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A few Monday thoughts….

This weekend, coach Jen and I worked in a couple corners at the professional boxing show, Brawl at Harmony Hall  I love the environment that these guys create.  All ages are welcome, so our local amateurs get to see their … Continue reading

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Pleateaus and rest

I did some research to see what was out there about athletic/performance plateaus. Everything I found suggested how to bust through, to avoid, and or break through. I couldn’t find anywhere to suggest we should honor, appreciate and take advantage … 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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Blogs evoke more blogs

FROM  Jonathan Lareau‘s Blog:  Don’t fight the pain. It’s taken me a long time to learn this one. And I have a history of doing or using anything I can to not feel the pain. I know this doesn’t work … Continue reading

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Allowing oneself to be

I recently posted about boxers running into hard things and not wanting to face their Achilles heel.  It’s rare that an athlete loses because their body cannot do the task.  It is more common that an athlete’s head gets in … Continue reading

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Constructive Dissatisfaction

Previous to my coaching life, I worked for United Parcel Service.  Anyone who knows me, knows I do everything 100% or more.  Such was the case for me in the brown army.  I “bled brown” just as I bleed boxing … Continue reading

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