Matthew Burke

Matt is Left Hook’s Head Coach. As well as being an England Boxing Level 2 qualified coach, he is also a REPs qualified Fitness Instructor, and a REPs qualified Personal Trainer. Matt has been involved in boxing for 30 years, having boxed as an amateur and a professional before he turned to coaching. He first laced up the gloves at the age of 7, although too young to compete as an amateur he still trained and had around 10 exhibition bouts(no decision) between the age of 8 and 11. Once old enough to compete as an amateur he went on to Box in many competitions. Winning 4 regional titles and 2 national titles, he also represented England on 6 occasions gaining vital experience boxing in England, N. Ireland, Denmark and Russia. Whether you are new to boxing or an experienced boxer, Matt will be able to suit your needs. If it’s your first time don’t panic, you will be given a quick crash course on the basics of boxing to make you feel more comfortable in class. If you’re an experienced boxer you will be given more advanced technical advice and assistance to suit. Matt started Left Hook’s Amateur team 3 years ago and is the teams Head Coach, in that time Matt has produced National and International Champions at both Development and Elite Level. Matt teaches the regular boxing class from Monday to Thursday and is at all Amateur sessions.