Pupil Spotlight

This week we are shining the spotlight on Eliza, who enjoys boxing in her free time and has taken part in lots of national boxing competitions.


When did you join Braeside School?

I joined Braeside in Reception, 2014.


At what age did you start boxing?

I started boxing when I was 8 years old.


How did you get into boxing?

I was inspired by my brothers who started boxing at a very young age.


Do you have any competitions coming up?

I have a rematch against a national champion in November 2023.  I was runner up in the School Nationals for my weight.


What training do you have to do?

I do; cardio, running, skipping, speed bag, heavy bag and sparring. I also train 6 days a week for 2 hours every day.


Where do you see yourself in 5 years’ time with your boxing?

In 5 years’ time, my aim is to compete in the Olympic Games and win a gold medal.