Project Description

Youth are trained in the basics of boxing. After mastering those skills, they will begin training for competitions with local boxing gyms. While learning the disciplines of the sport, the boxers are taught how to be disciplined and strive for excellence outside of the ring as well.

Latest Updates

NLC Boxing Builds Camaraderie Between Neighborhoods

June 10th, 2019|Comments Off on NLC Boxing Builds Camaraderie Between Neighborhoods

Youth from St. Michael's Social Center located in the neighborhood of Back of the Yards have begun training with youth from Little Village at the Chicago Youth Boxing Club. Through this boxing partnership, youth are [...]

Resilience in the Boxing Ring

October 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Resilience in the Boxing Ring

Andres, AKA Andy, became involved at New Life Centers through the in-school mentoring program. He joined boxing at the beginning of the summer and had his first official match this past Thursday at Simon’s Park [...]

Boxing Program Teaches Discipline Both In and Out of the Ring

January 29th, 2018|Comments Off on Boxing Program Teaches Discipline Both In and Out of the Ring

  Our boxing program has grown as we have been given the opportunity to partner with new schools and expand our in-school mentoring program. As a result, our boxing program attendance has doubled [...]

Staff

Mario Vega

Sports-Based Mentoring Coordinator

Contact

Email: MarioV@newlifecenters.org