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In my life I have primarily experienced the paradigm of punishment and reward. It is the most debilitating and difficult paradigm to see through. All of our society is organized around it. Do well, earn privileges, make mistakes and be … Continue reading
I’ve been thinking about the concept of mistakes lately. Google dictionary gives us these definitions of mistake: error, fault, inaccuracy, omission, slip, blunder, miscalculation, misunderstanding, oversight, misinterpretation, gaffe, faux pas, solecism It seems that the word is heavily interpreted in … Continue reading
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
Here we are again in January with Golden Gloves a week away. Competitive teams ebb and flow at all gyms. Sometimes we are stacked with eager competitors who are ring ready and other times we have a bunch of folks … Continue reading
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
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
Boxing taught me, when you feel and know the power within you, you don’t have to prove it on the outside. It’s a rhythm thing to me…..If I’m looking externally for approval and disapproval, I am no longer in my … Continue reading
With power comes great responsibility. As a coach, people look to me for leadership, for advice and direction. It feels overwhelming at times……and I often doubt my efficacy, capability and intentions. I work with an awareness coach once a week … Continue reading