The Fighting Chance

Unique Employability programme that uses the sport of boxing as a means of engagement. We run a 4 week boxing course with 4 week intensive and up to 6 months on going employability support aimed at individuals further from the Labour Market (ex offenders, ex services, those with mild/moderate health conditions and longer term unemployed people.

Our aim is to engage and motivate our participants via our sports based employability programme towards and into training and work.

English and Maths, or interview techniques and CV writing

The Fighting Chance has a good success rate with just over 50% of course completers moving into work and close to 70% into work or training.

All participants will receive free hand wraps and use of all gloves and equipment as well as an Islington Boxing Club T-Shirt if they complete the course.

The course is delivered at Islington Boxing Club near Archway.

Who to contact

020 3005 2866 020 3005 2866


8, Northumberland Avenue

Time / date details

Opening times/date
Course runs 2 mornings a week ie: Monday and Wednesday 10am -12.00pm
Session Information
Only when course is running contact beforehand to check

Other Details

Cost Details
The course is free to those that meet the criteria
Who is this service for?
The course is open to all North London District unemployed Men and Women aged 18+ (no upper age limit) that are disadvantaged in the labour market, in receipt of JSA, ESA or UC that might need some extra support and benefit from the motivational aspects of this course with a view to moving them towards work.
Referral Details

Clients should ideally be referred by their advisor by phone call or if not an email .

Candidates can refer themselves but will be screened and must be able to commit to doing the course and have a basic level of physical fitness (although can train at their own pace)

Additional Languages
Candidates should have a basic level of communication in English so they can understand instructions.

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