It is no secret that street violence has caused havoc in Great Britain in recent years. Knife crime reached a high in 2019, as there were over 44,000 offences from June 2018 to June 2019, and children as young as 10 have been caught carrying knives. But, can boxing clubs help get kids off the streets?
Chad Williams is a qualified boxing coach at Phoenix Boxing Club in Eastbourne, and he spoke to me about what the club offers and how boxing can help tackle antisocial behaviour:
Main image – Ford, Menelik – Phoenix Boxing Club – 2020