Uses boxing, weight training, and other forms of exercise to teach youth self-discipline, team work, leadership, healthy living, and other pro-socialization elements.
Our facility, at the Cabarrus Street Office, is equipped with an amateur-size boxing ring, multiple punching bags, rubberized flooring, and a complete weight room. Program sessions are structured and challenging for participants, and typically entail warm-up, stretching, calisthenics, running, jump rope, weight training, and boxing skills. Participants are required to engage in education and/or employment to remain in the program. The program leverages physical activities to teach youth self-discipline, teamwork, leadership, healthy living, and positive social behaviors
New member orientations are held monthly on the 1st Tuesday at 5:30 PM. All participating youth, and parents/guardians if youth is younger than 18 years old, must attend orientation. Interested youth will need to come dressed out and prepared to participate in a workout. All orientation sessions are held at the Cabarrus Street Office.
The program serves youth/young adults between the ages of 10-21 that are involved in, or at-risk of becoming involved in negative behaviors that include delinquent/criminal activity, gang activity, substance abuse, verbal/physical aggression, school suspensions, etc. Programming occurs Monday through Thursday from 3:00 PM –6:00 PM.
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