Tag Archives: Champions

More on silence

I’m seeing the importance of being able to embrace silence while in the chaos of life.  I’ve recently come off of a couple of months of experiencing several conflicts.  I’ve believed and doubted myself over and over again.  I’ve filled … Continue reading

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Canvas

My life as a coach is a canvas.  It gets stained, cleaned and painted with beautiful interactions. Each footprint leaves a mark on me and forever changes my shape, my views and my future experiences. My job is to create … Continue reading

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GUEST BOXER RORY SANTOS

In 1928, women were struggling for the right to run track and field in the Olympics.  It was common belief that women would ruin their reproductive capabilities and that they were emotionally incapable of handling this type of competition. Fast … Continue reading

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What it’s all about

Being a good coach is so much more than having a good skill set to share.  It is 95% about building effective relationships. I started coaching as a closed off, hidden and not very approachable person.  In hindsight, it’s obvious … 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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A Big Tournament

Every year one of the biggest tournaments in amateur boxing happens in Independence Missouri.  Boxers from all over the world participate hoping to win the belt in their weight class. Arcaro Boxing will be taking boxers for the first time! … 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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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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Tacoma Golden Gloves 2015

The Golden Gloves is a historical boxing tournament held throughout the U.S.  The first ever Golden Gloves tournament was sponsored by the Chicago Tribune in 1923.  Past winners include Joe Louis, Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Hearns and DeLaHoya. The Golden … Continue reading

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Feeling IT

I’m feeling it today!  What is it? Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth.  To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development … Continue reading

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