Tag Archives: belief

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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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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A Ring of thought

When we pay attention in a rigid, effortfull and thus stressed way, it is a drag on the entire mind body system:  We are more likely to overreact in ways that are fearful, angry, effortfull, rigid and resistant.  When we … Continue reading

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Trusting your training

“Trust your training” is a common saying in boxing.  It’s meant to illicit confidence, to bolster a boxer’s spirit as he/she approaches match time.  Running, repetitive skills, strength and conditioning are all key elements in training.  A boxer cannot do … Continue reading

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Actions and desire

Your actions prove what you want.  Your situations and experiences are proof of the decisions you are making and of your deeper motivations.  What a perfect check and balance. Look at your outcomes and ask if you are getting what … Continue reading

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Keep on punching

There is a lot of turnover in boxing competitors. Coaches witness hundreds of athletes go through the experiences of training and competition.  Every single boxer meets the match within themselves that is their make or break point.  The match they … Continue reading

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Expectations

I was listening to a podcast from This American Life called “Batman” Part of the podcast is about a man, Daniel Kish who is blind and uses a self taught tongue clicking technique to navigate his surroundings.  Because of his … Continue reading

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Learning Mode

It is sooooo hard to be in learning mode, to be interested in what you are doing. In our culture we are so fixated on tangible objects, objectives and outcomes.  We talk about the process but really revel in the … Continue reading

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Becoming our potential

We went to Golden Gloves full of potential and hope.  Both boxers Will and Precious put everything they could into their training.  We started 7 weeks out and began the regimen of boxing skills, running and sprinting.  Two weeks in … Continue reading

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Embracing the positive and the negative

There is nothing wrong with absorbing uplifting information, but there is another side of the coin that needs to be addressed if we wish to actually grow and change in the world- Alec Cope http://www.spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com Tomorrow is weigh in time … Continue reading

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