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Soul city gym offering free boxing lessons for kids

Soul City boxing gym in Toledo is giving back by offering kids free lessons.

TOLEDO, OHIO (WNWO)-- A boxing club in Toledo is giving back by offering kids free lessons.

Soul City Boxing Gym says all the kids need is state issued health insurance, their child(s) social security card and medical insurance card.

It'd like to target those ages five through eighteen.

While coaches say boxing teaches kids physical and mental discipline, it's also a positive outlet and stress reliever.

"We're trying to get the kids off the street for the summer because it's not too many activities going on right now in the city of Toledo. we want to open up our doors to the youth," said Roshawn Jones, champion boxer and one of five coaches at the gym.

The programs runs from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Monday through Friday .

To sign up, just stop by the gym at 801 Junction Avenue.

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