WRBA is pleased to accept a grant of $1,500 in support of the fee subsidies provided to participants in your 2016 sessions, from the KSA. The cheque was accepted by club members Noah Hyrniuk and Tatianna Antunes along with Head Coach LeVar Piper
WRBA sent 8 boxers to the 2016 Golden Gloves Tournament. Our first Boxer to fight was Isaac Toleff. He resides out of Cambridge, ON. Isaac is 15 years of age and he is fighting at 44-46 KG weight class. Isaac weighed in at the 44 KG mark and was ready to step into the ring. Unfortunately his opponent came in over weight and did not qualify for the weight division….
A mouth guard clinic will be held this coming weekend at RIM Park. These are very high quality custom mouth guards and I recommend everyone to get one. Prices are around $25 for the regular mouth guard and $35 for the premium mouth guard. wwds_mouthguardflyer_sept24_2016k-w
WRBA Boxers Tatianna Antunes and Katelyn Vanderlaan and the President Gary Draves were on hand to accept a donation from Jean Howitt, Chair of the Athlete of the Year Committee The $500 donation was made possible by the Kitchener Sports Association Both Tatiana and Kaitlyn are currently training hard for their upcoming trip to Ireland. Both boxers leave October 3 to compete at the 2016 ESKER Tournament. Over 300 boxers…
The 2016 WRBA AGM will be held Wednesday October 19th at 7:00pm It will be held at The Williamsburg Arms 1187 Fischer-Hallman Road, Kitchener Ontario Map: https://goo.gl/ALVNH9 AGM Notice (PDF)
Just a reminder to all athletes that the 2017 Golden Gloves tournament has been announced and this will be the provincial championships! The tournament will take place from November 10-14th, 2016 at the Don Valley Toronto hotel This will be the only qualifier for the National Championships to be held in the spring Start Training Harder! Coach Rick
Undisputed World Heavyweight Champion Lennox Lewis stopped by WRBA on Wednesday September 7. The Champ was in town filming a documentary on his life. Lennox also invited Coach LeVar and Coach Rick to his pro show, giving both coaches VIP treatment all night!
Five members of the Waterloo Regional Boxing Academy participated in the 2016 Ontario Summer Games held in Mississauga Ontario For all our athletes, this was the first multi sport event they participated in Gold Medals for Tatianna Antunes (2 divisions) and Katelyn Vanderlaan Silver Medals for Isaak, William Yol Cano and Devin Mechalko! Coaches for the event were LeVar Piper, Craig Sears and Rick Cadilha
For 14 yr old Tatianna Antunes and 16 yr old Katelyn Vanderlaan this would make their first time attending the Ringside World Boxing Championships in Independence Missouri. The Annual tournament drew 1340 athletes from around the world. Katelynn Vanderlaan boxing in the 60 kg category won the tournament “uncontested” meaning that there was no one in her weight division in the entire tournament. Katelyn faced the possibility of going home…
On Saturday June 18th WRBA members will be out in front of the Zehrs plaza (Ottawa and Homer Watson) for a BBQ fundraiser! Sales start at 11:00 am and will go until 2:00 pm. Please come by and bring your friends and family! Burgers, hotdogs and refreshments will be available for purchase. All proceeds going to a great cause!