Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He began boxing when he was 15 at Meadowbank because there was a club near his mum's workplace.
|Why this sport?
||He had always watched boxing on tv but there were no boxing clubs in his area, so he was originally a British taekwondo champion. His trainer encouraged him to go to boxing lessons to strengthen his hands. Within two months he had quit taekwondo for boxing.
|Club / Team
||Lochend Amateur Boxing Club: Edinburgh, SCO
|Name of coach
|Coach from which country?
||"A combination of advanced plyometrics and old fashioned boxing basics is utilised in conditioning routines designed to toughen both body and mind for the rigours of the ring".
|Preferred position / style / stance / technique
||He holds a first-degree black belt in taekwondo and was also a Scottish and British champion. (Team Scotland Media Guide, 2010)