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Using donated spaces, we facilitate events that inspire, empower and connect womxn*. Our events include speakers and storytellers, networking and support. After each gathering, we donate partial proceeds to a local initiative benefitting Vancouver’s marginalized communities.

*including two-spirited, trans and gender non-conforming folks

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Feminist Fight Club - Round 2

  • Eastside Boxing Club 238 Keefer Street Vancouver Canada (map)

Join us for a boxing workshop with Jaime Ward from Eastside Boxing!

This workshop will be geared towards those who are brand new to boxing and looking for a fun and comfortable environment to learn something new. The session will definitely make you sweat and maybe you'll discover a new favourite workout and/or stress release.

Introduction to boxing - perfect for beginners and excellent for all levels

- Learn proper boxing technique:

  • proper punch technique & hand position

  • proper boxing stance and footwork

  • learn how to generate power in your punches

- Aerobic and anaerobic conditioning drills - skipping, plyometric, calisthenics etc.

- Punching drills, bag drills, pad work and strength and conditioning

- Post workout hang time

- Inspirational and supportive environment

Tickets are only $30 and include a personal pair of wraps for you to take home!

All proceeds will benefit the Eastside Boxing Womxn's Program - Eastside boxing club is the only boxing gym in Vancouver to offer womxn’s only boxing classes and support for womxn in the community. The program offers beginner/intermediate and competitive boxing classes, self-defence classes, mom’s boxing classes with childcare and support for womxn at risk in the DTES.

Jaime Ward began her boxing training in 2005 at the Astoria Boxing Club. In her amateur competitive career she was a repeating BC Champion, North West Champion, Golden Gloves Champion, 2-time National Bronze Medalist and a member of the National Team. In 2012 she turned pro, winning her debut fight. By early 2014 she was ranked at #2 in Canada when she decided to retire to start a family (In 2017 she gave birth to a beautiful baby girl). Jaime came back to Eastside Boxing Club as a coach in late 2015 and has been heavily involved in Aprons for Gloves and Eastside Boxing as a coach, judge, referee and board member.

Get your tickets now! These are going to go fast!