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23 Youell Street, Footscray, Victoria 3011, Australia
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Boxing Central is a place where old school style meets the brave new world. Based in Footscray, with the city of Melbourne and docks on its doorstep, the gym has the gritty atmosphere of traditional boxing gyms but with a contemporary feel that welcomes all-comers, women especially. Men are a big part of this sport and always will be; however, it is the sport that has pride of place at Boxing Central. The first class is always free, and with no lock-in contracts, there is no excuse not to come by and see how Boxing Central suits you. Make no mistake, this is an authentic boxing gym. But what makes it unique is that it is owned and run by a woman.

Internationally recognized pioneer of women’s boxing, Mischa Merz, is a former Australian national boxing champion and US Golden Gloves masters champion. She has been at the forefront of the growing international women’s boxing scene for more than 15 years and knows the sport inside out. Mischa is an accredited boxing coach with a Certificate III and IV in Fitness. With women’s boxing such a hit at the 2012 London Olympics, now is the time to learn what it’s all about and get fit in the process.

Boxing Central offers a range of services including boxing fitness classes suitable for all levels, sparring and competition boxing for those looking to take their skills to the next level, sessions for kids aged 10-14 years, one-on-one personal training tailored to individual requirements, and the opportunity to host film and photo shoots at the gym. The gym prides itself on providing a supportive environment for individuals of all ages and skill levels to learn boxing, keep fit, or get fit in a fun and friendly atmosphere.