12x3 Boxing Gym are your authentic, no-nonsense boxing gym in London. If you are looking to learn for the true art of boxing, learn from our experienced boxing champions.
Our gym was founded by boxing purists - Darren Barker who is former IBF World Champion and Ryan Pickard who is former England Captain and Team GB. Learn the sweet science of boxing at 12x3 through both coach-led boxing classes and one-to-one training sessions. All of our classes and training sessions are delivered by boxing champions who have their own skills and experience. Whether you are new to boxing, or looking to improve your existing boxing skills - our classes will be tailored to your level. We will help to increase your confidence, improve your composure under pressure and learn the discipline of boxing.
All of our coaches are amazing boxers. They bring their individual experience and insight to the classes. Our classes include authentic boxing drills - just like ones in amatuer and professional boxing clubs.
To put it plainly, 12x3 offers one-of-a-kind access to boxing coaching from the very best in the industry.
We are based in Aldgate, East London. Whether you are a beginner, or an experienced boxer - we have something for every level.
Our coaches will teach boxing techniques, without the need to hit or be hit, if you are apprehensive about the contact aspect of boxing. Or, we will develop your sparring skills in the ring which will put everything you have learned into practice. All of our classes provides a full body workout that you will not find anywhere else.
There is no need to have any experience or knowledge about boxing to join our gym. We will teach you all there is to know! If you are joining us for the first time, please arrive 15 minutes early so that we can give you a tour of the gym and introduce you to the team. We will make sure that you feel comfortable before their initial class.
Every class is based around the individual coach teaching. Learn from their unique skill and experience in the industry.
Train with boxing champions! Our team of coaches is what makes us unique. Our coaches include:
Darren Barker - Darren is one of our founders. He is former IBF World Champion with title belts including Commonwealth, European, British and the IBF World Title. Darren has a fantastic amateur and professional career and was Eddie Hearn's first ever signing. Darren currently works alongside Eddie presenting both Matchroom Boxing and Dazn.
Ryan Pickard - Ryan is one of our founders. He has participated in over 100 fights and captained both club and country. His boxing titles include Junior World Silver, Youth Commonwealth Gold and Senior EU Bronze medals.
Lisa Moore - Lisa is a razor sharp coach - both mentally and physically. She has previously been selected for the England squad and has fought for London.
Paulo Muhongo - Paulo has over 150 fights under his belt. He trained from a young age and is the first Angolan to win gold at an international tournament.
Jimmy McDonnell - Jimmy has coached professionals with his well-respected father, Jim McDonald Snr (former European champion and two-time world title contender). He has coached James Degale (Former World Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist), John Joe Nevin (Olympic Silver Medalist) and Reece Berlotti (Commonwealth Champion).
Karol Ozimkowski - Karol is full of electricity and passion when it comes to her boxing classes. She has fought around the world for Poland and acquired an England vest.
Maisey Rose - Maisey is a 6-time National Champion who has reached over 10 finals and boxed for England on many occasions. Maisey is part of the famous Repton Boxing Club.
Menay Edwards - Menay is an amateur boxer who has had over 30 fights and won national novices. Since the progressing of his professional boxing career, he has won the Southern Area Championships and fought for the English title.
Fancy getting the gloves on and trying a class with one of our coaches? Book in today.