Wednesday, 6 December 2017

Boxing Grannies

In twice-weekly sessions held in Johannesburg, female boxers - many of whom are over 70 - train with coach Claude Maphosa. The sessions are so popular that he is planning to organise events in other areas in South Africa (via). According to the coach - a former bodybuilder and lifestyle coach who wanted to give back to his community by helping the elderly -, many no longer suffer from ailments they used to have before taking up boxing (via and via).

Photographs above: Gladys Ngwenya (77)

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  1. These projects are so important, we need (many) more of them.
    Many thanks, Wim and Abbie!