AIBA Coach Certification Courses

Investment in Coaches is a key priority for AIBA as it continuously seeks to deliver top-quality boxers on the world stage.

The AIBA pathway creates a clear system for developing coaches from national level right up to AIBA 3-Star certification, ensuring the highest quality and global standards are met in coaching. A dedicated team of AIBA Coaches Instructors can be deployed anywhere in the world to deliver AIBA Coaches Certification Courses.

Organizing a course
If your National Federation is interested in organising a course, please first review the course guidelines below.

All AIBA Coaches course should be requested by filling in the online form at

Please note that AIBA Coaches Commission is currently reviewing the Coaches’ Development programme and, therefore, suggests organising AIBA 2-Star courses from the end of 2017. AIBA 3-Star courses are not planned to take place in 2017 and will re-start in 2018 with an updated programme.

AIBA 1-Star Coach Certification Courses – Guidelines (July 2018)
AIBA 2-Star Coach Certification Courses – Guidelines (July 2018)

Registering for a course
If you are a coach and would like to participate in an AIBA Coach Certification Course, please first review the appropriate course guidelines to ensure that you meet the eligibility requirements. If you meet all of the requirements, please contact your National Federation to register you to an upcoming AIBA Coach Certification Courses.


Applying for Olympic Solidarity Funding
At the moment, Olympic Solidarity offers three types of programmes for coaches:

  • Development of the National Sport Structure: 6-month programme for developing boxing, including coaches.
  • Technical Courses for Coaches: Olympic Solidarity sponsorship of an AIBA Coach Certification Course.
  • Olympic Scholarships for Coaches: Scholarships for coaches to attend educational programmes.

If your National Federation would like to apply for one of these Olympic Solidarity coach programmes, please review the guidelines below and contact your NOC. More information is also available on the Olympic Solidarity website:

Olympic Solidarity DNSS
Olympic Solidarity Olympic Scholarships for Coaches
Olympic Solidarity Technical Courses for Coaches

Calendar 2018 / 2019 / 2020

Confed, City, CountryAIBA Star LevelCourse LanguageCourse DatesRegistrationStatus
Naxxar, Malta
1RUS/ENG24 – 30 January 2019ClosedConfirmed
Belgrade, Serbia
1ENG5 - 11 February 2019ClosedConfirmed
Khartoum, Sudan
1ARB11 - 17 February 2019ClosedConfirmed
Khartoum, Sudan
2ARB19 - 25 February 2019ClosedConfirmed
Vladikavkaz, Russia
2RUS01 – 07 March 2019ClosedConfirmed
Zagreb, Croatia
1ENG18 – 24 March 2019ClosedConfirmed
Cardiff, Wales
2ENG23 - 29 March 2019ClosedConfirmed
Baku, Azerbaijan
1RUS26 March - 1 April 2019ClosedConfirmed
Baghdad, Iraq
2ARB08 - 14 April 2019ClosedConfirmed
ASBC, India1ENG10 – 17 May 2019ClosedConfirmed
ASBC, India2ENG10 – 17 May 2019ClosedConfirmed
AFBC, Gabon1FRA13-19 May, 2019Till April 18, 2019Cancelled
AFBC, Ethiopia1ENGMay 25 – 01 June 2019Closed Cancelled
EUBC, Croatia1ENG10-16 June, 2019Open till 17 May 2019Confirmed
Baghdad, Iraq
1ARB11 - 17 June 2019Till May 15, 2019Confirmed
ASBC, Palestine1ARB21-26 June, 2019Open till 03 May 2019Confirmed
Mito City, Japan
2ENG08 – 14 July 2019ClosedCancelled
AFBC, Uganda1ENG16-22 July, 2019Open till 31 May 2019Confirmed
EUBC, Ukraine1ENG, RUSJuly 19 – July 25, 2019Open till 20 June 2019Confirmed
OCBC, Australia1ENGJuly 20 - August 05, 2019Open till 31 May 2019Confirmed
ASBC, Korea3ENGJune 28 - July 04, 2019ClosedConfirmed
ASBC, Korea2ENGJuly 05 - July 11, 2019ClosedConfirmed
ASBC, Kuwait1ENG/ARA23-30 Jan 2020Open until 31 Dec 2019Confirmed

*In Progress* means that AIBA fully intends to organise this course and is waiting for the final details.

AIBA Coach Regulations’ Manual
This is the 2010 Coaches Manual.  AIBA is currently working in a new version that will be released by the end of 2017.

AIBA Coach Certification Courses Photos