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Girl on Film

On Saturday, my trainer filmed a round of my padwork with his phone and had me review it later to check my form and look for mistakes. To any athletes or aspiring athletes – of any stripe – if you … Continue reading

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Feinting = feigning

I spent some time this week working on technique – specifically, feints. For the boxing-uninitiated out there, a feint is basically when you move like you’re going to throw one kind of punch, and then you throw something else. The … Continue reading

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stuff gets real

First things first: a very happy Father’s Day to my stepdad, who, if I think about it, is the person who first introduced me to boxing. In his twenties, he often volunteered as a boxing judge. When a local Golden … Continue reading

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nice to know I’m not the only one

This morning when I got to the gym, there were two women already well into their own bag routines in the boxing area. This was kind of exciting to me because I almost never see other women there, and when … Continue reading

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I’m so tired, my mind is on the blink

My trainer had some new strength-training routines for me today, including some assisted pull-ups, which, while I’m looking forward to the day when I can do unassisted pull-ups, were exhausting and frustrating. See, it turns out that while I’m now … Continue reading

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