Welcome to 12x3 Boxing. We are an authentic, no gimmick boxing gym in London. If you are looking for somewhere to learn the true art of boxing, training with experienced boxing champions, then 12x3 is the place for you!
Our gym was founded by boxing purists Darren Barker, former IBF World Champion and Ryan Pickard, former England Captain and Team GB. At 12x3 we teach the sweet science of boxing through a combination of unique, coach led boxing classes and/or one-to-one sessions. Every class and 1-2-1 personal training session is delivered by an actual boxing champion. Whether you are looking to learn boxing from scratch or develop your existing boxing skills, our classes cover all aspects. Together we will develop your confidence, enhance composure under pressure, learn the discipline of boxing and get fit while you're doing it.
Each and every one of our amazing coaches are boxers. Bringing their experience and unique insight in the world of boxing, our classes include original boxing drills, including punch bag drills- just like the ones you would find in amateur and professional boxing clubs.
Quite simply with 12x3 you get one of a kind access to boxing coaching that cannot be found anywhere else.
12x3 Boxing is based in Aldgate, in the heart of East London. Whether you are a novice or experienced boxer, our varied boxing classes offer something for everyone.
From beginners boxing and learning boxing techniques without the need to hit or be hit, ideal if you are nervous about the contact aspect of boxing. All the way to full on ring boxing sparring classes, that help develop and enhance your existing skill and put what you've learnt into action. Every class offers full body workout that you won't find elsewhere, improve your boxing fitness and learn something new!
We welcome all newcomers. There is no need to have any current knowledge of boxing - we will teach you everything you need to know. For people joining us for the first time please arrive 15 minutes early so that we can give you a tour of the gym ad fitness studios, as well as introducing you to the team. It's important to us that everyone feels comfortable before their initial class begins.
Every boxing class is centred around the individual coach. They teach boxing their way and draw upon their experience and skill in the world of boxing to teach you how to box properly.
Training with boxing champions is one of the things that makes 12x3 Boxing unique and something you will not find in any other boxing gyms in London. Our boxing coaches include:
Ryan Pickard - One of our founders of 12x3 - Ryan has taken part in over 100 fights and captained both club and country. Ryan's boxing titles include: Junior World Silver, Youth Commonwealth Gold and Senior EU Bronze medals.
Darren Barker - Our other founder of 12x3, Darren is well known in the world of boxing. Former IBF World Champion with title belts that include; Commonwealth, British, European, and the IBF World Title. Darren has had a decorated amateur and pro career and was in fact Eddie Hearn's first ever signing. Darren currently works alongside Eddie as a presenter for both Matchroom Boxing and Dazn.
Lisa Moore - One of our amazing coaches, Lisa trains hard and is razor sharp both mentally and physically. Lisa has previously been selected for the England squad and also fought for London.
Paulo Muhongo - With over 150 fights under his belt, Paulo trained from a young age and became the first Angolan to win gold at an international tournament.
Jimmy McDonnell - Jimmy has coached professionals alongside his well-respected father, Jim McDonald Snr (former European champion and two-time world title contender). They include: James Degale (Olympic Gold Medalist and Former World Champion), John Joe Nevin (Olympic Silver Medalist) and Reece Berlotti (Commonwealth Champion).
Carl Ozimkowski - For classes full of electricity and pure passion for boxing, Carl is the coach for you. He has fought around the world for Poland and acquired an England vest.
Maisey Rose - 6-time National Champion, Maisey has reached more than 10 finals and boxed for England many times. Maisey is also part of the famous Repton Boxing Club.
Menay Edwards - As an amateur boxer, Menay had more than 30 fights and won national novices. Since his professional boxing career progressed Menay won the Southern Area Championships and fought for the English title.
Get your boxing gloves on and book your first boxing class or 1-2-1 personal training session with a real life boxing champion today!