While certainly not necessary to buy, boxing shorts will certainly help your child look and feel the part. That's why we've rounded up the best ones you can buy for children. You'll want to go for kids boxing shorts that are lightweight so your child can keep cool and move freely. Side slits also allow your little boxer to move without being fully restricted.
We'd recommend choosing ones with an elastic waistband or better yet, with a drawcord so you can ensure they fit perfectly.
Farabi KIDS JUNIOR Muay Thai Shorts
Made with 100 per cent satin polyester, these boxing shorts feature an embroidery logo. They're lightweight and have a pull string cord to be expanded and tightened for the perfect fit.
Available in sizes: XXS and XS
Review: "Lovely material. As they were for children, they fit perfectly, loose and not digging into their waists. Girls are happy with them too."
Prime Sports Shop Ultimate Kids Boxing Uniform
Fully machine washable, this bargain set includes both boxing shorts as well as a top. Available in three different colours, the shorts feature an extra-wide elastic contrast waistband, leg slits and extra-long length for freedom of movement. The top is a sleek racer-back style with shoulder straps that stay secure and won't move during boxing. It is cut extra-long to stay tucked in.
Available in sizes: 3-14
Review: "My son loves this, I followed the size guide and it fits my son well."
BXF kids retro shorts
Add some colour to your child's boxing wardrobe with these BXF shorts in a retro style. Made from 100 per cent cotton single Jersey, they have contrast binding and drawcord. The shorts have curved side hems for greater movement.
Available in sizes: 5-12
Adidas base punch II shorts
Suitable for both kids and adults, these lightweight shorts promise 'superior moisture management' helping your child stay cool while wearing them as well as an elasticated waistband for comfort.
Available in sizes: XXsmall to XXlarge
Kids boxing shorts 100
Keep your youngster comfortable throughout training with these boxing shorts with side pockets and a wide waistband to keep them in place. They offer a loose fit with side slits for ease of movement.
Available in sizes: 5-11 years
Adidas Box Logo Shorts Junior
Although not specifically for boxing, these Adidas shorts are sure to do the trick. Your child will enjoy a comfortable fit thanks to the elasticated waistband and lightweight construction. Choose from three different colours.
Available in sizes: 7-13
Tyson style boxing shorts
Inspired by the Mike Tyson 1986 WBC fight, these black satin shorts are designed to be worn above the knee. Cut to reflect the old-school style worn by Boxers such as Frank Buglioni, Kevin Mitchell and more, you can customise the shorts with your child's name.
Available in sizes: S-L