Face-to-face Box In Mind courses return this July

June 29, 2022 | by Matt Halfpenny


England Boxing is delighted to announce the return of face-to-face Box In Mind courses from next month (July).

During the Covid-19 Pandemic courses were moved online in a bid to keep them running during a time when mental health support was needed more than ever – with more than 200 people from the boxing and wider communities participating virtually.

However, with restrictions now fully eased, they will now move back to a full, three-hour face-to-face delivery offering.

The workshop, which has been developed in partnership with leading national mental health charity Mind, has been well received by those have taken the course to date, with more than 300 having done so in person.

New course content has been added to keep it fully up-to-date during the enforced break.

To book a course, visit the Box In Mind home page on the England Boxing website by clicking here.

Lynette Mayo, Mental Health Lead for England Boxing, who has her own personal experience of mental health problems, said: “The other tutors and myself are really happy and excited to be able to start to deliver the course face-to-face again, which gives it that person touch.

“We would encourage all our members over the age of 16 to book on a course to gain knowledge and understanding mental health as a whole.”

“Boxing has the power to reach a wide range of people across society, and to improve the mental health of the nation far beyond the walls of the gyms.”

Testimonials of delegates who have taken the course already

  • “Some real food for thought and some great tips and input from course candidates.”
  • “It has given me a mechanism in which I can assess the boxers within the gym and how I can help them.”
  • “It was an insightful and very beneficial presentation – on a subject which simply doesn’t get talked about enough.”

One of the areas which will be discussed during the course will be the five ways to wellbeing you can read more about this by clicking here.