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About arcaroboxinggym

Boxing gym for recreational and competitive boxers. Community minded and locally inspired. Seattle Small Business Supporter

Semantics and on line training

Efficacy and leverage drive my desire.  How can we get that perfect punch in motion with maximum power. It’s cool to have knockout power from a static position….but it’s way cooler if you can generate it while moving. I work … Continue reading

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Sunday rest

The days were the same before all this happened. I always had to remind myself what year, month and day it was so I could interact in the rest of the world as we have it constructed. I wake up … Continue reading

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INTRO

A wrecking ball of a human colliding with her targets looking like she is swinging from her arms trapeze to trapeze. Grace and torrential power. Those are the kind of punches I want.  March 1971, I arrived.  Italian mom, wasp dad.  … Continue reading

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The best

I used to be driven by being the best. I had this arrogance that I could be or that I was better than others…..that I had skills others didn’t have.  That I would be recognized by “the world” as the … Continue reading

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In the way

The only person in the way of you is you. Every obstacle is a chance to develop choice of perception.  Your interpretation is up to you….. but that takes work………a…….lot………of……………Work “Don’t be a blight on society” The phrase from my … Continue reading

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coaching

I am learning guitar.  Next to coaching, guitar consumes me.  Music and boxing -expressions of self, of nature. I can’t wait for my next practice session. How to change chords, how to strum.  How to read a tab and break … Continue reading

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Crown Shyness

The space between trees that don’t touch It’s between you and me-  Boxer and Coach Crowd and Fighter That walk- an endless hallway in a horror flick All that space…………to wander off It’s too long-  time to think and listen … Continue reading

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Betting and boxing

As we enter the 2020s, it’s hard to deny that interest in professional boxing has declined sharply in the United States. While the sport has enjoyed something of a resurgence in parts of Europe, it appears to be long past … Continue reading

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BECOMING: a guest blog!

Arcaro Boxing gym is magic. The gym has a constant hum of energy, echoes of all that activity and intention, even when there is no one there, and the bell is silent. Everyone seems happy at the gym, despite the … Continue reading

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Inner Conflict

I hit the bag with what feels like pillows on my hands.  Every massive swing does not generate the thud that I am looking for.  Searching for feeling somewhere in my trunk. NOTHINGNESS Looking for access, for the flood gates … Continue reading

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