Tag Archives: sacrifice

Regional Golden Gloves

#132 boxer, Greg is already in Las Vegas for the Regional Golden Gloves. He’s ready. The preparation for Golden Gloves is intense.  It takes everything you have and a little more.  It takes family and friends being supportive of you … Continue reading

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Sacrifice:  something you give up, usually for a better cause.   Boxing training is a great opportunity for all kinds of people.  You learn a useful skill, increase fitness, reduce stress and learn a lot about yourself.  When you find … Continue reading

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Learning is paramount

If I stop learning, please just bury me.  Don’t even check for a pulse, just dig a hole, dump me in and cover me up. Learning is passion and passion is learning to me.  I have committed my entire life … 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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A little lesson I learned

Before I moved to Seattle in 1996, I lived in Denver, Colorado.  I worked at a prestigious spinal cord/brain injury hospital-  Craig Hospital.  This was an amazing job and I learned even more about empathy vs feeling sorry for people. … Continue reading

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It’s time to fight

In about 4 hours, boxer Jen Hamann will be doing her thing in the ring.  Here’s a little look into the behind the scenes on match day. We woke up at 4:30am to check weight as official weigh ins were … Continue reading

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