A non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to training youth and young adults in the science and art of Olympic-style boxing.

Boxing Resource Center
2323 Merry Street
Nashville, TN 37208

2323 Merry Street

  • Scheduled Evenings: Mon, Wed, Thurs 5:30 to 7:30
  • Scheduled Saturdays: 10am-noon
  • and by chance, event and appointment


  • Youth: Hit the Books (Non-Contact) and Contact (Scholastic Boxing)
  • Adult Recreational Boxing
  • Competition Team: M, W, Th 5:30-7:30, and other times announced at the gym
    Includes partner drills and sparring
    BRC Coaches rotate supervision/coaching

*Programs require permission of instructor or program director. Participants must register ahead of time to be sure of availability.

Boxing Resource Center honors holidays. Events may be cancelled in case of bad weather.
BRC staff and coaches are volunteers.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to bring to class?
Wear comfortable clothing, and tennis, wrestling, or boxing shoes. Our gym is hot in the summer and cool in the winter. Dress for the weather.
Handwraps are $10. A coach can show you how to wrap your hands.
Can I box if I don't have any experience?
We can teach you everything you need to know to have a positive experience at the gym, including the skills necessary to compete, if that's your goal. Beginners are welcome at our gym!
Who teaches the classes? What qualifies them to teach me?
Our classes are taught by our volunteer coaches. All coaches are registered and certified through USA Boxing, and have years of experience with fitness and competitive boxers. Each coach has his/her own style, and each coach will challenge you to become a better boxer. Click the "Staff" link for information about each coach.
What do I need to do if I want to compete?
You need to tell the coaches your goals, so that we can assist you reach them. If you wish to compete, we will put you on a track toward that goal. You will eventually spar to get ready for competition.
What are the fees to join the gym?
Our fees are program-based. Fees includes gym usage, lessons, training, sparring, and open gym time. We do not have hidden fees, nor do we require long-term contracts.
Is one-on-one training available at the gym?
Yes, most of our coaches are available for hire as a personal coach. Contact a coach directly for availability and costs.
Can BRC coaches train me for competition?
If your goal is competition, then our coaches will select training methods appropriate for your level of competition and your personal style.
Do I have to join USA Boxing?
Boxers wishing to spar and/or compete must register with USA Boxing each calendar year.
Can I volunteer as a coach, referee, or judge?
Yes! We welcome individuals who wish to contribute to the community by coaching or officiating. No experience necessary. We will teach you everything you need to know. All volunteers register with USA Boxing.

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