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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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Another early morning

As I move through my life, I look for gaps in my identity and behavior.  Where am I not true to myself, where am I hypocritical?  Where am I resisting change? This morning I got up at 4am, made coffee, … Continue reading

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Knowing

Boxers can possess an undeniable confidence because we know what it means to hit the mat and stand up again.  We know ourselves because we are constantly interested in exposing our deepest fears, our insecurities.  To know your own darkness … Continue reading

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Accountability

Being a coach is a fine balance between being accountable to oneself and holding others accountable.  I’ve referenced before how often others don’t see coaches as human beings with fallibility…..Coach/client-boxer-etc… relationships are a fine line of balance with complicated boundaries. … 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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A Difficult Task

Boxing is full of difficult things.  You cannot grow in the ring without constantly facing yourself in life. It’s a beautiful dance of growing in life then improving in the ring and growing in the ring then improving in life. … Continue reading

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Boxing for the Wounded Warriors

Arcaro Boxing will be supporting the Wounded Warrior Project on two occasions this month.  First, on May 16th, UW Fraternity Members will be entering the ring for their first time and we will be in their corner.  3 months ago, … Continue reading

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Intern Wrap

It’s hard to believe that Elsa’s internship has come to an end.  It was a great experience working with her and one that hit me on many levels.  I’ve known her family for 11 years.  Seeing her approach adulthood is … Continue reading

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