Tag Archives: determination

Boxing education

About 5 years ago I had a realization that I was a decent coach, but not really all THAT good…. The reason I came to this conclusion is because I realized I was stagnant in my learning.  I wasn’t looking … 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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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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Boxing

Recently I’ve been working with athletes from other sports.  It dawned on me as I was doing a training session, you can go to a few practices and then jump right into competition.  Boxing is very different.  It could be … Continue reading

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Blogs evoke more blogs

FROM  Jonathan Lareau‘s Blog:  Don’t fight the pain. It’s taken me a long time to learn this one. And I have a history of doing or using anything I can to not feel the pain. I know this doesn’t work … Continue reading

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Italian Heritage Month

One of my most favorite things about boxing is its deep pride in representing heritage.   I wasn’t raised with the Italian side of my family.  I always had this nagging feeling in me that I belonged to something and … Continue reading

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Keep Moving

Today I worked with a gym member who is also an entrepreneur.   We were training while 20+ people were engaged in Tai Chi.   It was beautiful,  him punching while they flowed as a group. All these bodies engaging … Continue reading

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Finals Day

Finally!  The last day to make weight. Jen has worked diligently  for 4 months to get here. She will go to weigh ins, fill out paperwork making her position on the USA Team Official.  Then participate in an informational meeting … Continue reading

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Semi-Finals!

Several Pacific Northwest Boxers will be showing off all their hard work today.  Olympic Boxer, Queen Underwood.  Olympic Hopeful, Jen Hamann.  Tacoma Boxers, Jerrell Barbour and Nick Jefferson as well as Bumblebee Boxer Manny Dunham. They have put in the … Continue reading

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