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Gratitude

I enter and the steam hits my face obliterating the cold outside. Fist bumps around, smiling faces involved in their tasks. Coaches walking around filling the gaps of unknown with simple instruction.  Adding encouragement, useful criticism and a dose of … Continue reading

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Tacoma Golden Gloves 2015

The Golden Gloves is a historical boxing tournament held throughout the U.S.  The first ever Golden Gloves tournament was sponsored by the Chicago Tribune in 1923.  Past winners include Joe Louis, Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Hearns and DeLaHoya. The Golden … Continue reading

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Footwork and Marco Antonio Barerra

I am fascinated with footwork.  To me, footwork is everything, the foundation of a boxer’s skill…. Some of the flashiest and best I think are:  Sugar Ray Leonard, Willie Pep, Guillermo Rigondeaux, Pernell Whittaker, Floyd Mayweather…..and many more of old … Continue reading

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