LEVELS OF AWARDS

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Teach boxing for beginners and support recreational boxing in the community

Do you want to empower youth in your area and get people active in your community? Teach boxing for beginners and recreational boxing classes by learning from the coaches at Boxing Awards. Based in Southsea, Portsmouth, the Boxing Awards programme is an ideal start in boxing for beginners and youth in schools and communities. Learn from our boxing coaches and get started on your Boxing Awards journey in the East end of London, Leeds, Yorkshire and Staffordshire as well as nationwide across the United Kingdom. 
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Preliminary Award

The Preliminary Award teaches stance, guard, torso movement, footwork, straight punches and self-defence. It incorporates technique and partner work, shadow boxing, skipping and boxing drills. 
‘’The Preliminary Award is for participants from the age of five years. The Award teaches the basics of the sport and is designed as an introduction to boxing.’’
This certificate can be used to support the following:
  • GCSC, BTEC, ASDAN, Duke of Edinburgh Award and Princes Trust
  • This certificate has a value of one credit towards all ASDAN awards and qualifications 
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Standard Award

The Standard Award teaches combinations, warm up routines and more complex movements. During the Standard Award, you’re assessed on technique and partner work, shadow boxing, punching on the move, rules and general knowledge.
‘’The Standard Award is for participants who have successfully completed the Preliminary Award. It teaches the basics of the sport and also gives an insight into the physical training needed to become a boxer.’’
This certificate can be used to support the following:
  • GCSC, BTEC, ASDAN, Duke of Edinburgh Award and Princes Trust
  • This certificate has a value of one credit towards all ASDAN awards and qualifications 
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Bronze Award

The Bronze Award involves technique and partner work, shadow boxing, bent arm punches, pad work, non-contact sparring and incorporates rules and general knowledge. 
‘’The Bronze Award is for participants who have successfully completed the Standard Award. The course includes shadow boxing, non-contact sparring, basic knowledge of the rules of boxing and plenty of circuit training to get you fit.’’
This certificate can be used to support the following:
  • GCSC, BTEC, ASDAN, Duke of Edinburgh Award and Princes Trust
  • This certificate has a value of one credit towards all ASDAN awards and qualifications 
Silver Award

Silver Award

To pass the Silver Award, students must have passed a boxing medical. The Award incorporates more complicated movements, combinations and techniques, requiring higher levels of skill and ability. 
‘’The Silver Award is for all who have successfully completed the Bronze Award. This course includes shadow boxing, condition sparring, basic knowledge of the rules of boxing and plenty of circuit training to get you fit. All candidates must have completed and passed a full boxing medical. Sparring must be conducted in a boxing ring and supervised by a qualified boxing coach.’’
This certificate can be used to support the following:
  • GCSC, BTEC, ASDAN, Duke of Edinburgh Award and Princes Trust
  • This certificate has a value of one credit towards all ASDAN awards and qualifications 
Gold Award

Gold Award

The Gold Award involves warm up, skipping, pad work, bag work, shadow boxing, combination work, condition sparing, circuit training, coaching, warm down, conduct and a short written project. 
‘’The Gold Award is for all who have successfully completed the Silver Award. The programme includes shadow boxing, condition sparring, basic knowledge of the rules of boxing and plenty of circuit training to get you fit. All candidates must have completed and passed a full boxing medical. A qualified boxing coach must be in attendance whilst all sparring is taking place. Sparring is to be conducted in a boxing ring.’’
This certificate can be used to support the following:
  • GCSC, BTEC, ASDAN, Duke of Edinburgh Award and Princes Trust
  • This certificate has a value of one credit towards all ASDAN awards and qualifications 
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Platinum Award

The last of the Awards, the Platinum Award involves a skills bout that tests all of the skills, knowledge and abilities acquired throughout all previous Awards. 
‘’The Platinum Award is for those who have successfully completed all five progressive Awards – from Preliminary to Gold. The programme is more intense and helps to prepare you for your skill bouts. All candidates must have completed and passed a full boxing medical. A qualified boxing coach must be in attendance whilst all sparring is taking place. Sparring is to be conducted in a boxing ring.’’
This certificate can be used to support the following:
  • GCSC, BTEC, ASDAN, Duke of Edinburgh Award and Princes Trust
  • This certificate has a value of one credit towards all ASDAN awards and qualifications 
For more information on teaching boxing for beginners or any of our Awards, call 07702 745 590. 
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