England Boxing is the national governing body for boxing. It is responsible for the governance, development and administration of boxing in clubs and competition. It also represents England as a member of the Amateur International Boxing Association (AIBA) and the European Boxing Council (EUBC).

As a national governing body,England Boxing is responsible for all the administration, development and promotion of amateur boxing throughout England. ABAE is a non-profit organisation and is thus overseen by a board of directors.

England Boxing represents more than 19000 members across over 900 affiliated clubs, and is committed to maximising the potential of the sport through the legacy of a successful London 2012 Olympic Games.

The Weights  

Male Olympic boxers compete at 10 weights: 49kg; 52kg; 56kg; 60kg; 64kg; 69kg; 75kg; 81kg; 91kg; 91+kg Women currently feature at three weights in the Olympics: 51kg; 60kg; 75kg.   As boxing is a weight-making sport, the right nutrition is vital for athletes on the GB Boxing programme. At GB Boxing’s base in Sheffield, a performance nutritionist helps to ensure that each athlete’s diet provides enough energy and nutrients to fuel hard training and promote rapid recovery whilst maintaining body weight within safe boundaries for health and performance. Read more about eating your way to your goal weight  


England Boxing knows that not everyone interested in boxing wants to join a club or get in the ring and box competitively. 

BOX aims to provide an opportunity for everyone to take part in fitness studio-based boxing, and to experience the health benefits and sheer enjoyment of training like a boxer.

BOX Instructors are qualified to deliver fun fitness sessions incorporating Olympic-style boxing techniques

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Matthew Williams

Club Support Officer (North)

England Boxing

07515 333032