Amateur boxing is one of the major Olympic sports, which has retained its popularity throughout the centuries. It is now practised in over 200 countries. In England it is governed by the Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE), which lays down stringent rules and regulations for clubs and tournaments, primarily designed to promote the safety and welfare of participants. Waterfront Boxing Academy has been affiliated to the ABAE since 2007 and is a member of the Midland Counties Regional Association.
Training is under the supervision of ABAE qualified coaches, who are all CRB (DBS)-checked in line with Best Practice.