Prince William and Duchess Kate receive mini boxing gloves for their kids

By Zach Harper

Prince William and Duchess Kate receive mini boxing gloves for their kids


Ding ding ding! Prince William and Duchess Kate received three very special gifts for their kids when they were in Port Talbot, Wales to learn about boxing and how it's improving young people's lives!

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were given boxing gloves for Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis at Bulldogs Boxing & Community Activities and Port Talbot Amateur Boxing. William was thrilled about it!

"Thank you so much," he said, according to People. "George is already eyeing up the punchbag... start them young."

We're sure the Cambridge kids will love these presents... and use them responsibly! Photo: © ROWAN GRIFFITHS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

The Cambridges are passionate about mental health and improving young people's early years, and they were keen to hear about all the difference the club is making in the community.

"One of our young people hadn't been out of the family home for three years before coming here and taking part," Samantha Fox, Bulldogs Boxing and Community Activities' project manager, told People. She also went on to praise the work William and Kate are doing on mental health.

"They are amazing. People need to speak out more about it," Samantha continued. "There is a taboo still and people find it hard to talk about or understand. It's fantastic that they are bringing awareness to it. They are coming into communities like this and meeting people – some of whom have real issues like anxiety or young people who may self harm. They are here today doing the exercises and joining in with the young people on their level."

Kate spent lots of time speaking with kids at the engagement, and even participated in a group activity! Photo: © ROWAN GRIFFITHS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images

Earlier in the week, Kate released a very special heartfelt and empathetic message for Children's Mental Health Week in the UK, which is being run through one of her patronages, Place2Be.

"For many children today, the world can feel a scary and daunting place," she said. "While we might not always feel brave inside, even the smallest act – such as sharing a worry or asking for help – can be incredibly courageous.

"Helping children to feel confident about seeking support can have a transformational impact on their lives. Being able to try new things and push ourselves outside of our comfort zone are important skills that can build children's resilience and self-esteem.

"Learning these skills early in life can give children tools to cope with future challenges they may face in adulthood. Our long-term ambition is to bring about positive, lasting change for generations to come. I'd love schools and families across the country to take part in the week to help children and young people to 'find their brave.'"

The amazing thing about the Cambridges' work is it's not just having an impact nationally in the UK, but also internationally as well!

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