Tag Archives: training

My Life is my Work

My life is my work.  I thought this as I hash tagged #worklifebalance in a post on Instagram. That got me thinking about what do I really mean?  For those that know me closely, I drive them nuts with the … Continue reading

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Competitive season

Here we are again in January with Golden Gloves a week away.  Competitive teams ebb and flow at all gyms.  Sometimes we are stacked with eager competitors who are ring ready and other times we have a bunch of folks … Continue reading

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PAIN

Pain is sensation accompanied by the motor intention to withdraw.  If you aren’t trying to get away from it, it isn’t pain, it is just sensation-  Thomas Meyers This definition from Thomas Meyers woke me up immediately.  Mind blowing perspective … Continue reading

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Preparation

12 Minutes.  That’s it.  12 minutes. The training is at a minimum 60 minutes X 6 days X however many months.  We clock in close to 4000 minutes to complete 12! During our training,  I’ve asked my fighter to suffer … Continue reading

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Repetition

I’m curious about the actions we do and the thoughts we think habitually…..the way we enter certain rooms, the side of the bed we sleep on, the place we set our keys down….We do these things out of habit and not … Continue reading

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This boxing thing

In October, we are 4 years old.  Each day the business is alive, I feel deep down grateful.  Owning a business has forced me to push myself in directions I never imagined.  I’ve had to grow up in an entirely … 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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One can never be the master of his technical knowledge unless all his psychic hindrances are removed and he can keep his mind in a state of emptiness (fluidity), even purged of whatever technique he has obtained. Lee, Bruce (1975-10-01). … Continue reading

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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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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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