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Josh Sandford Age 25

Head Boxing Coach at EK Boxing Academy 



  • x4 National Titles

  • Boxing for Scotland

  • Building my own Personal Training Business

  • Helping build EK Boxing Academy for the next generation

  • Coaching qualifications -

  • Level 2 Boxing Scotland coach

  • level 2 gym instructor

  • level 3 Personal trainer

  • Level 1 Nutrition

  • Child Protection Officer

  • First Aid Officer

  • PVG certified


Outside of work I like to spend my down time:

cycling, hillwalking, playing golf yoga and spending time with family and friends.




  • Intermediate & advanced Adults boxers

  • Advanced kids & intermediate junior boxers

  • your style of coaching -

  • As a coach I have worked with many different clients and areas of the gym industry over the years.

  • As a coach I can be mouldable to any training or client environment which sees me switching from a more serious approach with our boxing specific groups to a more fun friendly welcoming style of coaching with our kids and fitness groups.


I started boxing at age 11 after being referred here from my teachers and parents after getting into bother regularly at school and out with.

Immersing myself in Boxing gave me immediate direction and sense of purpose as well as taking me from a kid with pretty low self esteem to an assertive young athlete.

Off the back of my amateur boxing career I built a successful personal training business aswell as helping to build EK Boxing academy giving East Kilbride and the community a boxing facility it desperately needed.

I now spend my time solely focused on giving back to the community and bringing through the next generation of boxers and helping provide everyday kids with the confidence and discipline that will serve them later on in their life's.


To continue to serve the community and help bring through the next generation of boxers within the academy.

To become a professional boxer and reach my maximum potential.As well as using this as a platform to help further develop, educate and provide the next generation of boxers with the best possible opportunities alongside setting a good example for the kids and boxers in the community as to what they can achieve.

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