Empire Fighting Chance

  • Empire Fighting Chance uses the power of boxing to fight for young people to live healthy, happy lives

  • Its approach has been built on innovation rather than research and seamlessly combines non-contact boxing with psychology

  • Box Champions is their flagship 20-week programme combining boxing with mentoring

  • Box Therapy combines boxing with a therapeutic intervention delivered by a trained therapist

  • Box Careers is boxing combined with mentoring, careers support and progression opportunities

  • Operates in Bristol and South Wales and in 2022 took decision to export its model through other boxing clubs around UK

  • Licensing, training and supporting local delivery partners to deliver their work (for free) and have so far trained 15 boxing clubs

  • Target to expand reach from 5,000 YP per year to 15,000

  • Chimo funding will help Empire’s national roll-out and impact by funding the Director of Methodology and Programming

Visit: www.empirefightingchance.org

The transformation in our daughter has been nothing short of extraordinary. Her confidence has grown to the point where she came out and discussed the very issue at the heart of the problem, a sexual assault that no one was aware had happened. She now has a future, and she wants to be part of it.