The Boxing Academy

The Boxing Academy

Charity information

The Boxing Academy

The Boxing Academy is a unique and groundbreaking charity which works with the most difficult-to-reach young people in the London boroughs of Hackney and Tottenham.

Founded 2007

  • Mission statement

    The Boxing Academy is committed to changing the lives of young people aged thirteen to sixteen who are in danger of educational exclusion.


    We provide an alternative to mainstream school, combining basic education and mentoring with the discipline and culture of boxing and other sport training to re-engage the most difficult-to-reach young people.

    We support our students in their education, improve their health and happiness, and encourage them to aim for a better future.

  • Aims

    The Boxing Academy aims to:

    • 1. Empower students by providing education, discipline and life skills in a structured and caring environment.
    • 2. Assist our students to embark upon a positive cycle of achievement and improve their self esteem.
    • 3. Guide our students to sit their examinations, and assist them in progressing to further education, training and employment.
    • 4. Invoke the discipline and culture of boxing to promote in our students a sense of responsibility for their actions and pride in their achievements.
    • 5. Work in partnership with our referring schools and other service providers in order to achieve these aims and improve on our best practice continuously.
  • Overview

    Established: June 2007

    Registered Charity Number: 1119931

    Board members: 6

    Full time staff: 16

    Volunteers: 5

    Phone number: 020 8986 4674

    Address: 23 Hackney Grove London E3 8NR

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