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Job opportunity: Boxing Canada is looking for a National Team coach

Job Description National Team Coach   DESCRIPTION Organization: Boxing Canada Title: National Team Coach Job Category & Nature of Position: Full time Employee Immediate Supervisor: High Performance Director Ultimate Supervisor: Executive Director   GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the High Performance Director (HPD), the National Team Coach (NTC) shall be responsible for direct coaching support and National Team program […]


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ANNOUNCEMENT – HEADGEAR RULE CHANGE IN CANADA

Following a Special Meeting of Members that took place on February 3rd, Boxing Canada approved unanimously a rule change regarding headgear.   Effective immediately, the new rule reads as follow:   For elite male open boxer, headgear will be mandatory for all sanctioned competitions in Canada with the exception of National Championships. During provincial championships, […]


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Dennis Acheson Belair Jr passed away – the world of boxing is grieving

It is with great sadness that the family of Dennis Acheson Belair Jr. announce his passing on January 27, 2017. His active involvement as a judge and referee in Canada and as the Executive Director of Alberta Boxing will be greatly missed.    The family would like to thank Dr. Peter Brindley, Dr. Brian Buchanan and the […]


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New AIBA rules are now in effect

On December 20th 2016, AIBA held an extraordinary congress in Montreux, Switzerland regrouping all 200 National federations to forge a strong road for boxing towards Tokyo 2020. As part of the special meeting, some rule changes have been approved and are now in effect.   Here are the links to consult the new rulebooks:   AIBA […]


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ANNOUNCEMENT: Boxing Canada moves forward with centralization

Although the project isn’t new, Boxing Canada is finally moving forward with the centralization of its programs following many best-practice recommendations regarding its high performance structure. The decision to move forward was officialized this past weekend during Boxing Canada’s semi-annual meeting along with a number of important decision for the organization’s plan toward Tokyo 2020. […]


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A great first experience at the Youth World Championships for our Canadian boxers

After 9 days of intense competition, the 2016 Youth World Championships came to a close on Saturday November 26th crowning eight nations in the 10 weight divisions. Regrouping 402 boxers from 70 countries, this major championship opposed the best youth boxers in the world and three Canadians took part in the competition. Although medals eluded them, […]


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Lexson Mathieu’s profile – An overview before the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships

Club Centre de Boxe Empire (Empire Académie) Coach François (Frank) Duguay Date of birth April 14, 1999 Birthplace Montreal Hometown Quebec Height 178cm Weight category 81 kg NOTABLE RESULTS 2016 AMERICAN CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS | GOLD 2016 – 2015 CANADIAN CHAMPION 2011-2016 PROVINCIAL CHAMPION (QC) Lexson comes from a family of athletes. Indeed, both his parents practiced combat sports (his father was a boxer) and that’s […]


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Jake Daoust’s profile – an overview before the 2016 AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships

Club Bigtyme Fitness Coach Bryon Mackie Date of birth May 7, 1998 Birthplace Orangeville Hometown Orangeville Height 175cm Weight division 75 kg NOTABLE RESULTS   2016 YOUTH CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS | BRONZE 2015 RINGSIDE | SILVER Jake started boxing at the young age of 6, since his older brother was already a boxer, and by the age of 10, he […]


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Luis Santana’s profile – an overview before the Youth World Boxing Championships

Club Club de boxe champion Coach Vincent Auclair Date of birth January 31, 1998 Birthplace Montreal Hometown Montreal Height 168cm Weight category 56 kg NOTABLES RESULTS 2015 RINGSIDE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP | BRONZE 2016 – 2015 CANADIAN CHAMPION   Luis started boxing when he was 13 years old. It’s two of his friends, Steven Butler and Roodsy Vincent, who encouraged him to try out the sport since […]


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Quebec City to host the 2017 Boxing Canadian Championships from April 24th – 30th

Following the success of the 2016 edition, Boxing Canada is proud to announce that the 2017 Canadian Championships will once again regroup the Junior, Youth and Elite categories under the same roof. The organization of this major competition is once again entrusted to Club EnergyBox. At the beginning of the new Olympic cycle, the best […]


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