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Join the DiSE programme from September 2023

The Level 3 Diploma in Sporting Excellence (DiSE) Programme is now recruiting for its new intake of boxers for September 2023.

Boxing excellence, a university place, a dream job... why DiSE is a great option this September

The Level 3 Diploma in Sporting Excellence (DiSE) qualification is an excellent option for talented teenage boxers of school-leaving age who want to continue both their education and boxing training – as evidenced by boxers below who have studied the course.

Trio win Outstanding Achievement Awards at DiSE London ceremony

DiSE London has hosted its second annual awards ceremony, which was held alongside a training introduction for the new intake of students.

How the DiSE Boxing Programme shaped me: Zoe MacDonald (Gateshead College)

National Female Youth Development champion at Under 69kg, Zoe McDonald, who boxes for Houghton and District, says the DiSE Programme has been hugely beneficial to her ongoing development.

Youth Championships highlight strength of DiSE Programme

It was an England Boxing National Youth Championships 2022 to remember for the Diploma in Sporting Excellence (DiSE) Programme, which boasted no less than nine winners and eight finalists who are enrolled across the country.

Jonas and Murray visit DiSE Programme at the Joe Gallagher Academy ahead of Open Day

The Joe Gallagher Academy, home of the DISE programme in the North West, recently welcomed Natasha Jonas and Judy Murray for an episode of the documentary Driving Force.

Box and learn by grabbing the last DiSE Programme places in London, Midlands and North East

Time is running out to secure the remaining places on the DiSE programme for 2021-22 – with talented 16 to 18-year-old boxers encouraged to apply In London, the Midlands and the North East.

Spotlight London DISE ends school year on a high

A pair of special guests ensured the 2020-21 school year ended on a high for Spotlight London’s DiSE boxers.

How the DiSE programme shaped me: Harvey Horn

Harvey Horn has made a successful career as a professional boxer and says he owes a lot to the DiSE (then AASE) programme, which he studied in London between 2012 and 2014.

How the DiSE programme shaped me: Ellie O'Brien

Former Joe Gallagher Academy student Ellie O’Brien is the fourth boxer to be featured in our series of those past and present who have attended the two-year DiSE programme.