Hook and Jab Boxing and Fitness Gym

13 bag stations - configuration of stations periodically altered but includes heavy punchbags,  3-in-1 bags, angle bags, maizeballs and floor-to-ceiling balls.

2 x 18 foot boxing ring                                                                

2 minute round timer

3 speed ball stations

Aerobic training equipment - running machines, eliptical trainers, step machine, stationary bikes, rowing machine.

Free weight equipment - various dumb bells, weight plates and bars.  

Smith machine, bench press, flat, incline and decline benches.

Weight training machines - lat pull down, seated row, pec dec, leg extensions, leg curl, squat.

Fitness plans can be developed with the instructors on request.

Latest News

  • Amanda Groarke AIBA 3° Star Coach Open or Close

     

    Beyond the boxers, who are the persons who make special the boxing world? The Noble art is made up by thousands and thousands of very skilled, experienced and passionate people, who help and support the boxers from their never-ending days inside the gym to the ringside during their matches. The coaches, obviously,  are the “best friends” of boxing athletes because they spend the most of their lifetime with those who are used to putting on gloves and mouthguard. If it’s hard to do this job in the men Boxing Area, it’s more complicated to do the same inside the Women’s Boxing Planet.

    And so, Today article is the first of a series of depicts about Coaches, Referees/Judges, ITO’S who stand out to make European Women’s Boxing World better and better. The first one to be in the spotlight is….. Amanda Groarke England level 4 – Advanced Coach and a UK sport assessor – 3° Star AIBA Coach…..

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  • Warrington Boxer loses out to Commonwealth Games star at Elite Championships Open or Close

    McKay now ranked 10th in country.

    Warrington amateur boxer, Mike McKay (14-11), has received a top ten ranking in the Heavyweight division of the sport, after reaching the Quarter Finals of the England Boxing Elite Championships.

    McKay, of Warrington’s Hook and Jab Amateur Boxing Club, lost a closely contested quarter final bout against Manx Boxer, Krystian Borucki (149-108), on a split decision. McKay made a tentative start in first round, but began to gain confidence from the second round onwards. In the third and final round, McKay began to assert his strength over his opponent and came close to stealing victory.

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  • Warrington Boxing Coach Leads Great Britain to World Boxing Championships Open or Close

    A local boxing coach is representing Warrington on the international stage, as she takes the Great Britain Amateur Boxing squad to the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships in Bulgaria.

    Amanda Groarke, who is a Head Coach at local family-run boxing gym ‘Hook and Jab’ – which is based on Palatine Industrial Estate, is attending the prestigious tournament in her capacity as a Coach for the GB Boxing squad.

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  • Boxer Billy Wins Merseyside and Cheshire Youth Title Open or Close

    16 year old Warrington boxer, Billy Potter, won the Merseyside and Cheshire Welterweight Youth Title, at a new tournament held at Croxteth Leisure Centre in Liverpool.

    Potter, who boxes for Hook and Jab ABC, which is based at Palantine Industrial Estate in South Warrington, beat Everton Red Triangle’s Reece Jameson to a unanimous points victory. The pair served up an-all action affair to an excited crowd, standing toe-to-toe for three hard-fought three minute rounds. Whilst the action was aggressive, the pair also showed quality technical ability too, with both demonstrating exceptional compact boxing skills.

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  • Warrington Boxers Support Local Charity Open or Close

    Warrington-based boxing club, Bridgefoot ABC, held a sold out charity boxing tournament on Friday 29th November, raising money for The Shannon Bradshaw Trust. The event, which took place at Orford Jubilee Hub, was attended by 180 people and raised more than £370 for the charity.

    Bridgefoot ABC is regarded as one of the North West’s premier boxing clubs, having had several of its young boxers represent England internationally and secure prestigious amateur boxing championships. The club is managed by the husband and wife team of former professional boxer, Derek Groarke, and current Great Britain Women’s Amateur Boxing coach, Amanda Groarke, who regularly coaches the likes of Olympic gold medallist Nicola Adams.

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