Carl Froch to visit School in Nottingham

16.11.05 - British super middleweight champion Carl Froch - who defends the Commonwealth title he also holds against South Africa's Ruben Groenewald at the Nottingham Arena on December 2nd - will conduct a Physical Education class at Bigwood Comprehensive School in Nottingham on Tuesday November 22nd.

In addition to giving an introduction to the basics of boxing, Carl will talk about the social and physical benefits of the sport and his experiences as an athlete. Also in attendance will be Councillor John Collins, the leader of Nottingham City Council, who will be advocating exercise to the pupils as a productive and healthy pastime and talking about Carl's role as an ambassador for Nottingham in sport.

There will be significant media/photo opportunities with both Carl Froch and Councillor John Collins.


Tuesday 22nd November 2005


10.00am for a 10.30am start


10.30am Carl introduced to class by Head of PE Terry Pitman

10.35am Video: "The Carl Froch" story

10.45am Talk by John Collins

10.50am Carl takes a 'training' session:

Warm up, skipping, non-contact boxing basics (stance, footwork, defence and basic shots), shadow boxing

11.20am Q&A with Carl and Councillor Collins

11.30am Poster signing for the pupils

11.45am Interview opportunities


Bigwood School,

Bewcastle Road,
Warren Hill,

Article posted on 16.11.2005

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