IBA World Boxing Academy

The IBA World Boxing Academy is a specialized center of excellence for National Federations that are affiliated to IBA. The Academy provides the most modern training facilities and programs, not only for the development of athletes but also for a wide range of experts, coaches, judges, doctors, sports managers and administrators. This sports complex is one of the main foundations for the further development and promotion of boxing. Classrooms as well as state-of-the-art gyms and boxing halls, equipped and staffed with the most modern equipment, are key for future champions.


IBA is committed to developing the next generation of boxers, as well as supporting the development of our sport from grassroots through to elite level. The first of its kind, the IBA Boxing Academy is based in Talgar, Almaty Region, Kazakhstan.

Completed in 2013, the IBA World Boxing Academy is an integrated training institute which embraces all aspects of the development of the sport of boxing. World class facilities will host world class programs for IBA National Member Federations. The IBA Academy will set best practice global standards for boxing education, development and performance.


  • Total space of 29,000 m2
  • Accommodation for over 160 people
    • 76 Double standard Rooms
    • 12 Single Rooms
  • Conference hall (I) for 210 people
  • Conference hall (II) for 150 people
  • Seminar room for 65 people
  • 500 m2 of medical and sport science facilities
  • 5 boxing rings
  • Fully equipped (more than 100 equipment) boxing and cardio gym
  • Full medical screening facilities
  • Anti-doping laboratory in Almaty
  • 25-meter Swimming pool and Sauna
  • Running track and Football pitch

Athletes’ Programs

  • IBA scholarship program
  • Special training camps
  • Special sparring sessions
  • Sports science support – nutrition, strength and conditioning, fitness testing
  • Sports psychology – mental skills training to develop mental toughness
  • Personal development programs tailored to athletes
  • Athlete education programs
  • Post-career development

IBA Official’s Management Programs

Academy of Sports Science and Administration

Programs for Sports Managers:

  • Targeted management Seminars for IBA National Member Federations’ Staff
  • Event Management
  • Team Management
  • Sports Science
  • Sports Medical
  • Governance