About us

Gauntlett Boxing Club is a family run Boxing Club based in Epsom in Surrey, solely owned by Chris Gauntlett.

 

Chris Gauntlett is a Epsom family man who has spent his life in and around the boxing ring. Chris boxed for the Foley Arms Amateur Boxing club and ended up Boxing for Epsom and Ewell Amateur Boxing Club and then progressing onto a coach level. Having worked and trained in various gyms through out his life, Chris wanted to build a club that would show a different approach to boxing. He wanted to create an exciting venue with a great buzz and most importantly a club which is intimidation free and welcoming to all.

 

On visiting Gauntlett Boxing Club, you can expect a very clean finished and well equipped gym including 13 varities of punch bags and a full size boxing ring. We have an Apple TV continuously showing the latest fights and boxing news as well as the highest quality sound system. Our venue is second to none with neon lighting, air conditioning and shower rooms. Gauntlett Boxing even have access to a flood lit full size running track and not forgetting over 100 parking spaces.

 

The gym was opened in January 2016 by the World Champion Alan Minter and Queensbury Boxing League owner and former Boxing Champion Ross Minter. The members only gym has since been a great success, offering a variety of classes for Juniors, Teens, Late Teens, Adults, Competitive Boxers, Women and One2One sessions.

 

During 2016 so far, Gauntlett Boxing have taken many of the Junior & Competitive boxers out to several shows around Surrey & have also continued to fight on the Queenbury Boxing League covered by Eurosport. Chris also won 'Surrey Coach of the Year' as voted for by Epsom & Ewell Council and the general public in October. We are looking forward to continuing our success story and hoping that you will take a part in it too..

 

meet the team

chris gauntlett

OWNER & COACH FOR ALL CLASSES

 

Chris is the owner of Gauntlett Boxing and also coaches all classes. Chris is a former ABA trained coach and recently became a professional trainer and cutsman. Former Boxer Chris won Surrey Coach of the Year in October 2016. He is a very positive and friendly coach and Chris loves his padwork and working with all abilities.

 

chloe gauntlett

OPERATIONS MANAGER & WOMENS COACH

 

Chris' daughter Chloe is the Women's coach and runs the gym behind the scenes. Chloe has tried all varities of sport - dancing at one of the UKs top dance schools she brings a certain vibrancy to the class.

She loves to keep fit and has boxed since a child. Chloe recently passed her course as an official England Boxing Level 1 coach.

 

 

matty pragnell

LATE TEENS & WOMENS COACH

 

You can rely on Matt to beast you through a session. He has over 25 years experience in the field including Boxing, Kick Boxing and Kung Fu. Matt is known to put you through your paces and will not accept anything less than 100% commitment.. or else !

Matty is childhood friend of Chris' and ex sparring partner.

 

joe gauntlett

JUNIORS AND TEENS COACH

 

Chris' son Joe has been coaching children in primary schools during his education and now has two years experience coaching boxing, has also boxed competitively in 2017 and attended the England boxing coaching course.

 

Joe is great at keeping classes fun and inspiring for young boxers.

 

lea burrows

ADULT AND COMPETITIVE COACH

 

Lea is a fully qualified England Boxing coach who took his badges with Chris over 20 years ago. 

Lea is a fantastic coach who loves putting the lads through their paces with their fitness. He is very well respected amongst all in the boxing community and a top coach.

 

paul clarke

JUNIOR COACH

 

Paul is a qualified boxing coach and has coached at numurous gyms before settling at Gauntlett Boxing Gym.

Paul has a lot of experience and has known Chris for over 20 years.

They first met when Paul boxed on a show whilst Chris was the Referee and remained friends ever since.

 

terry ANDREWS

TEENS COACH

 

Terry is a very popular coach with this age group and enjoys providing a fun class whilst maintaining the discipline required.

Terry is also a competitive boxer and has become a firm favourite with the Teenagers.

 

 

 

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