St Thomas Moore School in Greenwich, London is now delivering the GB Non-Contact boxing awards. Two PE Staff and three students recently qualified as GB Boxing Tutors so that they can deliver the GB Boxing Awards (Non-Contact) in school. All three students were from boxing clubs Samuel Montegou, Marvels Lane and Lynn Boxing Clubs.
London Boxing Coach Kerry Cook, will also be supporting the school with his advice and knowledge in helping the youngsters go through the awards programme.
Head of PE Dept Louise Spurr commented, we would like to thank Network rail and London Boxing for funding the Boxing Tutor Course and giving us the equipment and GB Boxing materials to get the first 20 students on the GB Boxing Awards programme.
Network Rail who now sponsor the GB Boxing Awards programme and are in partnership with London Boxing in their vision to get non-contact boxing into every school, college and University through the GB Boxing Awards programme. The Boxing Tutor Course, boxing equipment (Skipping Ropes/ Gloves) and 20 GB Boxing Awards booklets and medals have all been sponsored by Network Rail.
Network Rail Safety Manager Nicola Dooris commented: “Network Rail feel that the GB Boxing Awards is a great tool to deliver the Network Rail – “Railway safety message” to young people and at the same time boosting the participation in boxing in schools and communities.
President of England Boxing and the Secretary of London Boxing Mr Keith Walters OBE said ” The GB Boxing Awards programme, is a great way of getting youngsters into boxing, so they can experience the sport in a safe and educational environment whilst keeping fit and having fun. London Boxing would like to see the GB Boxing Awards programme in every educational organisation not just in London but all over the country. London Boxing would like to thank Network Rail for their continued support and partnership moving forward.
For further information regarding the GB Boxing Awards please go to www.boxingawards.co.uk
“GB BOXING AWARDS – POWERED BY NETWORK RAIL”