We are 12x3 Boxing - an authentic, no-nonsense boxing gym in London. Learn from our experienced, champion boxers and find out how they got where they are today! If you are looking to learn for the true art of boxing from experienced champions - look no further than 12x3 Boxing.
12x3 Boxing was founded by boxing purists Darren Barker and Ryan Pickford. Darren is in fact a former IBF World Champion and Ryan Pickard a former England Captain and part of Team GB. Through coach-led boxing classes and one-to-one training sessions you can come to 12x3 and learn the sweet science of boxing. Every class is delivered by real life boxing champions, each with their own history in the world of boxing.
Learn Boxing or Enhance your Boxing Skills
12x3 Boxing caters for novice boxers and those looking to enhance their existing skills. Through a range of different classes you can choose the class and level that best suits you! Together we will enhance your confidence, improve your composure under pressure and learn the true discipline of boxing.
What makes 12X3 different? Every one of our coaches are boxing champions and highly skilled boxers. Coaches bring their experience and insight from the world of boxing and prepare classes and one-to-one personal training sessions that simply cannot be found elsewhere. With authentic boxing drills, our boxing training and classes are like those found in amatuer and professional boxing clubs. To put it simply, we offer members a one-of-a-kind experience and access to boxing coaching from the very best in the industry.
Our boxing club can be found in Meranti House, 76 Alie St, Aldgate, East London, E1 8PZ. People come to train with us from all over London - from complete beginners to experienced boxers.
You choose the class that best suits you or if you would prefer you can opt for a personalised one-to-one training session. Our coaches will teach you boxing techniques and for those that are not yet comfortable with the contact aspect we can teach you without the need to hit or be hit. Alternatively, you can join our sparring classes and develop these skills in the boxing ring - putting everything you have learned so far into practice. Not only do you learn how to box you will also get fit in the process as boxing is a full body workout.
New to Boxing?
Even if you are completely new to boxing we can teach you all there is to know! If you are visiting us for the first time we ask that you arrive 15 minutes before your induction, class, or one-to-one training session so that we can give you a tour of the gym and introduce you to the 12x3 team. Our aim is to make you feel as comfortable as possible so that you feel confident to embark upon your new boxing journey.
Every class at 12x3 Boxing is tailored to the individual coach teaching the class. They will use their skill and experience to teach you unique skills through their experience in the industry.
Come to 12x3 and train with boxing champions! You won't find this opportunity anywhere else. Here is a glance of some of our amazing coaches:
Darren Barker - One of the 12x3 founders, Darren is former IBF World Champion and has title belts for the Commonwealth, European, British and IBF World Title. Well known in the world of boxing, Darren was Eddie Hearn's first ever signing and has an established amateur and professional career. Darren also works alongside Eddie Hearn currently presenting both Matchroom Boxing and Dazn.
Ryan Pickard - Ryan founded 12x3 alongside Darren. Previously captain for both club and country, Ryan has participated in over 100 fights and acquired boxing titles that include: Junior World Silver, Youth Commonwealth Gold and Senior EU Bronze medals.
Lisa Moore - Our mentally and physically razor sharp coach, Lisa has previously been selected for the England squad and has fought for London.
Paulo Muhongo - Paulo trained as a boxer from a young age and has over 150 fights under his belt. Paulo was also the first Angolan to win gold at an international tournament.
Jimmy McDonnell - Jimmy and his well-respected father, Jim McDonald Snr (former European champion and two-time world title contender) has coached many professionals including: James Degale (Former World Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist), John Joe Nevin (Olympic Silver Medalist) and Reece Berlotti (Commonwealth Champion).
Carl Ozimkowski - For a class full of electricity and passion - Carl is the coach for you. Fighting around the world, Carl has fought for Poland and also acquired an England vest.
Maisey Rose - Part of the world famous Repton Boxing Club, Maisey is a 6-time National Champion. Reaching over 10 finals, Maisey has boxed for England on many occasions.
Menay Edwards - Our amateur boxer with over 30 fights and national novice wins, Menay has progressed his professional boxing career and won the Southern Area Championships and fought for the English title.
Come and join us - get your boxing gloves on and learn to box with the best! Book in online today.