Classes

At Pat Benson Boxing Academy, our expert coaching team, varied timetable and outstanding facilities combine to provide an environment suitable for all members. From cadet sessions to junior and adult classes, we provide a progressive, person-centred training environment.

The aims will vary based upon your goals, but whether you are looking for competition and championship boxing, or simply a keep-fit session to lose weight and tone up, our dedicated coaches will work with you to achieve your goals.

All our head coaches are former boxers who have achieved championship and international accolades in their boxing careers. They are England Boxing accredited, fully licensed boxing coaches and their professional qualifications, combined with their experience at championship level, means our staff have ‘been there and done it’ in the boxing ring.

This means you have the perfect training environment and no excuses. Contact our team or sign up today.

Class Pricing

Joining fee: £20
Juniors: £4 per session, £10 per week, £30 per month
Seniors: £4 per session, £10 per week, £30 per month
Full Senior Class Bundle: £12.50 per week, £40 per month.
Concessions: OAP’s, Students and NHS workers. £25
Full Senior Package includes access to ALL Senior classes.

Boxing Content

Attack

Stance and movement in offensive position
Punching technique; jab and rear cross.
Generating body weight into punches
Hooks and uppercuts
Combination punching
Power punching
Boxing on the front foot
3 and 5-phase attacks
Cutting off the ring when attacking
Body punching and inside attack
Video analysis of opponents

Defence

Stance and movement in defensive position
The guard
Blocking and hand defences
Foot defence and movement
Head and trunk defence
Boxing on the back foot
Straight counter punches
Hooks and uppercuts as counters
Defending under intense pressure
Defending body attacks
Spatial awareness and ringcraft

Pad and Target Work

How to hold pads and targets
How to teach punching technique
Combination building through pad work
Communication skills through partner work
Thinking of different competition scenarios
Distance work and punching technique
Video analysis of pad work
Demonstrating punch technique under pressure
Straight punches on target pads
Body punches on target pads
Power punching on target pads

Technique Drills

Punch bag work
Shadow boxing
Distance and range work
Using the boxing ring
Variety of skipping drills
Hand and foot speed
Changing of angles and points of attack
Diet and nutrition
Boxing psychology
Rules of a boxing match
How boxing judging works