The Fighting Spirit / The Cairns Sun

Breaking the cycle of violence and suicide in Cairns is The Streets Movement’s mission. More than 2,000 youths have been through their program, set up just over two years ago at Bentley Park. Boxing, mixed martial arts and maya thai are taught to develop self-confidence and self-discipline and give young people a positive focus to … read more

The Streets Movement Organisation | ABC Online

A street-fighting program to keep at-risk Indigenous youth out of trouble in north Queensland may soon be trialled in Syrian refugee camps. The Streets Movement was started in Cairns by Jesse Martin, who takes a pop-up gym around the region each week. In the past year, he has helped 10,000 kids. They learn boxing techniques … read more