being Preliminary, Standard, Bronze, Silver and Gold. Each award lasts a total of 8 sessions, each session approx 45 minutes. On successful completion of each award there are ABA of England Certificate’s that can be presented to the young person.
Medals can also be presented upon completing bronze, silver, gold and platinum awards.
Each student has a booklet to follow for each level of the awards, the booklet contains information and exercise questions which they need to complete in order to pass the award.