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HOP Boxing Academy coaches passed their Level 2 Coaching Qualifications

Very proud day for some of the coaches at Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy (H.O.P) all passed their England Boxing Level two Coaching Qualification today. Carl, Dave, Sami & Martin.  These are some of the dedicated and committed coaches that make the Heart of Portsmouth BEAT ❤️🥁 Don’t Think You Can, Know You Can 👊🏾💥

HOP Coaching Team on their Level 2 Coaching Course

GB Boxing Tutor Course at The Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy

All Passed!  Good day at Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy.  Delivering Boxing Tutor Course to Youth group Active community network and volunteers at HOP.   Great to see the younger members of HOP.  Getting their first step into coaching as well as adding to there educational qualifications.  Well done to all  👊🏾💥

GB Boxing Tutor Course at Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy

GB Boxing Tutor Course at Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy

GB Boxing Tutor Course at Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy

Well done Kelly your journey has been amazing.   Your time in the gym has been inspirational to lots of the gym users.  Your determined mind set to get active, get fit and lose weight.  Then go through the boxing awards and now a boxing tutor is great.  Your story as new members join especially ladies is definitely have an impact.  👊🏾💥

GB Boxing Tutor Course at Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy

Check out 16 year old “Ozzy” not only blasted through all 6 of his Boxing Awards medals & certificates and passed his GCSEPE in boxing.  He is now on the coaching ladder as a Boxing Tutor.  Ozzy is looking to help teach the Boxing Awards programme to his peers in the club.  Well done young man, we are all very proud of you. 👊🏾💥

 

GB Boxing Tutor Course at Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy

GB Boxing Tutor Course at Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy

GB Boxing Tutor Course at Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy

Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy Summer Camp 2017

Few pictures from our Boxing Summer Camp.  Well done and thank you to everyone who attended our Boxing Camp and to all the volunteers and coaches who helped out.

Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy Summer Camp 2017

Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy Summer Camp 2017

Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy Summer Camp 2017

Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy Summer Camp 2017

Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy Summer Camp 2017

 

 

 

BBC Children In Need Visits Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy

 

BBC Children In Need Visits Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy

Nice visit today from BBC Children In Need.  They arrived with Pudsey Bear and stickers for all the young people. Kids Active through funding opportunities.  Community Boxing Gym delivering summer recreational Boxing through the GB Boxing Awards Programme funded by Children In Need. 👊🏾

A big thank you from everyone at HOP Boxing Academy to BBC Children In Need.  We would not be able to provide any of our services without your generous support.

 

Lots of Awards and Medals for members of HOP Boxing Academy for all levels and abilities

HOP ladies smashing the sessions at Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy.  Ladies, learning how to box through the GB Boxing Awards programme

HOP Ladies session completing their Preliminary, Standard and Bronze Awards.

HOP Ladies session in full effect this morning. Lots of Boxing Awards Medals & Certificates being presented. Very proud of ladies who have been in the gym 2/3 times a week. Over the last few months. Getting fitter, whilst learning a new sport. They all now want to do a Boxing Tutor Course.  So they can teach other ladies and the young people in the gym. Well done ladies.   Get involved in your local community’s boxing club.  Get fit, lose weight and make new friends.  Boxing is key when it comes to Developing confidence, courage and higher self esteem. 👊🏾💥  

Don’t Think You Can, Know You Can 👊🏾💥

Also well done to this young lady.  Preliminary Award & now Standard Award complete. Now on to the Bronze Award next. Great achievement. We are all very proud of you. #dontthinkyoucanknowyoucan 👊🏾💥

HOP Coach Q Shillingford MBE represents his country In European Championship 2017

Team England at the European Championship 2017 in Sofia, Bulgaria

Coach Q Shillingford quoted “In life you get lots of “Time and a Place” situations & memories.  European Championship, Sofia, Bulgaria was the “Place” and it was Team England’s “Time”. The coaching team & team manager were on point.  Looked after all of the “Pride” of England to the last detail.  The athletes were professional throughout the tournament.  Gaining massive respect from other national teams and officials.  It was Great to catch up with former GB coach Terry Edwards as well. it’s, 40 years I have been in the sport of boxing as an athlete and coach. After watching these young people/athletes give there all, over this past week. The Sweat,blood and tears, celebrations and heart breaks. You realise how proud you are to be involved in such a fantastic sport. I feel so honoured to be part England Boxing and this amazing team” 👊🏾💥

 

Former World Title holder and Boxing Legend Nigel Benn visits Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy

Boxing Legend and Former World Title Holder – Nigel Benn leading a great session at the Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy. He impacted on everyone in the gym. Great day.   After the session, Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy received a surprise gift for support of boxing legend Nigel Benn in Portsmouth from G M Promotions.  Thank you very much to Nigel Benn for the signed golden glove, what a legend and great motivational speaker.   The pleasure was all ours.  Don’t Think You Can, Know You Can 👊🏾💥

Nigel Benn leading a great session at the Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy

Great to meet legend Nigel Ben last night. He is a very good public speaker

Portsmouth News Article on Nigel Benn’s visit to Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy

Good luck Messages for Rory Gallagher’s Wish to Walk

All Team HOP ladies session wishing Rory, the best of luck on his mission Rory Gallagher’s Wish to Walk lots of mum’s in the club are very proud of you and your family.  We wish you all the very best.  Heart of Portsmouth Boxing Academy are all wearing the wrist bands and Boxing Awards will be sending a donation to support this beautiful little boy’s cause.  HOP and Boxing Awards are proud to be part of Team Rory.   Don’t Think You Can, Know You Can 👊🏾💥

HOP Ladies Session

HOP Minnows session

Dwaynamics and Lambeth Borough Police Launched the New Knife Crime Strategy whilst making the difference through Boxing using the GB Boxing Awards Programme

Proud to meet the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan today at Dwaynamics in Angel Town, Brixton London at the launching of a new tough and comprehensive plan to tackle knife crime.  Lots of emotions and positive thinking towards the growing Knife Crime problems. I’m honoured to present the GB Boxing Awards at the event and deliver a boxing Padwork demonstration.   Thumbs up and well done to Lambeth Borough Police, Dwaynamics and its founder Lorraine Jones for changing their community from within using the GB  Boxing Awards non contact boxing programme to engage the youth of Brixton.  Dwayne would have been so proud of your achievements today.  Don’t Think You Can, Know you Can! 👊🏾💥

 

Launching of the New Knife Crime Strategy at Dwaynamics with Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick

Coach Q Shillingford with the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan at the Launching of the New Knife Crime Strategy at Dwaynamics

England Boxing High Performance Coach Q Shillingford with Dwaynamics Founder Pastor Lorraine Jones & MET Detective Superintendent Sean Oxley leading the way in community partnership in the heart of Brixton.

 

Coach Q Shillingford talking about the difference Dwaynamics make to the community of Brixton and Lambeth and the importance of keeping the youngsters engage and active through the GB Boxing Awards.

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