Mav Akram

WBC Boxing Coach
Mav Akram

WBC was set up in 2014 at Community AeroKick gym as a platform for women to get involved in boxing and fitness. 10 years on its an 8 time award winning club. It has trained thousands of females that have attended. It’s all about every individual woman who attends, you get the opportunity to lose weight, keep fit and have fun and learn a new sport. You set yourself realistic goals with an amazing sense of achievement. It’s a motivational and empowering boxing club. 
The sessions are varied, keeping you engaged and motivated, and training consists of the following:

Boxing basics
Bag work
Pad work

Mav who is co owner and coach was first introduced into boxing 14 years ago, she boxed competitively and then went onto coaching. She has featured in a Nike and BBC advert. In 2021 she was crowned winner of the Woman in Sport Award by Muslim Womens Sports awards, in 2022 she was winner of the Health and Fitness award by Sisters in Business and she was crowned Community Champion of the year by Birmingham Sports Awards. Mav was also selected to take on the role of a baton bearer for the Queens Baton Relay for the Commonwealth Games for her contribution to the sport. She is trained in mental health  and counselling and is a huge advocate for women in sport.