Tag Archives: experience

Control(ling)

I step into the ring and am summoned to the center….looking right into myself.  I hear the referee’s instructions like a faint, tinny, hollow echo.  I never lose my gaze as I back up to the corner and hear my … Continue reading

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There’s a lil sumpin goin on round here

There’s something really special going on around here.  The coaching staff is a beautiful blend of all aspects of life.  We come from a multitude of experiences in and out of the ring and we bring that knowledge to you. … Continue reading

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Pacific Northwest Amateur Boxing

We box to feel free.  We enter the gym and start our day, or shed it.  We box for the feelings that arise and leave with each thud of the glove.  The sweat purges unwanted toxins, cleans our soul and … Continue reading

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What are you fighting for?

What are you fighting for? There are things that drive us, that propel our fight.  They can be to prove capability to ourselves, to prove people wrong, to defend from feeling previous experiences again, or a fight to see who … Continue reading

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A little lesson from Zen

Lately, coach Jen has been attending a sitting meditation group at SU called Eco Sangha.  Through this group came an opportunity to attend a full day meditation that consisted of sitting, walking, working and eating- all in silence. Honestly, it … Continue reading

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Communication and Relationships

I think that your relationships and communication are really all you have to measure yourself to see what you are accomplishing in life.  The results tell you the truth. Anytime I am experiencing a rash of miscommunication, I realize that … Continue reading

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Authenticity driven

Being authentic- discovering how to let myself out of the depths I have hidden-  being myself to the fullest is a huge passion……I have chosen boxing to access my innermost self.  Some of us pick sports, music, writing, speaking, photography, … Continue reading

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