Tag Archives: functional patterns

An inspirational story

Take a minute and read this story by Nancy Lieberman and then come back to this blog. This woman is bad assery!  I wish I had a smidge of what she has…..I’m just a follower when I look at her … Continue reading

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Interest in our failures

The hardest people to coach are the perfectionists. They are driven to do everything so right and there is no room for error.  Frustration lurks around every bend.  Creativity is stifled. Over tensioned muscles try to control and prevent errors … Continue reading

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Vision

I always know where I stand while I look out there. Boxers have to know themselves completely.  We need to know and understand the ranges in us from confidence to insecurity.  We need to know how and why we make … Continue reading

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Body Image

Marketing’s sole purpose is to create a feeling of demand for a product.  Sometimes, the demand can be false and embellished via marketing campaigns– leading to an actual demand that perpetuates itself. Body image changes with our societal conditioning.  We … Continue reading

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Inefficiencies

To be a boxer- you have to be comfortable with searching for failure- you have to be excited to see your inefficiencies -you have to be motivated to look for all that is wrong because that is your work. It … Continue reading

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Trapped

There are times in life one feels trapped.   If you could just get away or out of the situation you are in, everything would be better.  You wouldn’t have to feel this way anymore. That’s not how it works. … Continue reading

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Decision making

…perhaps the biggest problem lies in the way that individual decisions accumulate into big effects. –  David R. Montgomery-  King of Fish.  The Thousand Year Run of Salmon Each thought begets a word, intelligible to the brain— taking shape in … Continue reading

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language reveals intent

I’m interested in language and intent.  Interested in word usage and the meanings we choose from the words we use.  It’s important to me how we interact and how we take responsibility for our thoughts and verbiage.  We are in … Continue reading

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Thaw- The break-up

The ice slowly changes form- it’s frozen identity dying, breaking up becoming another version of itself. The land is waking up as the sun shows itself more hours in the day and thaws the sleep from our eyes. We work, … Continue reading

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the mechanics

The most fluid, effective movement creating that effortlessly powerful punch. I think about it non stop-  how do I get that punch from stationary to moving? How to I spread the tension through my body so that I can maximize … Continue reading

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