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Boxing classes are growing in popularity across the UK. Traditionally boxing has been male dominated, but this is rapidly changing. Almost 40% of boxing gyms now have classes that specifically cater for women and girls.
Boxing training focuses on a range of flexible techniques such as attacking and defending simultaneously against a closer-positioned opponent, making boxing a fast fighting art. It differs from many traditional martial arts which can have more structured techniques.
Attending boxing classes is a fun recreational activity available in boxing clubs, martial art clubs, boxing gyms, and increasingly in recreational sport facilities. All fighters and mixed martial artists, could benefit from learning how to box.
Training to learn how to box is available for beginners beginners, intermediate, advanced boxing skills, right the way through to proffesional boxing.
Use our Boxing class finder to find a boxing gym or boxing club near you.
WHAT CAN YOU TYPICALLY EXPECT TO LEARN?
Boxing classes teach you more about fighting than you might ever realise. Boxing improves fitness levels, reflex speed, flexibility, and teaches skill which would make you more comfortable in a real fight.
In a boxing class you will learn striking, how to punch, guard postures and defensive boxing techniques, as well as upper body movements and footwork, and tactics on how to apply boxing strategies to different types of opponents.
Boxing drill techniques develop faster attacking and defending reflexes, improved multi-tasking abilities (simultaneous offence & defence) and overall natural fighting reflexes.
WHY YOU SHOULD TAKE UP BOXING
Boxing training is becoming increasingly popular as more and more people recognise the health benefits and realise that you can train like a boxer without actually competing.
Boxing training provides great all over body conditioning, no matter what your age or level of ability. It's a great way of improving stamina and boosting the cardiovascular system while improving core strength and balance. Boxing routines and exercises improve students’ fitness levels.
Boxing classes offer extremely popular weight schemes, These help people to achieve realistic and attainable weight goals through boxing training.
WHO CAN TAKE UP BOXING
People can participate in boxing on different levels. Anyone can train to box male, female young or senior but you must be aged 11 or over to spar or compete. You can compete in amateur boxing until the age of 34, and can continue to train after this.
Every boxer training to compete needs to get ‘carded’. Boxing clubs can provide you with a medical card (ME3) which needs to be signed by a doctor confirming you are fit to box.
Training to compete includes sparring with other members of your club to develop your skills. When you are ready to compete, your club coaches 'match' you based age, weight and experience. Boxing is regulated to ensure the safety of the boxer and that the bouts are fair.
FIND A BOXING CLUB AND BOXING CLASSES NEAR YOU
Check Boxing classes and view the profile pages of the boxing club. Each boxing class should have a brief description to give you an idea of what the class covers. Check the instructors profile for details of qualifications and experience.
Find a local Boxing classes in London and other major UK cities use the martial art search directory on this page.