Tag Archives: Boxing

BECOMING: a guest blog!

Arcaro Boxing gym is magic. The gym has a constant hum of energy, echoes of all that activity and intention, even when there is no one there, and the bell is silent. Everyone seems happy at the gym, despite the … Continue reading

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Inner Conflict

I hit the bag with what feels like pillows on my hands.  Every massive swing does not generate the thud that I am looking for.  Searching for feeling somewhere in my trunk. NOTHINGNESS Looking for access, for the flood gates … Continue reading

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Gratitude

I enter and the steam hits my face obliterating the cold outside. Fist bumps around, smiling faces involved in their tasks. Coaches walking around filling the gaps of unknown with simple instruction.  Adding encouragement, useful criticism and a dose of … Continue reading

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Snippets of sun

October gold all around as the wind wisps lighter objects on the ground up into the air and violently returns them to the earth.  The sun through the windows feigns a balmy outdoors.  Stepping outside feeling the prick of cold … Continue reading

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No nonsense vision

We are a no nonsense gym.  Deeply rooted in community efforts. When you come here, we are committed to helping you find your most powerful leverage. “If You Are Working On Something That You Really Care About, You Don’t Have … Continue reading

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6 most inspirational boxers

6 most inspirational boxers in history Boxing was first introduced into the ancient Olympic Games in the 7th Century, but other versions can be traced back to 3000 BC. Throughout history, this great sport has provided spectators with uncountable memorable … Continue reading

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Outcome

Our outcomes are the result of the sum of our decisions.  Our decisions are the sum of our reactions.  Our reactions are in response to our thoughts If the body is dysfunctional….the mind will be too.  We are not separate. … Continue reading

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When you can’t sleep- Think

Inside the ropes everything makes literal sense. A punch has velocity and angles- such simplicity.  You must master your response system- constantly picking up reactionary speed. The onslaught doesn’t slow down for your emotional processing- it continues, uninvited forcing you … Continue reading

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An inspirational story

Take a minute and read this story by Nancy Lieberman and then come back to this blog. This woman is bad assery!  I wish I had a smidge of what she has…..I’m just a follower when I look at her … Continue reading

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Interest in our failures

The hardest people to coach are the perfectionists. They are driven to do everything so right and there is no room for error.  Frustration lurks around every bend.  Creativity is stifled. Over tensioned muscles try to control and prevent errors … Continue reading

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