Tag Archives: Community

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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What’s your motivation

6 years in the game with my own business. 17 years in boxing. 17 years and more of growth!  Failure and more growth-  success and more growth……..tons of growth. My motivation is community.  It’s serving my fellow humans in the … 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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Body Image

Marketing’s sole purpose is to create a feeling of demand for a product.  Sometimes, the demand can be false and embellished via marketing campaigns– leading to an actual demand that perpetuates itself. Body image changes with our societal conditioning.  We … Continue reading

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More on a skilled life

Sitting in the wallows of self pity sometimes feels good-  for a moment anyway.  It’s nice to curl up and wrap the blanket around my whole body, snug, tight, compact and protected.  It’s soothing to lie still, to feel hurt, … Continue reading

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Living a skilled life

I was 17 when I took the job at the nursing home. I was living a lost life and the nursing aid job, sports and high school studies kept my head barely above water. My senior year I worked night … Continue reading

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Environment

Who do you spend time with? How do they make you who you are? James Altucher calls this your ‘scene.’ As Jim Rohn put it, you are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. As … Continue reading

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You have to go to know

You have to go to know  -The Tracker (The true story of Tom Brown Jr) I can paint a picture of what it is like up on that canvas above the crowd, lights targeting me and my opponent….but you won’t … Continue reading

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Insights-4

I don’t spar very much these days so I have to get my testing in daily life via conflicts or intense situations to see how much of my training holds together. This morning while driving to the gym I was … Continue reading

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