What is the idea or concept behind The Adaptive Boxing Organization ?
It is a combat organisation for able and adaptive athletes.Adaptive Boxing and (MMMA)Modified Mixed Martial Arts, which has been designed by Colin Wood.
What are your goals in building the ABO ?
To enable adaptive athletes to be able to compete in the sport under (ABO) Adaptive Boxing and MMMA rules and regulations.
What kind of impact do you think the organization will have on combat sports as a whole ?
Discussions are already under-way with the Olympic Committee for adaptive boxing to become eligible as a Paralympic sport for 2024.(ABO) and Co support amputee (leg and arm) Athletes and they are willing to consider licensing amputees should they meet the stringent medical standards required.
What impact do you feel the Adaptive Boxing organization will have on adaptive athletes
(ABO) organisation will act as an umbrella organisation for the promotion of adaptive sports. It will be the mentor for a variety of combative and martial arts disciplines aiming to promote the sport of Boxing and Martial Arts throughout the United Kingdom, Europe and to a wider global audience, and to also encourage the widest possible participation in adaptive sports and to assist, as much as possible, all clubs, societies, schools and colleges and Adaptive sporting individuals in their quest for success and participation(Inclusion). The ABO also aims to bring together other organisations such as Macmillan and Fighting for Autism to share resources and benefit from each other’s experience in Adaptive sports and after care of servicemen and woman.
What can we look forward to in the future from your organization ?
More information about (ABO) (WFM) (PFC) will be available on our website coming soon.
(ABO) Adaptive Boxing Organisation CiC,
(WFM) World Federation of Elite Martial Arts
(PFC) Prize-Fighting Championships