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Category Archives: Boxercise

Heads Together Launches

Prince Harry and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined forces to launch their new project ‘Heads Together’ on Monday 16th May 2016. The aim of the project is to bring together 8 leading mental health charities, raise awareness and end the stigma associated with mental health. Duke McKenzie who provides our Boxercise sessions for Active …

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Boxercise

Want to get fit and meet new people? Why not come along to our Boxercise sessions.  Every Friday from 12pm-1.30pm at Duke’s Gym in Crystal Palace Each session involves a structured programme of boxing training and circuit work, covering aspects of boxing techniques and fitness training. (The programme is non-contact, with people only hitting bags …

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Steph goes from strength to strength

Steph, who started Boxercise with Mind in Croydon has just won her 3rd Amateur boxing bout and hopes to gain a British University Championships Medal. She says; “The Boxing with Duke, organised through Mind in Croydon’s Active Mind’s service, has really helped me in terms of everyday life also. I gained the confidence to embark …

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Jeremy Vine visits Boxercise

In March BBC Radio 2 presenter Jeremy Vine and representatives from Comic Relief came to visit the Active Minds’ Boxercise project at Duke McKenzie’s gym. The purpose of the visit was to record a short piece for Jeremy Vines’ weekly show on Radio 2 and broadcast it during the week long Sport Relief fundraising campaign, …

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