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Last Updated: Saturday December 09 2006 11:22 GMT

How do I get into boxing?

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Obviously starting boxing isn't something you should just do on your own. You MUST go to a local boxing club to make sure you stay safe.

Below are the contacts who can make sure you find the facilities and clubs nearest to you.

ENGLAND
Amateur Boxing Association England

Regional secretaries

North West

John Hallam
Tel: 01695 733 102

Tyne and Wear

Ron Harvey
Tel: 0191 586 4796

Yorkshire

Eric Hoyland
Tel: 01709 874 436

Midlands

Dave Cockell
Tel: 01623 627 244/01623 654 999

Home Counties

Peter Garnish
Tel: 01844 212 269

Western Counties

Martin Edmonds
Tel: 01793 340 380

London

Keith Walters
Tel: 0207 252 7008

Eastern Counties

Lee Saphire
Tel: 01945 583 266

Southern Counties

Paddy Harmey
Tel: 01444 483 659

SCOTLAND

Mr Donald Campbell
Administrator
Amateur Boxing Scotland Ltd
Strathdonan
High Street
Elgin
IV30 1AH
Tel: 01343 544718

WALES

David Francis
General Secretary
Welsh Amateur Boxing Association Ltd
Marcross Court
Near Llantwit Major
Vale of Glamorgan
CF61 1ZD
Tel: 01446 794 444
Fax: 01446 792 444

NORTHERN IRELAND

The Irish Amateur Boxing Association website has a list of contacts for every affiliated boxing club in Ireland.

Pamela Robinson
Irish Amateur Boxing Association
National Stadium
Dublin 8
Ireland
Tel: +353-1-453 3371



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