Video and reporting by: Isaiah Showell, Follow South Jersey Multimedia Journalist
VINELAND, N.J. — Boxing is one of the most honorable, respect-based sports that exists in our world today. You don’t need to be a champion like Mike Tyson or Anthony Joshua to learn invaluable life lessons from boxing, and the Boys & Girls Club of Vineland is using the sport to teach younger community members a few of these lessons.
Coaches Terry Gould and Jerry Young run the Tri-City Boxing program from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at the Boys & Girls Club of Vineland. Discipline, respect, and work ethic are three of the biggest principles Gould and Young teach those who participate in the classes, and the life lessons they’re teaching in the ring can extend far beyond what goes down inside the ropes.
“Winners train while losers complain, so you got to want it,” Young said.
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