The “Fun”damentals Non-Contact Boxing Programme was developed with the view to provide young people with an opportunity to learn and understand the fundamentals of Amateur Boxing. Amateur boxing should not be confused with professional boxing as it is regulated more stringently and is under a strict health and safety framework. Alongside the obvious health benefits Non-contact boxing can also developing self-discipline, self-esteem   and confidence within young people. In addition to helping to achieve many of the fourteen Oldham Pledge commitments boxing reduces the risk of illness and ill health for young people, helps tackle obesity and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Boxing can promote community cohesion and decrease the likelihood of young people being the victims of youth crime or anti-social behaviour, bullying or discrimination. Boxing assists young people to learn and attain educational standards It can also contribute to their personal and social development and to their enjoyment of leisure time.
Boxing engages young people in community activity and reduces the likelihood of them being involved in youth crime or anti-social behaviour. It also develops their self-confidence and encourages positive behaviour and relationships.
Boxing helps young people to become economically active through providing training and employment opportunities both directly and indirectly.
 The fundamental programme forms the foundation for a progressive pathway it is hoped many of the participants will follow .This pathway includes the ABAE Award Scheme, the newly accredited Boxing Specific Junior Sports Leaders award Scheme, ASDAN award, the Level 2 Boxing Specific Sports Leaders Award and finally either Level1or 3 entry to Sport Diploma as a member of the Boxing Academy