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Saturday morning

I’ve got a playlist on, putzing around getting some initial chores done before headed to the gym.  I’m thinking of what skills I want to work on today.  Ultimately we want each and every person so confident in their punch … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Chores

Drinking coffee, once again alternating sitting on my couch staring into space out the window and completing household chores.  It’s a pretty sweet morning routine. For around 12 years now, I have gotten up on the weekdays to teach the … Continue reading

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Body and mind

When I was competing, I could not handle being alone without feeling very lonely and ultimately anxious.  I wanted nothing more than to make those feelings go away.  But the effort to make the feelings go away just created more … 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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Nature moment and changes

This morning I woke up to dogs hounding me to go outside.  I live in an apartment with a rooftop deck and so we go through the usual ritual of dressing appropriately for human interaction, the weather and terrain!  I … 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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Fitness Business

I’ve been an athlete my whole life.  An injured athlete often and still I trained hard and harder and harder still.  In the past 3 years since starting this gym, I’ve been looking for different information.  Looking for better ways to … Continue reading

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Here we go

I just got back after a few days away from the gym.  It felt amazing to step away and leave business in the hands of others.  I’m grateful for the ability to get away and not have to worry about … Continue reading

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Learning Mode

It is sooooo hard to be in learning mode, to be interested in what you are doing. In our culture we are so fixated on tangible objects, objectives and outcomes.  We talk about the process but really revel in the … Continue reading

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Sitting in the gym

One of the best things about owning my own gym is having the ability to open up and learn from all kinds of coaches, teachers, speakers and business owners. I’m sitting here today listening to the bustle of training activity … Continue reading

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