Peruvian youths practice with punching bags during the evening at the Boxeo VMT boxing club in an outdoor gym in Lima, Peru. Peruvian youths practice with punching bags during the evening at the Boxeo VMT boxing club in an outdoor gym in Lima, Peru.
A Peruvian youth carries a punching bag from the changing room of the Boxeo VMT boxing club in an outdoor gym in Lima, Peru. A Peruvian youth carries a punching bag from the changing room of the Boxeo VMT boxing club in an outdoor gym in Lima, Peru.
A Peruvian youth practices shadowboxing in the ring at the Boxeo VMT boxing club in an outdoor gym in Lima, Peru. A Peruvian youth practices shadowboxing in the ring at the Boxeo VMT boxing club in an outdoor gym in Lima, Peru.
A young Peruvian girl practices with a punching bag at the Boxeo VMT boxing club in an outdoor gym in Lima, Peru. A young Peruvian girl practices with a punching bag at the Boxeo VMT boxing club in an outdoor gym in Lima, Peru.
Boxing headgear hung on the rack in the boxing changing room of the Boxeo VMT boxing club in an outdoor gym in Lima, Peru. Boxing headgear hung on the rack in the boxing changing room of the Boxeo VMT boxing club in an outdoor gym in Lima, Peru.
Peruvian youths run around a playground at the Boxeo VMT boxing club in an outdoor gym in Lima, Peru. Peruvian youths run around a playground at the Boxeo VMT boxing club in an outdoor gym in Lima, Peru.
The urban horizon, with a shanty town built upon the hill, seen from the Boxeo VMT boxing club in an outdoor gym in Lima, Peru. The urban horizon, with a shanty town built upon the hill, seen from the Boxeo VMT boxing club in an outdoor gym in Lima, Peru.

Boxing club Boxeo VMT (II.)

Lima, Peru – July 2013

Boxeo VMT is a grassroots organisation offering boxing lessons to youth as an alternative to gang violence, crime and drug-trafficking. Located in some of Lima's most marginalized neighborhoods, Boxeo VMT club joins nearly 50 young men. Although the club disposes only of an unequipped outdoor facility with couple of punching bags, the young boxers train hard three times a week and dream to become a boxing champion.

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