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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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Passion

I’m known for being a technical coach.  I focus on the mechanics and the bio-rhythms of punching and footwork.  I love each minute detail and the amount of focus it takes to change a habit.  I love perfecting each little … Continue reading

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Foundation

The building of one’s foundation is the absolutely the most important aspect of training and in my opinion, living life.   You must be steeped in discipline. On the daily, I see the importance of getting a simple, yet solid base … Continue reading

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This Kind of Life

We trained hard for several months to have 4 fights for 3 fighters.  All 3 trained diligently with focus and efficiency.  They didn’t cut any corners, and they all supported the other with a fierceness you expect when preparing for … 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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Absolutes

There is a type of mindset that some athletes struggle with.  I call it Absolute.  If they have a “bad” sparring session, they consider themselves to be a “bad” boxer.  If they have a “good” sparring session, they consider themselves … Continue reading

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Life is an Experiment

We have an expertise problem in our culture.  We think expertise is outside ourself, that there is one correct way to live and do things. Life is truly an experiment. In boxing there is not one style that is THE … Continue reading

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