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Insight -1

When I was 17 years old, I was living in Denver, CO and going to Lakewood HighSchool.  I had a job at Dairy Queen but needed to make more money to pay for groceries, pay for gas money and other … Continue reading

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Laziness

It is morning just before dawn.  In the distance a plane, boat horn or car cruising by breaks the silence then it returns.  I hear each step my bare foot takes on the floor as I slink out of the … Continue reading

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Looking for openings

A lot of times I hear, “I’m going to get in shape and then I’ll start coming into boxing classes.”  One interpretation of this statement is the person is very nervous to feel uncomfortable around a group of their peers. … Continue reading

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Boxing education

About 5 years ago I had a realization that I was a decent coach, but not really all THAT good…. The reason I came to this conclusion is because I realized I was stagnant in my learning.  I wasn’t looking … Continue reading

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Putting people first

Jim Casey of United Parcel Service had a vision way back in 1916 to put people first.  To put his employees quality of life, their voice, their expression, and their overall life experience as a priority.  This vision built a … Continue reading

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Coaching/Training

This weekend I was talking to the UW Head Coach Chris and he said something to me that really stuck.  He was talking about developing his UW program, developing boxers, trainers and coaches. Chris described training as drill and skill … Continue reading

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MLK JR DAY AND CHANGE

It’s the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief and once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen. – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This is one of my favorite quotes.  To make change happen, one must … Continue reading

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Exciting things

We wanna keep you in the loop! Exciting things happening around the gym! Right now!  If you would like to add running to your boxing workout regime, we have the answer!Road work Programming.  Add $20.00 to any membership and a … Continue reading

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Always Learning

These days I’m really enjoying training.  Everyone is very invested in bettering their boxing skills.  In the past two weeks I have watched several recreational and competitive boxers have skill breakthroughs. Looking back at the trajectory toward all their improvement, … Continue reading

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Repetition

From facebook page, Paradigm Shift:  “Many are paralyzed by their own limitations. Limitations of their own creation. They are locked in a prison and do not realize they hold the key…….You did not come here to have the same dull … Continue reading

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