Tag Archives: Boxing

Foundation

The building of one’s foundation is the absolutely the most important aspect of training and in my opinion, living life.   You must be steeped in discipline. On the daily, I see the importance of getting a simple, yet solid base … Continue reading

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PAIN

Pain is sensation accompanied by the motor intention to withdraw.  If you aren’t trying to get away from it, it isn’t pain, it is just sensation-  Thomas Meyers This definition from Thomas Meyers woke me up immediately.  Mind blowing perspective … 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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A Mountainous Experience

This weekend a friend and I summited Mt. St. Helens.  It was honestly the hardest hike I have ever done.  Mt. Baker, Long’s Peak and one other peak in Colorado are close but not as horrendous as this one. Every … Continue reading

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Preparation

12 Minutes.  That’s it.  12 minutes. The training is at a minimum 60 minutes X 6 days X however many months.  We clock in close to 4000 minutes to complete 12! During our training,  I’ve asked my fighter to suffer … Continue reading

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The Paradox

This blog is inspired by coach Jen all the way in St. John’s, Newfoundland. But one must not think ill of the paradox, for the paradox is the passion of thought, and the thinker without the paradox is like the … 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 as Applied Humanities

Boxing is applied psychology.  The ring our couch, our sparring partners our therapists.  We enter the ring to become aware of our patterns……our thoughts that govern our movements.  Our sparring partners expose us to ourselves.  Our coaches are our alter … Continue reading

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Repetition

I’m curious about the actions we do and the thoughts we think habitually…..the way we enter certain rooms, the side of the bed we sleep on, the place we set our keys down….We do these things out of habit and not … Continue reading

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This boxing thing

In October, we are 4 years old.  Each day the business is alive, I feel deep down grateful.  Owning a business has forced me to push myself in directions I never imagined.  I’ve had to grow up in an entirely … Continue reading

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