New boxing club in Vale attracts kids and adults

Michael Padilla helps out with sparring practice at Viking Fitness. (The Enterprise/Yadira Lopez)

VALE – Three days a week, juvenile probation officer Michael Padilla takes punches from little girls in pink boxing gloves.

What started out as one-on-one training sessions between Padilla and his grandson has turned into a full-on boxing club – for girls, boys and adults – at Viking Fitness in Vale.

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