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What’s your motivation

6 years in the game with my own business. 17 years in boxing. 17 years and more of growth!  Failure and more growth-  success and more growth……..tons of growth. My motivation is community.  It’s serving my fellow humans in the … Continue reading

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Snippets of sun

October gold all around as the wind wisps lighter objects on the ground up into the air and violently returns them to the earth.  The sun through the windows feigns a balmy outdoors.  Stepping outside feeling the prick of cold … Continue reading

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No nonsense vision

We are a no nonsense gym.  Deeply rooted in community efforts. When you come here, we are committed to helping you find your most powerful leverage. “If You Are Working On Something That You Really Care About, You Don’t Have … Continue reading

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Body Image

Marketing’s sole purpose is to create a feeling of demand for a product.  Sometimes, the demand can be false and embellished via marketing campaigns– leading to an actual demand that perpetuates itself. Body image changes with our societal conditioning.  We … Continue reading

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Funny

It’s a funny world we live in… One that chooses the surface visual facade over the depths……says yielding is being a pushover and that strength must only come in bulk.  One that chooses object over substance and claims vulnerability is … Continue reading

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Stopping the war with time

We are a culture of bandaids…..of temporary fixes……of trying resurrection versus changing our behavior. We always seem to want to be anywhere but where we actually are.  We manipulate time according to our own definitions.  We complain of the waste … Continue reading

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Inefficiencies

To be a boxer- you have to be comfortable with searching for failure- you have to be excited to see your inefficiencies -you have to be motivated to look for all that is wrong because that is your work. It … Continue reading

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Decision making

…perhaps the biggest problem lies in the way that individual decisions accumulate into big effects. –  David R. Montgomery-  King of Fish.  The Thousand Year Run of Salmon Each thought begets a word, intelligible to the brain— taking shape in … Continue reading

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Thaw- The break-up

The ice slowly changes form- it’s frozen identity dying, breaking up becoming another version of itself. The land is waking up as the sun shows itself more hours in the day and thaws the sleep from our eyes. We work, … Continue reading

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More on a skilled life

Sitting in the wallows of self pity sometimes feels good-  for a moment anyway.  It’s nice to curl up and wrap the blanket around my whole body, snug, tight, compact and protected.  It’s soothing to lie still, to feel hurt, … Continue reading

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