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Fear

The most tiresome thing of being a coach is watching fighters hit that wall of fear and choose to walk away from it.  It’s heart wrenching to watch from the outside and see it so clear.  How do you convey … Continue reading

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Every man is a moon and has a side which he turns toward nobody-  Mark Twain I ran across this quote on a #coachesdowntime walk. Walking through our lives we bump into and against many people.  Most of our interactions … 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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Expectations

I was listening to a podcast from This American Life called “Batman” Part of the podcast is about a man, Daniel Kish who is blind and uses a self taught tongue clicking technique to navigate his surroundings.  Because of his … Continue reading

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Fear and preparation

We have 2 boxers preparing for fights this weekend.  Countless people ask them, “are you excited?” It’s a vulnerable thing for a boxer to tell non fighters, “actually, I’m afraid!  I am nervous excited-My stomach is in knots-I’m in a … Continue reading

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Preparing

Opening this business is a lot like getting ready for a boxing match. In the beginning of competitive life, you know nothing about your opponent.  You have no idea how they are going to show up in the ring when … Continue reading

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