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 👊🏾💥
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 👊🏾💥
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. 👊🏾💥
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. 👊🏾💥
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.
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.
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. 👊🏾💥
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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 👊🏾💥
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” 👊🏾💥
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 👊🏾💥
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 Coaches at the end of season meeting. Now off out for a meal, looking forward to the next season. 👊🏾💥
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! 👊🏾💥