Ringcraft: Boxing Leadership, Mentorship & Education Programme for Women.

IABA is launching an innovative new programme for women in boxing.  Ringcraft is a boxing leadership, mentorship and education programme, and is open to any woman member of any boxing club.

The programme is in three phases. Phase One is essential, while Phase Two and Phase Three are optional, and can be tailored to the individual participant’s goals. In these phases, participants can select the learning opportunities that work best for them, for their club, and for their boxers.

Women taking part in Ringcraft do not need to holding a coaching qualification.

Phase One: Essential Learning

Online Brilliant Basics Mentoring Programme – Pre-recorded 5 hours learning

Live Zoom 1 – Intro to the Ringcraft programme

Live Zoom 2 – Group discussion around the Brilliant Basics online learning

Live Zoom 3 – Online Skills Development Session

Addition Education – Online

– Safeguarding athletes from harassment

– Anti-doping

– Communication and working relationships in sport

– Motivation and factors affecting motivation

Phase Two: Optional Learning

Sport Event Management

Supporting female performance in sport and fitness

Recovery techniques

Exercise & mental health

Microsoft Office

Phase Three: Additional Learning

IABA coaching, judging, refereeing certification

Education on the menstrual cycle and nutrition

Education in supporting participants in boxing with additional needs

Places are limited to 20 – intending participants can express their interest here. The closing date is 5pm on Wednesday, October 4th. Wait-listing or short-listing may apply if the programme is over-subscribed.

For more information, please contact IABA Women in Sport Lead, Sophie Doolan – sophie@iaba.ie and IABA Ulster Participation & Engagement Officer, Louize McKenzie, louise.mckenzie@iaba.ie