Tag Archives: Passion

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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A little something about the source

The source of a lot of unhappiness is our insistence that others change. When I first started coaching, I would get frustrated or impatient and mad at the boxer I was training because I thought they should be somewhere that … Continue reading

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The Paradox

This blog is inspired by coach Jen all the way in St. John’s, Newfoundland. But one must not think ill of the paradox, for the paradox is the passion of thought, and the thinker without the paradox is like the … Continue reading

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Communication and Relationships

I think that your relationships and communication are really all you have to measure yourself to see what you are accomplishing in life.  The results tell you the truth. Anytime I am experiencing a rash of miscommunication, I realize that … Continue reading

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Feeling grateful

We are now 1 year 8 months old! Today I walked to work with the pups and sat down to enjoy some alone time in the gym.  I messed around with e-mail, Facebook and got in a little Netflix while … Continue reading

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The struggle–the journey and a little Camus

The struggle itself […] is enough to fill a man’s heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy—-Camus March 29th is in the books.  Two of our boxers prepared and completed their matches.  It was utter hell for them at times and … Continue reading

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Holidays and Athletes

One year ago, I made a huge decision to embark on an unknown journey.  I decided I was going to give notice at my gym of 10 years and do something new.  I wasn’t sure what the new was.  I … Continue reading

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Looking at what is going right

I like to read a lot and get information from many sources.  Technology has made it easy to receive e-mails, facebook posts, blogs and access to all kinds of perspectives.  One source I like is called Lifehack.  Today’s post is … Continue reading

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Rugby, Boxing, Heritage, Tradition

I was lost after high school.  I was working as a nurse aid in Colorado in various nursing homes, mental institutions and hospitals.  I had lost my sense of athletic self that served as my identity all through my youth … Continue reading

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