Ep.14 Tariq Abdulrahman - The Empire Boxing Podcast
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EP.14 On this weeks episode of The Empire Boxing Podcast, Vice President of Boxing BC and Provincial Team coach, Tariq Abdulrahman, joins host Jana Finkbiner to talk about his boxing journey. Tariq has been involved in the sport of boxing for many years starting as a youth in the United Kingdom. He founded The Kingdom of Bahrain’s first dedicated boxing club and launched the Kingdom's first boxing scholarship program taking each student on to the national team. Tariq is a National Level 1 Coach in Canada and a Level 2 Boxing England Coach. Tariq began his coaching career in 2008 after an early withdrawal from competitive boxing and has been coaching competitive athletes in England, the Kingdom of Bahrain and Canada ever since. One of the highlights of his coaching career was founding the Mulakem Boxing Scholarship Program, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s first grass roots youth boxing program. This program has afforded young Bahraini boxers the opportunity to train and travel to compete in the sport of boxing since 2016. The program has grown to include national champions at several weight categories and has involved olympians and professional athletes from around the world. Tariq has joined Empire Boxing promotions as a colour commentator for their past 2 fights so keep an eye out for him on their next event, The Takeover, on November 12th. Listen, Watch & Subscribe to The Empire Boxing Podcast on YouTube, Apple, Spotify and all your podcast platforms.
The Empire Boxing Podcast Hosted by Jana Finkbiner
Written and Produced by Matt Hoffar, Jana Finkbiner, Dan Norman and Jason Hartstein
Edited by: Jason Hartstein
An Empire Boxing Promotions and Unlearning Network Production