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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 […]

Christmas Opening Times

We will be open for limited times over Christmas and the New Year as follows:- There will be no boxing classes from Monday 22nd December to Friday 2nd January inclusive. Sessions will start again from Monday 5th January at their normal times. The Gym will be open as follows during this period:- Monday 22nd December […]

Lisa’s the one to beat

Preston boxer Lisa Whiteside believes she has finally emerged from the shadow of Olympic gold medal winner Nicola Adams. The 29-year-old Larches and Savick Amateur Boxing Club ace produced a magnificent performance to win a silver medal in the 51kg category at the AIBA World Championships in the Jeju Islands, South Korea. Whiteside won four […]

Bright Future for Women’s Boxing

Thirty nine women and girls attended a regional training squad at Hook and Jab Boxing Gym in Warrington on Sunday. Amongst them were Larches and Savick Boxing Academy boxers Bria Fielding and Billie-Jean Franks. The boxers, aged between nine and 33, ranged from experienced international athletes to complete novices. Joining local athletes were boxers from […]

Whiteside visits local School

GB Boxing star Lisa Whiteside took time out from training this week to visit Waterloo Lodge school in Chorley, where she met local children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. The children had a chance to see Lisa’s medals, which include European Union gold, European Championship silver and World Championship bronze, and find out about […]

Top Award for Club’s Coach

Larches and Savick Boxing Coach, Dave Fitzgerald, has won the prestigious North West Senior Coach of the Year award. Lisa Whiteside and Scott Fitzgerald also won recognition awards, for their achievements to date. England NW Boxing made the awards at a prestigious event in Manchester.   The North West Region is the largest region in England […]

Lisa’s Korean Chance

Lisa Whiteside is off to South Korea in November for the Women’s World Boxing Championships. Lisa Whiteside won a bronze medal at the 2012 World Championships and has been a member of the GB boxing squad since June 2013. Coach, Dave Fitzgerald explained, “Lisa won bronze at the bantamweight 57Kg category but will be competing […]