Boxer, Courtney Fry, visited North Liverpool Academy today.
Courtney is a Sky Sports Athlete Mentor, whilst also a professional boxer that has won gold at the Commonwealth Games.
A group of 9 boys and 11 girls from year 7 worked with him in a classroom educational based session during the morning focusing on the six keys to success:
- Mental toughness
- Hunger to achieve
- People skills
- Sports and life knowledge
- Breaking barriers
- Planning for success
During the afternoon session the students put into action what they had learnt about that six keys to success with a boxing taster/masterclass from the champion Courtney Fry…
“I can’t wait to use what I have learnt about the six keys to success in my life” – Liam
“I have learnt to never give up and how to become mentally stronger” – Ben
“I am so happy that Courtney came in to vist, he has made my day!” – Sharelle
“His career has taken him everywhere in the world, that has inspired me to travel the world!” – Chloe
The students will participate in the project during their PE lessons with Mr Delahunty and Courtney Will revisit the school in a couple of week to see how they have progressed! It is such a great exciting time for these students as they will be providing the school with a blog of their progress they will be making.