Frequently asked questions
Q: What does Afewee mean?
A: It is a Jamaican slang word meaning ‘It’s for us’ – The name conveys the strong community ethos of the charity.
Q: What sports does Afewee offer?
A: Football & Boxing
Q: Where are you based?
A: Brixton Recreation Centre (2 min walk from Brixton tube/rail station)
Q: When was Afewee founded and who is in charge?
A: Afewee was founded by Steadman Scott & Tony Goldring in 1997 who also head the Football Academy. The Boxing club is run by head coach Bobby Miltiadous (See ‘contact’ for details)
Q: Can I just turn up to a class or do I need to book in advance?
Simply turn up, just let the reception know you are there for boxing, they will send you down to us on level 1
Q: What ages do you train?
A: We train ages from 5 years and above
Q: What do I need to bring to a class?
A: Whether you’re an adult or child, you will need loose comfortable clothing to train in, appropriate trainers and a bottle of water. We provide all necessary equipment (gloves, ropes etc.)
Q: Do you train beginners?
A: Yes, most of our members are beginner level, train for fitness or to learn boxing technique.
Q: Do you offer competitive boxing?
A: Yes, we have a squad of junior/adult competitive boxers, who either compete already or are working towards competition. This is an option open to all; however a certain level of commitment and ability will of course need to be shown first!
Q: Do you offer personal training?
A: Yes, several of our coaches are qualified personal trainers and offer this at competitive rates to suit your schedule and needs (See ‘Personal Training’ for more info)