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Patterns

Our lives are patterns…..patterns of thought, movement and behavior. I’m on the fence about whether we change patterns, only get more aware or do both. I was watching some old footage of Greg from when he boxed in Hawaii…..and was … Continue reading

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How do we listen

I am the great offender of cutting people off-  sometimes I think I’m even as bold to finish the concept, thought or sentence for another.  I’m certain this is my least favorite habit that I engage in currently.  I find … Continue reading

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Knowing the depths

As coaches, we find our depths and get to know them so that we are able to better guide others in finding theirs.  We sit in our depths with curiosity so that we can clean out as much judgement as … Continue reading

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So many things

I’ve been away from Seattle, my dogs and the gym for over a week.  It feels like it’s been almost a month. If I had it entirely my way, Greg would have the championship from Golden Gloves in his hand … Continue reading

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Little lessons

There is nothing like running a business to learn what a really terrible leader you are.  I was speaking to another entrepreneur about this realization.  Now, making a statement like that just might elicit outside comments like, “but coach, you … Continue reading

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Morning

Change affects us on infinite levels.  It unsettles us to the core and makes us question our identity. When I started the gym in Pratt Park, it was my first big change in a long time.  I had been at … Continue reading

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Competitive season

Here we are again in January with Golden Gloves a week away.  Competitive teams ebb and flow at all gyms.  Sometimes we are stacked with eager competitors who are ring ready and other times we have a bunch of folks … Continue reading

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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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Brewing the coffee

It’s Sunday morning-  I’m brewing coffee, studying about myofascial release and a few other boxing related things.  Class is happening at the gym and Seattle is getting a much needed respite from high temperatures. Every Sunday before I get to … Continue reading

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Coaching linguistics

Watching video footage results in an education on many fronts.  I’ll watch the footage for patterns, the space between the participants, efficient skills and those needing improvement.  I study body language and repetitive movements.  I also listen for my voice … Continue reading

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