Boxing That Works – Employability Programme

16th January 2017

‘Boxing That Works’ was run and delivered by Empire Fighting Chance in partnership with Bron Afon Housing, the programme is a national award winning non-contact boxing scheme that is underpinned by intensive mentoring and personal development. Work is focussed on young people with social, emotional and behavioural needs that lack ambition and drive. The project caters for young people 16-25 that are currently Not in Education, Training or Employment delivering a focussed employment programme that raises confidence, aspirations and motivations of participants.

Outcomes from the programme showed that 87% of ‘Boxing That Works’ participants entered employment, education or further training opportunities. 92% of participants report feeling more confident in themselves after completing the programme. The full report can be found below:

Boxing That Works – Report