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Mark ReigateMark Reigate, Carney's Community and Fitzroy Lodge ABC's Head Coach, was nominated for the Coach of the Year award at the 2012 London Sport & Physical Activity Awards. ...continue reading "Coach of the Year Nomination"

Crisis of MasculinityCarney's Community co-founders George Turner and Mark Reigate appeared on the Channel 4 news at 7 on 15 May 2013 to discuss the decline of masculinity in current society. ...continue reading "Crisis of Masculinity"

MPs take up boxingMPs today took to the ring at Fitzroy Lodge Amateur Boxing Club at a 'boxing taster session' organised by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Boxing.

The taster session was to introduce MPs to the work of amateur boxing clubs, highlight the social benefits of boxing, and enable MPs to get out of the bubble of Westminster into the real world. ...continue reading "MPs take to the ring at Fitzroy Lodge Amateur Boxing Club"

Zane Irvine and Carney's CommunityWe have to say a big thanks to one of the Carney’s Community great volunteers. Zane Irvine got involved with Carney’s Community by volunteering at our Friday evening boxing session, at Earlsfield ABC. During these sessions he helped to teach boxing fitness techniques and mentored a number of our participants. Zane then went on to challenge himself into getting into the Marines. Unsurprisingly, to us, his commitment paid off and achieving this, in itself, helped to demonstrate to our other participants that if you work hard enough at something, no matter how challenging it is, it will pay off. ...continue reading "Paras 10"

Knockout ScousersGeorge Turner, along with three Carney's Community members, joined the panel for the "Boxing: I Prevent a Riot" debate at the channel 4 studios.

This event was staged by Channel 4 and the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Boxing to discuss some of the issues that will be raised in a forthcoming documentary about boxing called "Knockout Scousers". ...continue reading "Boxing: I Prevent a Riot"