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Igwe, 1 Fidelia Igwe Jake Khoury FI 112 3 October 2011 Keep It in the Ring In Whitney Wright’s Keep It in the Ring, she argues that group work that incorporates boxing is an effective way in ensuring that at risk youth are able to result to something other than violence. Other rehabilitative programs have not been successful in reaching their goal. During group sessions the boxers (members) are able to talk about the issues they deal with in their everyday life and boxing allows them metaphorically use their real-life situations in terms of boxing. Many of the at-risk youth fight and boxing is a structured, accepted sport that allows them to channel their anger alongside rules and regulations. The object is to allow the boxers to gain a sense of self-worth, value and confidence. As a result, they have something to look forward to and are motivated to do the right thing because they have a purpose. The underlying purpose of group work is understandable but there is question to whether or not boxing actually helps at-risk youth channel their anger. Some may look at boxing as a
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