Girlboxing

Blog URL:http://girlboxing.wordpress.com/
Blog Tags:Boxing, Girl boxing, Musings, Writing, Boxing Training, Brooklyn, Inspirational, Grief
Country:United States
State/Province:New York
Location:Brooklyn

Unique girlboxer experiences in the ring and out.



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77 Front Street

on Nov 26, 2016

77 Front Street I first entered Gleason’s Gym at 77 Front Street in January 1997. It was a late morning, during the week, and I’d been working up the courage to cross the divide into a “real” boxing gym for some time. Entering the second floo...

The thing about “groping” I’ve had men grope me or attempt to grope from the age of nine on—all sorts of men, from strangers, to trusted male adults (camp director, camp counselor, and a few high school teachers), to my stepfather, to my boss...

Thinking about The Greatest …            When I was a girl growing up in the 1960’s I recall having peripheral knowledge of boxing—and certainly of the man who took the boxing world by storm when he became the Heavyweight Champion of...

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. – January 18, 2016 The following is the full text of Martin Luther King’s Letter from Birmingham City Jail in response to criticism leveled at him by eight white clergymen from Alabama in a local newspap...

Yellow star girl My question for the day The question Observing myself sitting in a coal shoot Quite certain of my purpose Nazi hunter extraordinaire Escape artist Protector Behind the lines How a nine year old contented herself with gas chambers Wit...

Thoughts on Rousey v Holm By now, the kick seen ’round the world has played out across countless twitter posts, Instagram photos, newspaper headlines, YouTube replays, and conversations, casual and otherwise at gyms, across breakfast tables,...

Melissa St. Vil – Ready to Rumble Melissa St. Vil is a boxer with plans. Her first plan is to win the UBF World Female Super Featherweight title on November 12th at Martin’s Valley Mansion in Cockeysville, MD. With her 6-1-3 record, she&...