Tag Archives: art

Knowing the depths

As coaches, we find our depths and get to know them so that we are able to better guide others in finding theirs.  We sit in our depths with curiosity so that we can clean out as much judgement as … Continue reading

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So many things

I’ve been away from Seattle, my dogs and the gym for over a week.  It feels like it’s been almost a month. If I had it entirely my way, Greg would have the championship from Golden Gloves in his hand … Continue reading

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Competitive season

Here we are again in January with Golden Gloves a week away.  Competitive teams ebb and flow at all gyms.  Sometimes we are stacked with eager competitors who are ring ready and other times we have a bunch of folks … Continue reading

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Possibility

I see possibility everywhere.  If I want something then I know it is possible.  I trust my goals and abilities to reach them. Sometimes a million things come at you and it seems as if you may not get what … Continue reading

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Boxing Art

I see all sport as art. Athletes create their masterpieces through movement and expression with their bodies just as an artist uses her brush, pencil, or instrument.  Just as an artist takes an emotion and gives it life, so does … Continue reading

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Just a bit about boxing

My very first true love is boxing.  I am of course unabashed in love with friends and family closest to me, but boxing, it’s got a hold of me. What happens in the gym is what I envision in the … Continue reading

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Communication and Relationships

I think that your relationships and communication are really all you have to measure yourself to see what you are accomplishing in life.  The results tell you the truth. Anytime I am experiencing a rash of miscommunication, I realize that … Continue reading

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Boxing- An I- Thou Relationship

A wonderful side effect of a boxing gym, is the wide range of personalities and thinkers that attend.  The community that you immediately have access to.  Luckily, many of these folks share ideas with me and send me articles and … Continue reading

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Impact

Sometimes I’ll feel an urge to write, but I won’t have a clue how to put all my thoughts down in tangible sentences.  Yesterday felt larger than daily life.  So many current events that seem inexplicable to me.  I watched … Continue reading

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Dissatisfaction and satisfaction

  BOXING IS THE ART OF PRACTICING CONFLICT For the past year, my team has endured a ration of losses in their boxing matches and I have spent the greater part of this year really questioning my coaching ability.  Questioning … Continue reading

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