An amateur boxing club in Butetown is using the sport to help reduce crime rates in the Community and get the young into a healthy and positive lifestyle.
By instilling self-control, self-discipline and respect for others through boxing, Tiger Bay amateur boxing club hopes to engage the youth in the community in resisting the appeal of gangs and turning them into good citizens, not violent thugs.
It’s always good when sports is used as a positive tool – always something to learn, friendships built and skills improved. This is the power of sport.
Legend himself @DavidLammy great words of wisdom, looking foward for your return with your gloves on at the club🥊. Thank you for tonight! @SDoughtyMP #VoteLabour2019 #JeremyCorbyn pic.twitter.com/H0UnH5Zjx0
— TigerBayABC (@TigerBayABC) November 27, 2019
They have started their journey to champion the power of sport, to raise transformative funds and to support young people from disadvantaged communities.
This club will inspire, motivate and change the lives of many young people in the community and give them a place to go to better themselves and those around them.
The club is going from strength to strength in changing lives with the charismatic and inspirational leadership of Wasem Said. There are no words to describe the work he has done but here is a quote to help understand what kind of person he is from the one and only Muhammed Ali.
“He who is not courageous enough to take risks, will accomplish nothing in life.”