Tag Archives: Constructive dissatisfaction

Competition and Golden Gloves!

It’s February and we are in the swing of competition. Competition is where we really find out the nitty gritty of ourselves.  We have to deal with the suffering in training, the anticipation of the fight.  We obsess about the … Continue reading

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There is No End Game

“There is no end game!” I found myself telling a boxer. He’s been using boxing training and metaphors to help strengthen his self awarenesses and increase his personal communication and business skills.  He was operating in a very linear system of … Continue reading

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Absolutes

There is a type of mindset that some athletes struggle with.  I call it Absolute.  If they have a “bad” sparring session, they consider themselves to be a “bad” boxer.  If they have a “good” sparring session, they consider themselves … Continue reading

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Dissatisfaction and satisfaction

  BOXING IS THE ART OF PRACTICING CONFLICT For the past year, my team has endured a ration of losses in their boxing matches and I have spent the greater part of this year really questioning my coaching ability.  Questioning … Continue reading

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