Tag Archives: dreaming big

Becoming our potential

We went to Golden Gloves full of potential and hope.  Both boxers Will and Precious put everything they could into their training.  We started 7 weeks out and began the regimen of boxing skills, running and sprinting.  Two weeks in … Continue reading

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Grand Opening Party

A huge thank you to the community for celebrating the opening of Arcaro Boxing! The Neighbor Lady provided delicious food and put tons of smiles on faces. Kagaka Lua blessed the space and you all made it my official home! … Continue reading

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Social media, risk and the love of boxing

When I was first introduced to social media, I was skeptical and rather negative.  Slowly, I warmed to the idea and now I am a full fledged social media addict.  I finally gave in to the risk of exposing myself … Continue reading

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Congratulations Jen Hamann on a Gold Medal International Debut! http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Boxing/Features/2013/May/19/Team-USA-Takes-Home-Eight-Gold-Medals-from-the-2013-Womens-Continental-Championships.aspx

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Olympic Training Center

Boxer Jen Hamann started training camp this past Monday for her upcoming International amateur boxing debut.  Jen will be competing in the Continental Championships in Caracas, Venezuela, May 15th-20th.  Local business Suburb Service sponsored Coach Tricia’s trip to the Olympic … Continue reading

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Small Business Highlight- Kismet Salon

Another great business and sponsor of Boxer- Jen Hamann is Kismet Salon.  Recently, owner Heather answered a few questions: 1.  What prompted you to start your own business?  I started Kismet Salon after I adopted my eldest daughter and was pregnant with … Continue reading

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Hardships and Victory- The Impressiveness of what Jen Hamann accomplished

Boxer Jen Hamann took on the extra match of becoming Gym Homeless in the face of preparing for Nationals.  She took the risk with me leaving a well known and established gym to go in the direction of the complete … Continue reading

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It’s 1:30am and now Sunday-  The day after the USA Boxing National Championships.  There are many new champions and several repeaters. The Pacific Northwest had 3 boxers in the finals.  2 ended with Gold Medals and one a heartbreaking silver … Continue reading

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Day of preparation

Today is a more relaxing day than the previous ones with weigh ins and competitions.  The top two boxers go in for head shot photos this morning and gather information about the routine on finals day.   Of course, staying … Continue reading

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It’s time to fight

In about 4 hours, boxer Jen Hamann will be doing her thing in the ring.  Here’s a little look into the behind the scenes on match day. We woke up at 4:30am to check weight as official weigh ins were … Continue reading

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