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#coachesdowntime story

Confession: I’ve been afraid of my InstaPot Well, really I feel anxious when I have to read manuals…..follow directions……fill out new forms……you get the idea. I can go in the ring and get punched, but having to read a manual … Continue reading

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skills

At Arcaro we are focused on the fundamentals. Fundamentals in boxing, communication, awareness……..just overall fundamentals. You don’t have to compete to be treated like a competitive boxer.   You do have to want to face discomfort……to face how ineffective we … Continue reading

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Thaw- The break-up

The ice slowly changes form- it’s frozen identity dying, breaking up becoming another version of itself. The land is waking up as the sun shows itself more hours in the day and thaws the sleep from our eyes. We work, … Continue reading

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through the cracks……emerge

  You can aim for something and then it slips out of your hands- Eliud Kipchoge Walking forward, very little veering….I see the future…… desire seeping from every pore-  Aiming for something…not knowing the specific way.   My vision- pin point, … Continue reading

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living life with no choice

It’s always in the imagination that fear makes its easiest bed.  – The Tracker   Our nervous system links our body and mind.  We are a host of signals and chemical reactions that are influenced and interpreted by our environment.  … Continue reading

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overhearing conversations

Several months ago, I went to get food at one of my favorite Thai places, Bai Tong.  I always like to sit at the bar, whether I have an adult beverage or not.  It’s the place where the most conversation … Continue reading

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when you know

I had the sense of relief that comes from knowing that you have done the hardest of all the things you have to do, and the independence that come from having done something very difficult and important to yourself, even … Continue reading

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Fear

The most tiresome thing of being a coach is watching fighters hit that wall of fear and choose to walk away from it.  It’s heart wrenching to watch from the outside and see it so clear.  How do you convey … Continue reading

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Empathy/Tolerance

Empathy does not mean tolerance. I think this is the difference between understanding and feeling sorry for someone.  When we are empathic, we have an understanding of another’s plight.  We can resonate or understand with where they are coming from. … Continue reading

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box on Andrew!

Sometimes I open up my computer with so much to say and no words will come out.  They are stuck somewhere I can’t even identify.  It’s like I have all these ideas and a burning desire to share them but … Continue reading

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