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In the Below

4am the alarm jolts me up out of bed– but let’s be honest….the anxiety of oversleeping had me awake at 12:00……1:30…….2:15…….3:30………. Luggage, snow shoes, backpack….all a part of the essentials needed for this trip as we catch a Lyft to … Continue reading

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Footwork

Boxers know, footwork is our foundation. It doesn’t matter what you do if you do it with a faulty foundation.  Your connection to the ground will dictate your flexibility, your force, your spacial judgement, your maneuverability, and overall efficacy. Do … Continue reading

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Life is an Experiment

We have an expertise problem in our culture.  We think expertise is outside ourself, that there is one correct way to live and do things. Life is truly an experiment. In boxing there is not one style that is THE … Continue reading

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The Artist and the Boxer 4

The Artist and the boxer started as a vision.  I wanted the boxing gym to be a space where creativity could be expressed and witnessed outside of the traditional boxing context.  I wanted boxers and the outside world to interact … Continue reading

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A Difficult Task

Boxing is full of difficult things.  You cannot grow in the ring without constantly facing yourself in life. It’s a beautiful dance of growing in life then improving in the ring and growing in the ring then improving in life. … Continue reading

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What this is all for…

We are a unique kind, a rare occurance in the sporting world.  We agree to give and take punches inside ropes reducing our ability to run and hide.  We train day after day, endure hours of discomfort for a performance … Continue reading

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Not knowing

Not knowing is awful.  It takes over your mind with scenarios and certain uncertainties.  Not knowing allows your imagination to create realities that are not necessarily true…to start to believe every thought you have made up. Every coach and boxer … Continue reading

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KO Parkinson’s Debut March 3rd!

You may have noticed a unique community punching the bags and practicing their footwork alongside fitness, recreational, and competitive boxers. They are members battling Parkinson’s Disease through boxing. We’ve enjoyed the energy they bring to the gym, and it’s been … Continue reading

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So Many Styles

There are many styles and techniques in boxing.  As many ways as there are to express ourselves, there are ways to box.  All styles have the same fundamentals as a foundation. The coaches at Arcaro firmly believe in a strong … Continue reading

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Oh, Conflict, why ya gotta be a good teacher?

It never fails.  Conflict always teaches. It’s still not pleasant, fun or relaxing, but it is the best personal teacher I have ever met. I used to think my goal was to stay calm, to be the reasonable one, to … Continue reading

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