Punching Through

The musings of a former GB boxer & current boxing club coach


olympic boxing

Why Olympic boxing is bad for women!

In September 2009 I sat in a briefing room alongside my England boxing colleagues at an international training camp in Sweden.  We were eagerly awaiting the announcement by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), that would either confirm or deny the... Continue Reading →

Three reasons why amateur boxers are not afraid of the pros

In June of this year the International Boxing Association (AIBA), the sport's world governing body, announced a momentous decision to permit the inclusion of professional boxers at the Rio Olympics.  The decision captured the attention of the media, outraged professional... Continue Reading →

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