Step One – Learn about the mission of Shape Your Life (30 minutes)
Students are invited to watch the videos Outside the Ring (4) and Outside the Ring (3), and read the mission of SYL here:What is Shape Your Life?
Answer the questions below in writing or group discussion:
Name two reasons Shape Your Life works to provide a space where healing might happen?
Why is regaining control of the body important to SYL boxing members?
Many view boxing as a violent sport and wonder how boxing is effective for survivors of gendered violence. After completing the reading and watching the videos, what have you learned about trauma informed boxing and its impacts on SYL boxing members?