Tag Archives: courage

Boxing Art

I see all sport as art. Athletes create their masterpieces through movement and expression with their bodies just as an artist uses her brush, pencil, or instrument.  Just as an artist takes an emotion and gives it life, so does … Continue reading

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Feeling grateful

We are now 1 year 8 months old! Today I walked to work with the pups and sat down to enjoy some alone time in the gym.  I messed around with e-mail, Facebook and got in a little Netflix while … 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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Perseverance, Process, Each Step

Life is not easy for any of us.  But what of that?  We must have perseverance and above all, confidence in ourselves.  We must believe that we are gifted for something and this thing must be obtained. – Marie Curie … Continue reading

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2015

I’ve heard it said many times that one must crawl before they can walk.  Or, that you have to be 13 before you can be 25. To get to this point I had to experience 2013 and 2014.  To say … Continue reading

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A Place to Gather

A gym is a place to gather as much as your neighborhood watering hole.  It’s what I really love about our gym in particular.  Especially after lesson. Typically everyone sits around and shares their sparring and life experiences and I … Continue reading

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Courage Pays Off

Courage Pays Off is what Fundraising Director Jody Waits told me after I said to her that tears were rolling down my face after hearing how successful our fundraising party was. They are still rolling down. You never know what … Continue reading

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