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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lisa inspires female boxers

England women’s boxing star Lisa Whiteside is set to provide inspiration to youngsters in Lancashire at a Sportivate project this month that is one of the key initiatives to create a sporting legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Sportivate is the £56 million National Lottery funded Olympic and Paralympic legacy initiative that gives […]

Bronze for Bria

Larches and Savick Boxer, Bria Fielding, has earned a bronze medal for England in the Nations Cup held in Serbia. Bria is on the England Youth team in the 60Kg category. Bria beat Jansaya Karimova, from Kazakhstan, in the Quarter Finals with a convincing 3-0 victory. Bria lost in the semi finals to Nazym Echahanova, […]

Regional Medical Clinic

England Boxing have arranged a North West Regional medical clinic for Sunday 11th January at the Larches and Savick Boxing Academy. Places are limited and clubs must book. You cannot just turn up on the day. Please book via Matthew Williams, England Boxing Club Support Officer (mob: 07515 333032). Your club will be allocated a […]