Bristol Academy of Sport | Boxing
The Bristol Academy of Sport is part of SGS College and boasts some of the best sporting facilities in Further Education. We are partnered with both Bristol City, Bristol City WFC, Bristol Rugby, Forrest Green Rovers and the Bristol Flyers. We offer elite level coaching in American Football, Athletics, Basketball, Boxing, Cricket, Female Football, Female Rugby, Football, Golf, Netball, Rugby League, Rugby Union and Table Tennis.
Boxing Academy, Filton Boxing, Bristol Boxing
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THE BOXING ACADEMY

The Basketball Academy is now recruiting student-athletes for the 2017 academic year. Apply online here.

 

All candidates for the Basketball Academy must be on a full-time course at SGS College. We offer academic opportunities from BTEC qualifications, A-Levels, Higher National Diplomas and Degree courses.

 

Candidates must also be over 16 from the start date of their chosen course. For more information you can contact the Head Coach at Craig.Turner@sgscol.ac.uk 

 

Centre of Excellence

 

The Boxing Academy work with the brightest talents from boxing clubs in the greater Bristol area.

 

We have a proven pathway at SGS College to being successful and we are the first step on the England Boxing Talent Programme.

 

The Boxing Academy caters for aspiring and elite boxers aged between 16 and 19 to train full-time in boxing while attaining an educational qualifications from the many courses on offer at SGS College.

 

Our Boxing Academy students partake in the Advanced Apprenticeships in Sporting Excellence (AASE) programme, which is directed at young talented athletes with the potential to box at the highest level.

 

We are one of seven education centres around the country that work directly with the Amateur Boxing Association of England to deliver the AASE programme, where students can earn boxing development qualifications in a self-reflective syllabus as a conduit to areas such as high-performance boxing training, sports science, sports development, sports administration and elite coaching.

 

The Boxing Academy has been around for six years and is now the biggest boxing Centre of Excellence in the South West.

 

Full-Time Athletes

 

Currently there are 25 students on the roster and each athlete gets 16-20 hours of contact with a professional boxing coach every week. We allows for students to train as full-time athletes.

 

Each academy student gets specialist one-to-one coaching with a strong emphasis on improving technical skills, strength and conditioning and tactics.

 

Boxing Academy students also get supervised strength and conditioning sessions at our high performance gym and have access to our full-time team of physios.

 

Head of the Boxing Academy, Craig Turner has over 25 years of coaching experience and has nurtured very positive relationships with all the local boxing clubs in and around Bristol.

 

We also have a development squad for those who are new to the sport and also for club boxers who can benefit from top-level coaching.

 

Some of our former students include Adelaide Baker, who was twice National Champion and Ray Penfold who boxed in a national final. Natalie Craig has won five major titles and has boxed for England, while current student, Elizabeth Pauls is also a national champion and has boxed for England in the Three Nations.

25

Years of Coaching Experience

16

Weekly Hours of Coaching

2011

Boxing Academy Established

25

Boxing Academy Places

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