Nonprofit Teams Up With Tulsa Gym To Teach Boxing To Adults, Children With Down Syndrome

From an article appearing online on News On 6 (newson6.com) in Tulsa, OK.

Wednesday, August 18th 2021, 5:33 pm
By: Sawyer Buccy

TULSA, Oklahoma – A nationwide nonprofit that helps kids and adults with down syndrome learn boxing skills has come to Green Country.

Coaches at 99 BXNG said they are thrilled to bring this opportunity to the Tulsa community…

Next week they’re starting a program that will teach kids and adults with Down Syndrome boxing skills.

“If you put boxing gloves on anyone, they suddenly have a different way of standing, a different way of carrying themselves,” said Lauren Gates with Down to Box…

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Down to Box Fight Night June 19 2021

Knockout Boxing and Fitness’s second bi-annual Fight Night benefiting Down to Box! A night of boxing at the Hockessin PAL showcasing some of the best amateur talent in the region!


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TITLE Boxing

Local gym partners with organizations to offer boxing classes for children, adults with Down syndrome

From an article appearing online on WHIO TV7 (whio.com) in Kettering, OH.

February 13, 2021
By WHIO Staff

KETTERING — A local gym partnered with the Miami Valley Down Syndrome Association and “Down to Box,” a national non-profit, to offer fitness and boxing to children and adults in the Dayton area.

TITLE Boxing in Kettering launched the program and held their first classes today.

Children between the ages of 6 and 12 had class at 11 a.m. Another class was held at 12:15 p.m. for those 13 and older…

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70.3 Mile Fundraiser Race

On June 13, Coach Jonathan Gainey, Co-Founder of Down to Box is completing a 70.3 distance race in place of his Ironman race that was cancelled due to COVID-19. As originally intended, he will be racing in honor of Down to Box and the boxers that we serve. Each mile, will be dedicated to a specific donor. Donors can choose which mile they’d like to sponsor by selecting one from this link.

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