Boxing Foundation

Are you a fan of combat sports? Take your boxing skills up a notch with our Boxing Foundation course at the Virgin Active academy in Mansion House, London. 

Boxing Foundation training with Virgin Active

Benefits of joining

  • 4-day course created by Professional Boxer and Boxing Coach at Virgin Active UK
  • This course covers basics of boxing including 2 days focusing on pad work training
  • CIMSPA-endorsed certification

What can I teach?

  • Upon completion of this course, you can go on to enrol into the internal Virgin Active Punch course
  • This course would support your role in personal training if you wanted to add elements of boxing to your sessions with clients as a Personal Trainer

Job opportunities

  • Interview opportunities with Virgin Active upon completion
  • Access to vacancies at Walbrook, Kensington, Mayfair, Wandsworth, Crouch End, Moorgate, Aldersgate, Angel, Chis Park and Bromley
  • Earn from £23 to 40 per class depending on location

Why upskill in boxing?

The Virgin Active Academy sets to raise the standard of boxing training in the fitness industry, helping trainers become leading experts in boxing and pad work.

So put on your boxing gloves and join us!

In just four days, you will gain a full understanding of the sport and learn the essentials of teaching boxing correctly to clients in a group exercise class or Personal Training setting.


Why take your boxing foundation course with the Virgin Active academy?

  • Gain a solid understanding of the foundations of boxing and master shots, footwork, combinations, defence, punching safety and how to support boxing fitness training
  • Experience an entire day dedicated to pad holding, fitness and competitive pad work
  • Come away from the sessions with an in-depth knowledge of the sport, equivalent to what is available at an amateur or professional course at this level, but aimed at fitness clients, rather than competitive coaching

How will the course be assessed?

This course will be tutor assessed through a range of practical demonstrations based on your learning.



Find your future with the Virgin Active academy

If you want to know more about upskilling in boxing and pad work technique or would like to enrol on our boxing foundation course, we’d love to help. Contact our team today and get started on your journey.

Our boxing foundation course runs between 09:00 - 17:00 over 4 days across 2 weekends, from the dates below at The Virgin Active Academy in Mansion House, London.

Cost: £500

  • Spring/Summer courses coming soon
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