Name of delivery organisation: Sports Quest

Activity: Boxing

Aim of Project: To deliver a 12 x week female only Combat Sport programme in the Thurrock area. Programme would introduce participations to boxing; kick boxing and mixed martial arts. The 12 week programme aims to improve participant’s fitness level as well as increase confidence and resilience with the hope that participants would sign up to showcase their achievements by  competing against one another area in a show fight night in aid of local charity.

Target Audience: Females over the age of 18 years


Numbers engaged: 41

Project success: Numbers engaged in project showed appetite for this type of activity in the local area and weekly sessions will continue to run. Charity fight night was a great success with many of the participants saying that they couldn’t believe how far they had come during the project both in terms of skills and increased confidence levels.

Project challenges: Charity fight night took a lot more time and effort to organise that initially anticipated.

Fight four

Posted by This Girl Can Essex on Friday, April 7, 2017