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[CTV News Channel] Kingsway Boxing Re-Opens During COVID As The First Club In Toronto

July 7th, 2020

Angie Seth of CTV News Channel visits virtually with Jennifer Huggins and Virgil Barrow of Kingsway Boxing Club. Jen and Virg explain the safety protocols involved with re-opening during COVID.


[Breakfast Television] Kingsway Boxing Is The First Club In Toronto To Reopen!

July 7th, 2020

[Breakfast Television] Kingsway Boxing Is The First Club In Toronto To Reopen! June 12, 2020 | View Original Segment Nicole Servinis is at Kingsway Boxing Club to show us a fun way to get our workout in! Kingsway Boxing Club is now open but things are looking a little different. They are currently not doing contact boxing, are screening boxers when they enter, and using hospital-grade cleaning products in their facility.


Kingsway Boxing: Return To Training Testimonials

July 7th, 2020

Dear Kingsway Community, Thank you for supporting us through these challenging times. Alongside the Boxing Ontario COVID Taskforce and Ontario Government, Kingsway Boxing Club Locations were approved to reopen in mid-June. The Kingsway Boxing Club facility cleaning protocols have been updated to include professional antiviral and antibacterial (Sanitrol) cleaning products to be used when giving the gym a deep clean each day and in between use of all equipment. All Team KBC Coaches and Trainers have undergone Boxing Ontario Safety Protocol Training and we’re […]


[KBC COVID UPDATE] Face Masks Required On Entry And Exit Of All Locations

July 6th, 2020

Staff and Clients are NOT required to wear face coverings during physical activity — Only to enter and exit the facility. However, keeping your face covered remains your personal option. Please discuss with your trainer before your next session Please be sure to stay updated by visiting our KBC COVID Update Page


SUMMER HIIT WITH JO-ANNE SHEFFIELD RETURNS WITH A BANG!

June 30th, 2020

SUMMER HIIT WITH JO-ANNE SHEFFIELD RETURNS WITH A BANG! “It’s been just over three months and like most of you, I have had to pivot and completely change the way I deliver my services.” Jo-Anne Sheffield has been filling Kingsway Boxing Club with her incredible energy and perfectly executed burpees since we opened our High Performance Studios in 2017. Her programs sell out before they’re even available — her dedication is contagious. We have all felt the emotional effects of […]


[UPDATE PAGE] KBC Response to COVID-19

June 4th, 2020

  ⚠️ [ACTION REQUIRED] BEFORE RETURNING TO TRAINING ⚠️ STEP 1: Review Kingsway Boxing ‘Return To Safe Sport Protocol’: View Document STEP 2: Review Boxing Ontario ‘Return To Training’ Protocol:  View Protocol Document KBC Face Mask Policy | View Face Mask By-Law (July 7. 2020) STEP 3: Register For Boxing Ontario Recreational Licence ($20.00 Annually): Part A: REGISTER NOW – ALL Returning clients require this licence. *Note that Competitive Boxers holding their 2020 Boxing Ontario Competitive Licence do not require the Recreational Licence. This Licence ensures […]


INTRODUCING: Virtual Private Training! 👩‍💻🏋️‍♀️

April 29th, 2020

INTRODUCING: Virtual Private Training! 👩‍💻🏋️‍♀️ Dear Kingsway Boxing Family, Since launching our virtual classes on Zoom ‍, the feedback has been amazing, and many of you have been asking for more PERSONALIZED training. Today, we are excited to announce the launch of our Virtual Private Training Program designed to give you the most ATTENTION and ACCOUNTABILITY with the same HIGH-QUALITY SERVICE from our team of coaches and trainers. Kingsway Boxing’s Virtual Private Training Program is available for 1-on-1 and small […]


Drills With Boxing Skills Workout With Coach Phil Daniels

March 28th, 2020

Drills With Boxing Skills Workout With Coach Phil Daniels  Place an object in front of you – a weight, a soup can, a hat, anything. This drill can be done in any sized space. It can be modified and expanded to emphasize cardio work or your punches or both, and can be “leveled up.” Assume your boxing stance. Moving around the object in front of you to your right, take one step. immediately thereafter throw one punch. Take another […]


THE BASICS 12 ROUND WORKOUT

March 22nd, 2020

THE BASICS 12 ROUND WORKOUT To become a better boxer, its necessary to practice the basics throughout your boxing career. Skills tend to diminish as time goes on and as you learn more advanced aspects of the sport. Always remember, the basics are the foundation of the sport. Be sure to practice: Centre-line and Boxing Stance (balance and body awareness) The Basic Punches (Jabs, Crosses, 1-2’s) The Footwork (Forward, back, side-to-side) Pivoting (Offensive and Defensive) Once you have mastered all of the basics, it […]


KINGSWAY BOXING HOME TRAINING OPTIONS

March 22nd, 2020

KINGSWAY BOXING HOME TRAINING OPTIONS Dear Kingsway Boxing Family, Like other businesses across the country, we are closed our doors until further limit the spread of this virus and to protect the most vulnerable in our community. We know it is the right thing to do. Our purpose has always been to invest in the community and provide the opportunity to live a healthy life. There is no moment in our history where that purpose is more important than today. […]


Spring is almost here & so are our Spring 2020 Programs

March 11th, 2020

Dear KBC Family/Friends, Spring is just around the corner! Virgil, myself and our team at Kingsway Boxing are excited as we gear up to launch our new Spring 2020 Programs. Thank you to those who have already secured their enrolments – Our kids/teen programs and many of the High Performance programs are filling up quickly! Kingsway Boxing operates out of two separate locations, empowering you to pursue a variety of interests and accomplish any goal. We run competitive and recreational boxing […]


FEATURE ARTICLE: Why Are Bodyweight Exercises Good For You?

March 11th, 2020

FEATURE ARTICLE: Why Are Bodyweight Exercises Good For You? By Jo-Anne Sheffield | HIIT Conditioning Program Partner Using your own bodyweight to build muscle and cardiovascular strength is an easy and effective workout. Because you don’t need any equipment, bodyweight exercise can be done anywhere, anytime. They are easily modified to challenge all fitness levels. Add extra reps or slow the tempo to progress the exercise. Bodyweight exercises also ensure that joints are moving freely which can reduce exercise-related injuries. […]


Virtual Boxing & More

March 3rd, 2020

SCROLL DOWN TO SEE ONLINE CLASS SCHEDULE & GET STARTED! Use the fundamentals of boxing to get into the best shape of your life from the comfort of your own home! Jennifer Huggins and Virgil Barrow will be coming to you live from Kingsway Boxing Club with fun boxing drills packed into an effective 45 min workout for any age or fitness level! We’re also offering a range of other classes run bout our High-Performance Fitness Professionals… All you need […]


SEEKING BACKGROUND PERFORMERS FOR FLINT STRONG

February 25th, 2020

The feature film, FLINT STRONG is seeking background performers (both ACTRA & Non-Union) for various roles. Filming will take place in Toronto and the surrounding areas. Shoot date: Various dates through April and May Rate: $14.00/hour with an 8 hour minimum. We are looking for men and women to fill the following background roles: Boxing Judges Boxing officials Boxing fans/spectators Timekeepers Reporters Photographers If you are interested in being considered, please email All of the details listed below to : Casting@wayffglobal.com Please include: […]


[FINAL CASTING CALL] SEEKING AFRICAN-AMERICAN MALE BOXERS (16 – 20 years old) FOR FLINT STRONG

February 24th, 2020

SEEKING MALE BOXERS (16 – 20 years old) FOR FLINT STRONG Looking for African-American males with recreational or amateur boxing experience to be background performers in a feature film. The feature film, FLINT STRONG is looking for male boxers, 16 – 20 years old, to be ‘special skill’ background performers.   (both ACTRA & Non-Union) for various roles as part of the journey Claressa Shields took during her amateur career on her rise to the 2012 Olympics. View Recent Press: Ice Cube Cast As Supporting […]


SEEKING BOXING REFEREES FOR FLINT STRONG

February 19th, 2020

SEEKING BOXING REFEREES FOR FLINT STRONG Looking for real boxing referees who have Recreational/Amateur/Professional Boxing experience to be featured in feature film. The feature film, FLINT STRONG is casting real boxing referees (both ACTRA & Non-Union) for various roles of referees who worked bouts for the indomitable boxer, Claressa Shields during her amateur career on her rise to the 2012 Olympics.   (Must be willing to travel to TORONTO at your own expense.) View Recent Press: Ice Cube Cast As Supporting Role In Flint Strong  Audition date:  Candidates […]


SEEKING FEMALE BOXERS FOR FEATURE FILM FLINT STRONG

February 14th, 2020

SEEKING FEMALE BOXERS FOR FLINT STRONG Looking for talented women who have Recreational/Amateur/Professional Boxing experience to be featured in feature film. The feature film, FLINT STRONG is casting real female boxers (both ACTRA & Non-Union) for various roles of opponents that faced the indomitable boxer, Claressa Shields during her amateur career on her rise to the 2012 Olympics.   (Must be willing to travel to TORONTO at your own expense.) View Recent Press: Ice Cube Cast As Supporting Role In Flint Strong Audition date: All candidates must be available for a boxing […]


Self Testing for Restrictions, “ Try this at Home”

January 28th, 2020

Self Testing for Restrictions, “ Try this at Home” Written by Jim Marinow a Registered Massage Therapist, Fascial Stretch Therapist and Tui Na Practitioner at Trilogy Physiotherapy. First off, you will need a 12 foot ladder, a blindfold, a pair of flip flops and some bacon grease…… oops sorry, that’s the Intro to Parkour article. As a therapist, whenever I treat an injury I always want to know “the why’.  When a patient tells me that something hurts, I want to […]


[2020 Registration] End Of Year Specials

December 16th, 2019

Dear Kingsway Boxing and Fight To End Cancer Family! I hope you’re enjoying the few weeks before the holiday rush! Our programs are filling up quickly… Don’t miss out on being a part of our 2020 specialty programs including all new classes  and our new partnership with Trilogy Physiotherapy at our High Performance Studio. See below for program dates and registration! PROGRAM REGISTRATION & PRICING I have personally been missing my time with everyone this season however I wanted to update you […]


[Program Update] Personal Note From Jen

November 21st, 2019

Dear Parents, Kids and Teens, Our Fall Kids and Teen Program are nearing completion or have completed (see below for end dates). Thank you to those who have already enrolled for the Winter 2020 Programs! I have personally been missing my time with the kids this season however I wanted to update you on what’s going on! I was honoured to be elected as Boxing Ontario’s President last month and am just settling into the position. Due to the Tokyo […]


To Stretch or Not to Stretch! And how much?

November 20th, 2019

To Stretch or Not to Stretch! And how much? Written by Jim Marinow a Registered Massage Therapist, Fascial Stretch Therapist and Tui Na Practitioner at Trilogy Physiotherapy. Well….. that all depends. Flexibility is important when it comes to healthy joint function as we take our body through various planes of movement (after long periods of sitting) Taking the time to stretch is great, but making the most of how you stretch is even better. The stretch before an activity is best […]


How to ‘Save your Neck’, after all, it holds your head up!

November 6th, 2019

How to ‘Save your Neck’, after all, it holds your head up! Written by Jim Marinow a Registered Massage Therapist, Fascial Stretch Therapist and Tui Na Practitioner at Trilogy Physiotherapy. We all tend to slump a bit at our desk, we look down into our lap to view the screen on our handheld device, and our chin pitches forward a little when we drive….Yikes! When your chin moves forward and your shoulders ‘round’ inward, a number of unpleasant things happen at […]


The Ultimate Ab Workout for Men

October 2nd, 2019

The Ultimate Ab Workout for Men If you look at a list of body parts men want to tone, somewhere up near the top, you’ll see abs. Sure, bulging biceps would be great, and you probably wouldn’t mind pecs that pop either. But abs — those elusive, sculpted, six-pack symbol of hyper-fitness — are universally sought on any fitness list. And yet, there is a cottage industry selling misguided, haphazard ab advice. The best abs workouts for men are pretty hard to come by. We recommend […]


Are You Up To The Challenge? October PLANKS!!!

September 30th, 2019

Are You Up To The Challenge? Kingsway Boxing Club Is Featuring A Monthly Challenge… For A Great Cause! #KBCchallenge October 2019 – PLANKS As our fall season is in full swing we thought we’d set up a series of monthly challenges to motivate you on a daily basis. Because moving EVERY DAY is important to building and maintaining optimal health and fitness. Our first challenge for the month of October is a PLANK challenge. You can get your plank done in […]


[ANNOUNCEMENT] Kingsway Boxing Club + Trilogy Physiotherapy = We’ve Got You Covered!

September 19th, 2019

Kingsway Boxing Club + Trilogy Physiotherapy = We’ve Got You Covered! Kingsway Boxing is proud to officially partner with Trilogy Physiotherapy, Welcome Team Trilogy! The team at Trilogy Physiotherapy are top-notch and experts in their field. Already established in Downtown Toronto, with a second location right here in The Kingsway, Trilogy brings many years of experience and advanced techniques for treating athletes and sports enthusiasts of all kinds. In September, Trilogy Physiotherapy was nominated as one of the Top 10 physiotherapy […]


True Champions In and Out of The Ring, Kingsway Boxing Club Welcomes JOSHUA BUATSI & DEEDRA CHESTNUT

September 16th, 2019

TEAM KBC WELCOMES JOSHUA BUATSI & DEEDRA CHESTNUT Deedra Chestnut and Joshua Buatsi stopped by the gym to speak to the Kingsway Boxing Club youth and elite boxing teams. Last Tuesday, British Olympic Medalist, Joshua Buatsi and past Canadian National Boxer Deedra Chestnut, spent the afternoon talking with our youth, and later our elite boxers. Both athletes are incredibly humble, wise and inspiring. As they spoke with the teams, you could feel the dedication they both have for boxing and it was clear how much […]


[FALL 2019] LAST CALL FOR PROGRAM REGISTRATION

September 4th, 2019

Dear KBC Friends and Family, Summer has flown by! As we enter into September, Virgil, myself and our team at Kingsway Boxing are excited to share our Fall 2019 programming! Thank you to those who have already secured their enrolments for our 2019 Fall Programs – Our kids/teen programs and many of the High Performance programs are nearly full! See below for all the new programs available at both locations! Also be sure to Join the Kingsway Boxing and  Fight […]


BBC EXCLUSIVE: Excluded From School: How Boxing Helps Teenagers With ADHD

July 23rd, 2019

BBC EXCLUSIVE: EXCLUDED FROM SCHOOL: HOW BOXING HELPS TEENS WITH ADHD These teenagers all have ADHD and have been excluded from mainstream school. Here they tell how the sport of boxing is helping them channel their excess energy and improve their life skills. In an amateur boxing gym in Barry, 14-year-old Levi is tugging on his boxing gloves, ready to join his friends in training. Some are already practicing in the ring, aiming jabs and uppercuts. Others are punching the […]


TORONTO.COM EXCLUSIVE: Enter The Ring In South Etobicoke

July 22nd, 2019

TORONTO.COM EXCLUSIVE: Enter The Ring In South Etobicoke toronto.com slips on the gloves and goes a few rounds The “sweet science” is practiced in the “squared circle,” also known as “the ring.” In south Etobicoke, budding pugilists hone their skills at Kingsway Boxing Club. The club offers competitive and recreational boxing programs, that aim to take athletes to the next level of competition. Kingsway’s mission is to help improve every athlete that takes up the game, regardless of their sporting goals. […]


Why Running Should Be Part of Your Boxing Regime | By: Jo-Anne Sheffield

July 18th, 2019

Why Running Should Be Part of Your Boxing Regime | By: Jo-Anne Sheffield Humans are built to run. As hunters we survived by running to catch our prey and biomechanically, we are built to run. Just look at the shape of our feet, bodies, spine and our ability to sweat making us able to run long distances. There are many physical benefits to running like improved cardiovascular output, building muscular strength, burning calories and with-it fat, but for me, the […]


Great Opportunity For RMT’s and Physiotherapists In the Heart Of The Kingsway

July 10th, 2019

Great Opportunity For RMT’s and Physiotherapists In the Heart Of The Kingsway Great Opportunity For RMT’s and Physiotherapists In the Heart Of The Kingsway! Yes, you read that correctly, & Yes we are looking for you! Location:  THE HIGH-PERFORMANCE STUDIOS | 3046 Bloor St. W. Toronto ON. Our High-Performance Studio is modern, professional, welcoming, and inclusive. Our team focus on booking and maintaining a busy schedule along with providing the clinical support you need. You will focus 100% on providing […]


[Summer Enrolment Closing] Last Class and Next Steps

June 19th, 2019

[Summer Enrolment Closing] Last Class and Next Steps Dear Kids, Parents and Teens, This will be the last week of classes for our Spring Kids, Girls and Co-Ed Teen Programs. Thank you to those who have already enrolled for the Summer 2019 Program. I wanted to remind you that this will be the last opportunity to register your teens at the discounted rate.  Our Summer programs are nearly full, so please register this week. REGISTRATION: 2019 Summer Programs Restart First Week […]


[POST-EVENT RELEASE] POUND-FOR-POUND: Heavyweight Works by Fight To End Cancer Artists: A Knockout Success

May 11th, 2019

POUND-FOR-POUND: Heavyweight Works by Fight To End Cancer Artists: A Knockout Success On May 7th, in partnership with Steam Whistle and FUJIFILM Canada, The Fight To End Cancer held their inaugural Pound-For-Pound: Heavyweight Works by Fight To End Cancer Artists gallery launch event.  The event was hosted at the fantastic Steam Whistle Gallery in the heart of Toronto.  The show features approximately 30 photos donated by talented members of the Fight To End Cancer family, printed on metal, by our newest […]


Shireen Fabing To Compete in ALL WOMEN Boxing Tournament | West Coast Wonder Women

April 10th, 2019

Shireen Fabing To Compete in ALL WOMEN Boxing Tournament | West Coast Wonder Women Kingsway Boxing Club is cheering on one of our own, Shireen Fabing. Help us cheer her on as she embarks on an amazing journey. “After participating in the second annual Fight to End Cancer back in 2013 I thought, ‘just one more, one club fight’ and then I would have the experience of a big fancy gala and a regular club show.  Who would have thought, […]


Coast to Coast Against Cancer Contest | Featuring Gabriel Pietrangelo

March 16th, 2019

Coast to Coast Against Cancer Contest | Featuring Gabriel Pietrangelo Kingsway Boxing Club has a long history of giving back to the community that builds our team. From supporting through our corporate program, Fight To End Cancer, to always donating local schools and charities. It has become very apparent that the next generation values investment in the future, with many of our kids and youth taking the initiative to fundraise in various ways. Gabriel Pietrangelo is a 17 year old student attending […]


[PRESS RELEASE] Defeat Is NOT An Option | Introducing The 2019 Fight To End Cancer Fight Team

March 12th, 2019

2019 Campaign Photo Description: The individuals in the campaign photo represent the 2019 Fight Team and Coaches. [Campaign Photographer: Spencer Wynn] Top Row Standing (from left to right): Renata Reynolds, Paul Agapito, Lisa Ventura, George Boutsalis, Virgil Barrow, Jennifer Huggins Middle Row Sitting (from left to right):Fedele Rosins, Josh Hillinger, Deren Hasip, Ceilagh MacDonald, Rick Denley Bottom Row:Talia Joundi THE FIGHT TO END CANCER IS WORKING TO RAISE $2 MILLION DOLLARS IN SUPPORT OF THE PRINCESS MARGARET CANCER FOUNDATION The 2019 […]


LAST CALL | Spring 2019 Program Registration

February 28th, 2019

LAST CALL | Spring 2019 Program Registration Happy March KBC Family! Virgil, myself and our team at Kingsway Boxing are excited as we gear up for Spring 2019! Thank you to those who have already secured their enrolments for our 2019 Winter Programs – Our kids/teen programs and many of the High Performance programs are nearly full! Kingsway Boxing now operates out of two separate locations, which allows for a wide range of people, with varying interests, to accomplish any […]


5 Strategies To Use With Your Tween/Teen by Power4Teens

February 21st, 2019

5 Strategies To Use With Your Tween/Teen by Power4Teens Article By: Charlie Page | Power4Teen Working as a psychotherapist for youth and being a mother of two teenage girls has shown me some startling differences in how I approach and communicate with my own children compared to other peoples children (my clients). The results from my clients and the ease and connection they feel in sharing their stories with me has led me to strengthen and use the same skills […]


Important Updates and Family Day Holiday Schedule

February 13th, 2019

Happy Family Day KBC Parents and Members! Hope you are ready for a wonderful long weekend with the family! We have a busy few months on the horizon as we head toward an exciting Spring 2019. Please take note of the following updates: THIS WEEKEND! FEB. 16-18 | FAMILY DAY HOLIDAY SCHEDULE Please see below for the special Family Day Holiday Scheduling and Cancellations. Note that all cancellations appear on the website home page. Special Class: HIIT Family Day Class […]


3 Great Reasons Women Over 40 Should Take Up Boxing ASAP

January 14th, 2019

3 Great Reasons Women Over 40 Should Take Up Boxing ASAP Article By: Punch Love Womens Fitness View Original Article Are you over 40 and considering what exercise will get you through this next stage of your life? 40 is the new 30 and your body will love and perform better for you for this next era with just the right balance of exercise and intensity. Here’s why all women regardless of fitness level should be taking up boxing as part […]


[Last Call] 2019 Program Registration

January 1st, 2019

Happy New Year KBC Clients, Members and Parents! Hope you’re having a wonderful holiday and are ready to hit the ground running! We have a busy few months on the horizon as we head into 2019. Thank you to those who have already secured their enrolments for our 2019 Winter Programs – Our kids/teen programs and many of the High Performance programs are nearly full! Please take note of the following updates: FIGHTER MEDICALS | SATURDAY JAN. 12 – 4PM […]


Happy Holidays From Team Kingsway Boxing | 2019 Program Registration Is Now Open!

December 30th, 2018

Dear Kingsway Boxing and Fight To End Cancer Family! We hope you’re enjoying the last couple weeks before the holiday rush! Our programs are filling up quickly… Don’t miss out on being a part of our 2019 specialty programs including all new classes at our High Performance Studio. See below for program dates and registration! PROGRAM REGISTRATION & PRICING 2018 has been an incredible year for both the Kingsway Boxing and Fight To End Cancer families! We want to thank […]


Video: HBO Boxing’s Jim Lampley signs off with teary farewell after 45 years

December 13th, 2018

 Video: HBO Boxing’s Jim Lampley signs off with teary farewell after 45 years View Original Article via MMA Mania The internet has turned the media landscape upside down, with countless people cutting the cord on traditional TV and moving over to online subscription services and / or pirating. That’s caused a ripple effect that’s changed the way we watch combat sports as well. “Canelo” Alvarez recently signed a blockbuster $365 million deal with sports streaming outlet DAZN, and then […]


SIX BOXERS TO REPRESENT TEAM CANADA AT THE 2018 AIBA ELITE WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

November 8th, 2018

The Girls Teen Boxing Program at Kingsway Boxing Club, is run by  coaches Virgil Barrow and AIBA International Referee, Jennifer Huggins. After recognizing the incredible impact the sport has had on her life, she felt it was necessary to share her passion with the youth of the community. The girls who participate in this class learn the technical components of boxing and are given an opportunity to explore their confidence in ways that will help them in all walks of life. We […]


A ‘Wicked’ Halloween With The Kingsway Boxing Kids

October 31st, 2018

A ‘Wicked’ Halloween With The Kingsway Boxing Kids View Full Album The boxing kids came prepared with costumes to match their skills for their Halloween class! Boxing is one of the most enjoyable sports for people of all ages. Introducing the sport at a young age helps kids develop the skills and confidence they may need moving forward in other sports, and even in everyday life. With registration at capacity each season, the Kids Boxing Classes have proven to be one of our most popular programs. We […]


2018 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES: A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE FOR THE CANADIAN BOXING TEAM

October 19th, 2018

2018 YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES: A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE FOR THE CANADIAN BOXING TEAM Regrouping the best 82 Youth boxers in the world, the 2018 Youth Olympic Games have come to an end for the two Canadian boxers, Spencer Wilcox and Tethluach Chuol, after four days of intense competition. Here is an overview of the performances of our boxers on the world’s biggest stage: 91 + kg Tethluach Chuol (Edmonton, AB) After a unanimous win over Vaisilika Toalua Tuigamala from Samoa during his […]


HIGHLIGHTING SHAWN O’SULLIVAN | Canadian Light Weight Champion

September 17th, 2018

HIGHLIGHTING SHAWN O’SULLIVAN | Canadian Lightweight Champion Resources: Wikipedia| 16:9 Global News – Against The Ropes | Leaside Life About Shawn O’Sullivan: Do you remember when Leasider Shawn O’Sullivan won the gold medal at the World Amateur Boxing Championships in 1981 and again in 1983? At the time he was the toast of the town and the Borough of East York. Shawn grew up on Donlea Drive along with his twin sister Maureen and his younger brother Kevin. Shawn jokes that […]


[REGISTRATION LAST CALL] Kingsway Boxing Club Fall Program Registration

August 30th, 2018

Dear Team KBC! Virgil, myself and our team at Kingsway Boxing are so excited to welcome you all back this Fall! Kingsway Boxing now operates out of two separate locations, which allows for a wide range of people, with varying interests, to accomplish any goal. We successfully run competitive and recreational boxing programs, while hosting a variety of fitness and high performance athletic programs out of both locations. We even offer Sport Specific Registered Massage Therapy and High Performance Yoga! […]


Rewriting History with Boxing Legends & The Eddie Melo Legacy Organization

August 16th, 2018

The Eddie Melo Legacy Organization will bring together some of Toronto’s Greatest past and present boxing legends in support of at-risk youth. Article By Jennifer Huggins | View Original Article via Toronto Guardian  Boxing has an incredible way of connecting people in a deep and profound manner. Maybe it’s the intensity of the training, the dedication required or simply the type of people that the sport attracts. Whatever the cause, the strength and respect within the boxing community is […]


PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Now Welcoming Boxers Into Our Youth Amateur Boxing Program

August 8th, 2018

After Much Anticipation, We Are Now Welcoming Boxers Into Our Youth Amateur Boxing Program Our Youth Boxing Programs are run by Canadian National Coaches Jennifer Huggins, Virgil Barrow, Phil Daniels alongside our Boxing Ontario Assistant coaches. After recognizing the incredible impact the sport has had on their lives, the team felt it was necessary to share their passion for boxing with the youth of the community. Those who participate in these classes learn the technical components of the sport, and are […]