Evander Holyfield began his boxing training when he was 8 years old and weighed 65 pounds. He went on to become an Olympic medalist and four-time world heavyweight champion. Your child may not ever become the heavyweight champion, but he or she can reap several benefits from the sport of boxing. Training in this sport helps children excel both physically and mentally. Boxing can help your child get into peak physical shape to endure the length and demands of up to a two-minute boxing round. Boxing offers children several mental benefits that they need in their daily lives. Improved physical health and improved performance in the ring can build your child's confidence. In addition, when fighting an opponent or just punching a speed bag, extreme focus is required. This can translate into better focus in the classroom. MultiFit BOXING ACADEMY Introduces -KIDS PUNCH BOXING PROGRAM, a skills class designed for teaching BOYS AND GIRLS basic movements and defense techniques of amateur boxing.