January 10, 2012 – Delta BC- Ladner resident Greg Harrison of Harrison Boxing (www.harrisonboxing.com ), a former boxer turned trainer, is hosting his first amateur boxing event February 11th in Richmond at the Richmond Sports Club.
The event will be an exciting evening of boxing at all levels, with ten fights in total.
Twenty two year old local amateur fighter, Josh vanRhyn, will be showcasing Greg’s technical boxing style. after training with Greg for the past year and a half. Josh won fighter of the night and was the Diamond Belt Champion at his last event in Richmond, January 2011.
Josh is a machinist that has a dedicated, intense training program with Greg that takes up most of his free time.
Seventeen year old Raj Johal from Vancouver will also be fighting for Harrison Boxing.
The Harrison boxing program is based on some very basic principles. It develops a high cardiovascular level of fitness to help perform techniques properly, but most importantly the program is based upon the theory "Have a strong mind, you will have a strong body." Greg believes whether you think can or think you can't – you're right!
About Greg Harrison
Greg has been involved in kickboxing and boxing for 17 years as a competitor, coach, corner man and judge. As a competitor Greg fought in 12 pro boxing fights and 2 amateur kickboxing fights throughout BC, Alberta, Washington, Oregon and Nevada. He was trained coached, cornered, and traveled with dozens of amateur and pro fighters, while helping hundreds of beginners get started in boxing and kickboxing. For the past decade Greg has focused on training boxers both male and female. He still judges at many local events and corners pro boxers, however his passion is to help new and experienced boxers compete in the ring.
Amateur boxing event:
February 11th 2012 7:00 P.M.
Richmond Sports Club
2251 Number 5 Road Richmond
Tickets are on sale now – $20.00