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The Brendan Ingle Foundation was set up to address the needs of the socially excluded and those at risk of becoming socially marginalised by pursing the following objectives.

  • Promoting social inclusion
  • Realising the needs of the socially excluded
  • Helping the socially excluded reintegrate into society through sport, mentoring and education.

Brendan spent his adult life making bad kids good, and good kids into better kids so society would be better for everyone. The Brendan Ingle Foundation is creating opportunity and togetherness through various local projects. We strive to build a safer, kinder and bigger community that everyone will benefit from.

Ingle Boxing

For over four decades Brendan Ingle MBE and the Ingle Gym have been training, managing and guiding.

Herol ‘Bomber’ Graham, Ryan Rhodes, Johnny Nelson, Prince Naseem Hamed, Junior Witter and Kell Brook are all synonymous with the gym and all learnt their trade in the classic, raw and no-nonsense surroundings of a converted church hall.

Since 1964 iron girders have watched over, while holding rows of heavybags for the fighters to train as the gym has forged champions.

A rough, worn wooden floor; rattled and splintered with dust collecting in nearby corners, but still showing lines and circles; dictating how footwork taught in the gym should be maintained and mastered.

Two speedbags hinged on the walls and a ring standing alone at the end of the hall, where it has been since the beginning.

Medicine balls and iron bars used to anchor feet to sit up and strengthen abdominals.

Bars attached to the iron girders above the gym serve for pull ups, while metal rings on the wall are hinged for holding drinks.

No set cardiovascular area; members skip, step up, run laps of the hall or use Newman Road itself where the gym is based.

A changing room, a few old lockers, showers, toilets and the door in and out. Radiators turned on in the winter and side doors opened in summer.

No air conditioning, treadmills or hand bikes but everything a fighter needs and requires to train.

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Festive Family Park Run & Litter pick

Our superstar Ingle Runner leaders Kirsty, Bridget and Tara have organised a morning of family fitness, litter picking and festive treats. This special event is to encourage families to come and take part in the Concord Park Run on Saturday the 7th of December, which starts at 9am. Whatever your age, walk or run, whatever suits your ability,  the main thing is that you all take part. This is the perfect opportunity for those who have been curious about the park run but haven’t quite taken the steps to taking part, come along and see what it’s all about. Look out for the Ingle Runners in pink or blue!            After the run join us for refreshments at St Thomas’ Church on Newman Road, followed by an organised litter pick in the Wincobank area… It’s the time of year to give back to our community and create a bit of togetherness on this lead up to christmas! There will be mince pies and other festive refreshments for everyone taking part in the litter pick & run.  Follow the link to get started and register for Park Run. You will receive a personal barcode which you can use every time, right across the city. The best part? It’s free! We hope to see you and your loved ones there. https://www.parkrun.org.uk/concord/ Keep up to date with local litter picking and other community events by giving the ‘Love Wincobank’ Facebook page a like & follow… https://www.facebook.com/Love-Wincobank-254027237953367/  

Ingle Boxing Academy

Boxing. Education. Community. These three components make up the Brendan Ingle Foundation, and if it wasn’t for the boxing club, both professional and amateur, the foundation wouldn’t be able to carry out the work it does. The Ingle Boxing Academy is off to a very promising start this season with twenty active amateur boxers making up the current team. This includes three Yorkshire Champions, Jay Bunclark, Charlie Ellis and Faiz Raga, who will be fighting again on the 10th of November in the regional pre quarter finals in Hull.                                          We are more than thrilled to hear positive feedback from officials, who are noticing a huge improvement over the last eighteen months. All of our boxers are keeping busy, always in the gym training hard, regularly taking bouts and showing consistent improvements. They have been giving it one hundred percent in their performances, and win or lose they leave it all in the ring which is a credit to themselves, to their families and to the Ingle Boxing Academy. Previously mentioned, Liam Arundel is continuing to works hard, who trains closely with coach Amer ‘Killa’ Khan, we are seeing an increase in his skills and dedication to both boxing and his education every week. Max Ellis, Adam Abbas, Callum Hannon and Ryan McNally are all improving with each bout, showing determination and promising development in their boxing skills.           A special mention to the dedicated coaches who spend countless late nights in the gym, and take the boxers to shows all over the country on a voluntary basis. As well as support and encourage our young boxers in these important years of their amatuer careers. BIG thanks to Richard, Andy, Rash, Dean, Rikki, Matt, Isah, Conor, Musa & Regan. The Ingle Boxing Academy is excited to announce a home boxing show onThursday 14th November, at the Greasbrough WMC, Church Street, Rotherham. Tickets will be £10, doors open at 6.45pm and first bout at 7.45pm. Come and show your support and see for yourselves the hard work this team has put in so far. We hope to see you there!

Ingle Runners Take over!

Since November last year the Brendan Ingle Foundation has helped fund the Ingle Runners Women’s group. Started up and ran by Bridget and Tara Ingle, and Kirsty Kelly, the numbers are on the increase every single week. Nearly 60 ladies attend across the two running sessions per week. Photo Credit: Sheffield Star. Tara and Bridget Ingle As a part of a Safer Sheffield and Community Well-being campaign these sessions have not only boosted the health and wellbeing of the participants, but also created a safe place for the them to come and feel included. The sense of community and support amongst these groups are second to none.   Off the back of this huge success the Brendan Ingle Foundation has launched a women only boxing session last month, as well as a men’s Ingle Runners group. Through the support and encouragement these sessions provide, participants have built up enough confidence to take part in the weekend Park Runs. The Ingle Runners have their own Park Run network and are clocking up the miles every week. There is no limit to how big a community can be, and Wincobank is certainly leading by example! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to keep up to date on all of our projects and sessions. https://twitter.com/inglefoundation https://www.instagram.com/inglefoundation/ https://www.facebook.com/brendaninglefoundation

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St.Thomas
Newman Road
Wincobank
Sheffield
S9 1LP

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