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Tex Woodward, Spaniorum Farm Gymnasium.<br />
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Tex Woodward began boxing in 1947 as a way of keeping fit. Despite being a very talented young footballer, his training and competitiveness led him to become a successful amateur boxer.<br />
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After joining the RAF, he became a Physical Training Instructor and continued to box, winning various boxing championships including the prestigious 'Britannia Shield'. <br />
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While in 'service' he trained many boxing champions and was the Commonwealth Games coach for the Ghana boxing team in 1958 and Welsh team in 1962.<br />
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Leaving the RAF, he boxed professionally for a brief time, then set up the Spaniorum Farm Gymnasium in South Gloucestershire, <br />
where he coached and managed many more champion boxers.<br />
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