Our Great Coach on this episode is Joe Gallagher .
Joe Gallgher is a former amateur boxer who started coaching in 1993. He has been involved in over 300 professional fights. 100 title fights and his fighters have won world, European,. British and Commonwealth titles. In 2015 he became the USA Ring Magazine 2015 World Trainer of the year. Then became 2018-19 Boxing News trainer of the year for a second time .
In 2018 Joe set up the Joe Gallagher Academy in Manchester which is backed by England Amateur Boxing which provides Education and boxing courses for 16-18 year olds. In 2019 Joe received award for the work done with the academy at The This Is Manchester Awards ceremony for making a difference in the community.
Some of the highlights are:
- His belief that new blood motivates old blood, and how he brings this to life in the gym.
- The work he does giving back to the community through is academy in Manchester which he says gives him a feeling that “ theres nothing better than’” which is saying something given the world champions he has coached.
- His learning that underdogs meed to have grit, tenacity and desire if they are to succeed.
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