Life is an uneven playing field
We help level it out


Of adults that get a job through SOHK sustain it in the long term


Of pupils on SOHK for Schools avoid permanent exclusion and complete their education


Of adults completing SOHK have improved self-confidence, motivation, hopefulness and ability to face challenges

Support SOHK!

SOHK delivers life-changing programmes across the UK. We change the lives of children and adults using rugby, boxing and strongman courses, supported by a curriculum of powerful life lessons. We work with unemployed adults to find and sustain employment; and with school children at risk of exclusion to help them reengage with education. Please help us to reach more people in need of our services by donating today. We spend at least 87% of every donation directly on frontline work.



Target amount: £2,147,483,647.00

Amount raised: £34,304.51


Become a member

Become a member of SOHK RFC and help us deliver life changing programmes to children and adults.



Latest news

  • The Cardiff Central Course is Underway!

    Last week we welcomed 15 women and 26 men to the School of Hard Knocks family in Wales. Read more

  • International Day for the Eradication of Poverty: Giving Back the Power

    SOHK exists to give people back their power by delivering impactful mentoring sessions and harnessing the values of high impact sport. We often work with people in areas of high deprivation who face significant barriers to leading healthy lives and gaining employment. We address the external issues participants face that perpetuate social exclusion and provide a holistic programme with substantial support on nutrition, financial capability, help with substance abuse and mental wellbeing. Read more

  • Japan vs Scotland

    On Sunday 13 October SOHK held a fantastic fundraiser for the Scotland vs Japan game at the Caledonian Brewery. Read more

Latest events

  • Scotland VS Japan @ Caledonian Brewery

    An exclusive fundraiser at the Caledonian Brewery. Live screening of Scotland vs Japan, Japanese food, Scottish drinks, raffle and auction. Read more

  • Kiltwalk 2019!

    Registration is now open for Kiltwalk 2019. Join the SOHK team for Scotland's favourite fundraising event! Read more