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  • Writer's pictureSam Carter-knight

Fighting Through Life's Issues

Updated: Feb 4

In the heart of the Isle of Wight, a boxing haven known as Assassin Boxing Gym stands not just as a training ground but as a catalyst for transformation, empowerment, and hope. At the helm of this empowering initiative is Jay Morris, fondly known as 'The I.O.W. Assassin,' whose journey from pro boxer to professional coach has become a beacon of inspiration. Together with Lisa Noble, the founder of Assassin Boxing Gym, they are not only shaping champions in the ring but also transforming lives beyond the ropes.

Jay Morris, also known as 'The I.O.W. Assassin,' boasts a rich history as a former professional boxer who has faced the intensity of the ring in 62 professional fights spanning a remarkable 15-year career. Today, he is not only a personal trainer but also a Level 4 Strength and Conditioner, owning and operating the renowned Assassin Boxing Gym on the Isle of Wight.

Lisa Noble, the partner and business mind behind Assassin Boxing Gym and Assassin Events, brings a wealth of business experience to the equation. As the founder of Redhouse Spa in Newport, a director of a property company, and a manager of a training Academy, Lisa's entrepreneurial spirit and dedication have played a vital role in the success of the gym.

Beyond the Ropes: Transforming Lives

Together, Jay Morris and Lisa Noble have transcended the traditional boundaries of a boxing gym. They have empowered, coached, and transformed countless lives while also becoming the driving force behind numerous charitable initiatives. Their collective passion extends beyond the physical realm of the ring, fostering mental resilience and creating opportunities for personal growth.

Kieran's Redemption:

Amidst the tales of triumph, there is Kieran's remarkable journey—a story of redemption and renewal. Struggling with addiction, mental health challenges, and despair, Kieran found his way to Jay Morris and Assassin Boxing Gym. Under Jay's tutelage, Kieran not only acquired a formidable boxing skill set but also imbibed valuable life lessons and discipline.

"The lessons we learn at boxing, we can apply to everyday life," says Kieran, who credits Jay Morris for changing the trajectory of his life. From the depths of despair, Kieran emerged as a successful business owner, a devoted husband, and a loving father. His journey serves as a testament to the transformative power of mentorship, discipline, and the unwavering support found within the walls of Assassin Boxing Gym.

Forever Grateful:

In the words of Kieran, "I am forever in Jay's debt; he quite literally has changed the path of my life." Jay Morris and Lisa Noble, through their shared vision and dedication, have created more than a gym—they have crafted a sanctuary of hope, resilience, and empowerment on the Isle of Wight.

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