Out­door train­ing a boost for box­ers

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Hor­sham Box­ing Club’s box­ers are back in train­ing. Although they can­not use the gym, they are train­ing out­side and keep­ing the twome­tre dis­tanc­ing rule.

Team cap­tains Libby and Madaf are work­ing hard to re­gain their fit­ness along­side Mar­ley Box­grove, Os­car Nick­olls, Harry Orsini and Ben Car­bone, who are back at the club af­ter a long lay-off.

They are work­ing hard to be ready when the new sea­son be­gins.

Amy Judge is back af­ter a close points loss in the fi­nal of the women’s

Box Cup last sea­son.

The club are hop­ing that in the near fu­ture they will be back in the gym and can start spar­ring and punch­ing bags.

Head coach Danny Es­sex said all the team were show­ing great de­ter­mi­na­tion to be train­ing in th­ese cir­cum­stances.

“It shows they are ded­i­cated and mak­ing sure they are ready for their first bout next sea­son,” he said.

Hor­sham Box­ing Club mem­bers train, al­beit away from the gym

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