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

Opportunity

We are given opportunities in life.  We seize them, or we don’t and seek another chance to change directions. In working on being more self-aware, I learned that it’s best to have a methodology in which you are able to … Continue reading

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An inspirational story

Take a minute and read this story by Nancy Lieberman and then come back to this blog. This woman is bad assery!  I wish I had a smidge of what she has…..I’m just a follower when I look at her … Continue reading

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Interest in our failures

The hardest people to coach are the perfectionists. They are driven to do everything so right and there is no room for error.  Frustration lurks around every bend.  Creativity is stifled. Over tensioned muscles try to control and prevent errors … Continue reading

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Vision

I always know where I stand while I look out there. Boxers have to know themselves completely.  We need to know and understand the ranges in us from confidence to insecurity.  We need to know how and why we make … Continue reading

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Body Image

Marketing’s sole purpose is to create a feeling of demand for a product.  Sometimes, the demand can be false and embellished via marketing campaigns– leading to an actual demand that perpetuates itself. Body image changes with our societal conditioning.  We … Continue reading

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Shattered

Sparring is the best way to confront yourself…..At Arcaro, we aim to make sure you have an authentic boxing experience-  one that allows you to be challenged and to grow.  Below is a guest blog post by Linda-  One of … Continue reading

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Failure and Setbacks

Sometimes the hardest thing to do is really look in the mirror.  It’s super easy to put our finger outward and away……so much harder to turn it and point between our eyes. One of the most common human habits when … Continue reading

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Funny

It’s a funny world we live in… One that chooses the surface visual facade over the depths……says yielding is being a pushover and that strength must only come in bulk.  One that chooses object over substance and claims vulnerability is … Continue reading

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Stopping the war with time

We are a culture of bandaids…..of temporary fixes……of trying resurrection versus changing our behavior. We always seem to want to be anywhere but where we actually are.  We manipulate time according to our own definitions.  We complain of the waste … Continue reading

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Inefficiencies

To be a boxer- you have to be comfortable with searching for failure- you have to be excited to see your inefficiencies -you have to be motivated to look for all that is wrong because that is your work. It … Continue reading

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