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Boxing coach Daniel Jude honoured at Preston Sports Awards 2018

Massive congratulations to Larches and Savick boxing coach Daniel Jude, who was nominated for Coach of the Year at this years’ Preston Sports Awards. Held at the Guild Hall on Friday 23rd March, the awards saw nominations in 17 categories, including Volunteer of the Year, Sports Club of the Year, and of course, Coach of […]

Changes to England Boxing Rules

***UPDATE*** England Boxing have confirmed that they will remove the rule preventing people with facial hair from competing in the sport. This amendment will commence at the start of the new season on 1st June 2018. Following a review of the England Boxing policies as the organisation aims to become more inclusive, Rule 9.1.5 (All […]

Update on ages for boxing sessions

***UPDATE*** We are now accepting juniors from the age of six, not aged eight. Anyone over the age of 16 will be classed as a senior. This is a decision made by the club and is still within England Boxing regulations. All juniors (and seniors) are coached and taught by fully qualified England Boxing coaches […]

New Fitness Sessions

For all you early birds out there, or for anyone who can’t make our evening classes, we now have some fantastic new fitness sessions available with our qualified PTs.   Box Boot Camp with Ben On Saturdays from 8-9am, and Tuesdays from 6-7am, Ben Swarbrick will be running a military-style Box Boot Camp class for […]

Bria wins Gold at Box Cup

The Box Cup is Europe’s largest amateur boxing event which takes place at the Alexandra Palace, London each June. 300 male & female boxers from all over Europe compete at London’s most prestigious venue. Our own Larches and Savick Boxer, Bria Fielding beat Norweigan Madeleine Angelson 2:1 in a tight contest. You can see the […]

Finals Success at Elite Championships

Three boxers from the Larches and Savick Boxing Club competed at the Elite National Boxing Finals this weekend. The Finals were held at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Both Scott Fitzgerald and Adam Simpson won their Quarter Final Bouts. However, Scott Fitzgerald lost his bout with Cyrus Pattison in a surprise semi final defeat. Adam […]

Lisa and Scott seeded for historic finals

Lisa Whiteside and Scott Fitzgerald will join the final stages of the ABA Elite National Championships as seeded boxers. They will join the competition in the quarter finals which begin on Friday 24th April. The latter stages of the tournament are held over three consecutive days, with the semi-finals following on Saturday and the finals […]

This girl can

Lisa Whiteside, returned to the Larches and Savick Boxing Academy on Thursday to help deliver a women’s boxing course. The course is free to all women and funded by Sportivate to encourage women into sport. Lisa kicked off the course 6 weeks ago with a motivational talk about her career so far. Since then the […]

Billie Jean and Bria Reach National Finals

Larches and Savick ABC Boxers, Billie-Jean Franks and Bria Fielding, both reached the final of the England Youth Boxing Championships in Durham last week. The pair booked their trip to the North East thanks to resounding victories in the North West area Championships. The pair, who are both 16 and share the same birthday, performed […]