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the mechanics

The most fluid, effective movement creating that effortlessly powerful punch. I think about it non stop-  how do I get that punch from stationary to moving? How to I spread the tension through my body so that I can maximize … Continue reading

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Living a skilled life

I was 17 when I took the job at the nursing home. I was living a lost life and the nursing aid job, sports and high school studies kept my head barely above water. My senior year I worked night … Continue reading

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So many things

I’ve been away from Seattle, my dogs and the gym for over a week.  It feels like it’s been almost a month. If I had it entirely my way, Greg would have the championship from Golden Gloves in his hand … Continue reading

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Morning

Change affects us on infinite levels.  It unsettles us to the core and makes us question our identity. When I started the gym in Pratt Park, it was my first big change in a long time.  I had been at … Continue reading

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Dissatisfaction and satisfaction

  BOXING IS THE ART OF PRACTICING CONFLICT For the past year, my team has endured a ration of losses in their boxing matches and I have spent the greater part of this year really questioning my coaching ability.  Questioning … Continue reading

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Try this perspective

This week I’ve given 2 talks on Conflict.  One at John Muir elementary to the teachers and administrative staff and the other at Starbucks headquarters at a coffee tasting meeting.  It’s been fun, invigorating and its inspired me to share … Continue reading

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Boxing, Nelson Mandela, Community and Sharing

Boxing is a very tough sport, but not only for the physicality of it…..not only because of the actual punches.  Boxing is a tough sport because it exposes you to yourself.  Boxing is tough because you meet all your internal … Continue reading

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