The Boxing Academy is now recruiting student athletes for the 2020 academic year.
The Boxing Academy
DiSE Boxing at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College works with the brightest talents from boxing clubs in the South West, at SGS College we have a proven pathway to being successful and we are the first step on the England Boxing Talent programme.
We cater for aspiring and elite boxers aged between 16 and 19 to train full-time in boxing while attaining educational qualifications from the many courses on offer at SGS College.
Our Boxing students partake in the Diploma in Sporting Excellence (DiSE) programme, which is directed at young, talented athletes with the potential to box at the highest level.
We are one of seven education Centre’s around the country that work directly with the Amateur Boxing Association of England to deliver the DiSE 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.
- You must be aged 16-18 upon enrolment.
- You must also be enrolled on another full time academic course.
- You must have some experience within the sport of boxing.
- You must be motivated!
DiSE Boxing at SGS College
(formerly known as AASE) has been around for since 2010 and is now the biggest boxing Centre of Excellence in the South West. We aim for each athlete to receive 3 sessions per week with a qualified and highly experienced Boxing Coach. We allow for students to train as full-time athletes.
Each Boxing student gets specialist one-to-one coaching with a strong emphasis on improving technical skills, strength and conditioning and tactics.
Boxing 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 Boxing Michael Biggs is a former Professional Boxer and has experience as an elite amateur boxer.
A qualified Boxing Coach and Personal Trainer, Michael has an in-depth knowledge of training techniques specific to the sport of boxing.