Tag Archives: awareness

Sunday Study

Reading this book Silence by Robert Sardello in connection to what I’m learning bio-mechanically via Functional Patterns, I am understanding the importance of the body being in a condition of efficiency. In order to achieve silence in the body constantly … Continue reading

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What’s Community?

Recently I was asked how I defined community. As the gym develops and gets some years behind it, I really think this through.  I talked to OG yesterday…..(you may know him as coach Richard Wells) and he reminded me that … Continue reading

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Living in the ring

Boxing is so simple and of course complex at the same instant. Boxing makes you face yourself as an entire system and forces you to own up to all your intent. I’m 46 and still cranking on improving my communication, … Continue reading

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What are you fighting for?

What are you fighting for? There are things that drive us, that propel our fight.  They can be to prove capability to ourselves, to prove people wrong, to defend from feeling previous experiences again, or a fight to see who … Continue reading

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Boxing education

About 5 years ago I had a realization that I was a decent coach, but not really all THAT good…. The reason I came to this conclusion is because I realized I was stagnant in my learning.  I wasn’t looking … Continue reading

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Boxing Lessons

Boxing taught me, when you feel and know the power within you, you don’t have to prove it on the outside. It’s a rhythm thing to me…..If I’m looking externally for approval and disapproval, I am no longer in my … Continue reading

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One can never be the master of his technical knowledge unless all his psychic hindrances are removed and he can keep his mind in a state of emptiness (fluidity), even purged of whatever technique he has obtained. Lee, Bruce (1975-10-01). … Continue reading

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Top of the mountain alone?

Every boxer has sparring partner stories.  Some sparring partners teach us harsh lessons while others take a more gentle approach, but no matter what, each of them has a huge impact on the people we are today.  I think it is … 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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The space

With power comes great responsibility.  As a coach, people look to me for leadership, for advice and direction.  It feels overwhelming at times……and I often doubt my efficacy, capability and intentions. I work with an awareness coach once a week … Continue reading

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