Code of Conduct – Boxers

  • Always do your best in every situation.
  • Be punctual at all times for training and competition and be ready and prepared at the appropriate time given to you by your Coach.
  • No boys should enter girls changing rooms and vice versa.
  • No intimate relationships shall be allowed between players or players and coaches travelling together.
  • Never use foul or other inappropriate language.
  • Never bring alcohol or drugs into the gym.
  • If you feel unwell or have an accident, you should report this to your Coach immediately.
  • At tournament venues always treat it with respect and always ensure that you leave it tidy after your use.
  • You must always be respectful to England Boxing Coaches, Team Managers and Officials – dissent will not be tolerated during competition under any circumstances.
  • Boxers should not take or otherwise interfere with another Boxer’s or Coaches property.
  • When travelling in vehicles seat restraints must be used at all times.
  • Always obey instructions given by Coaches.
  • Always be polite to all people you meet whilst a member of a team or squad, particularly your opponents and fellow team members.
  • Always be aware of you own personal safety as you would in your home environment, do not wander off alone, do not engage in conversation with strangers and under no circumstances should you enter a stranger’s vehicle.
  • Take responsibility for yourself in and out of competition or training.
  • Use any free time constructively relaxing or focusing on the next stage of training or competition.
  • Always respect and never underestimate your opponent.
  • Always encourage and support your fellow team members at all times without behaving in an unsporting way towards your opponents.
  • Never bully a fellow team member or an opponent – this will not be tolerated under any circumstance.