My Life: Boxing Girls

Series 3 - Episode 4 My Life: Boxing Girls



The world of boxing is changing, with women’s boxing now forming part of the London Olympics. This film follows three 14-year-olds who have taken up the sport. Lucy wanted to be able to defend herself against bullies, and Demi is trying to develop her confidence and cure her stutter, while her gym in Macclesfield is now a second home for Courtney.


Documentary following three 14-year-old girls who box. Courtney has had a difficult life, running away from home at 12, and is now preparing for the first real bout of her career. Demi explains how the sport has given her the confidence to deal with her stammer, while her friend Lucy talks about taking up boxing for fitness after being bullied.