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.



Latest Blog Posts



I watched the Heather “The Heat” Hardy versus Ana “The Hurricane” Julaton Bellator 194 “cage” fight last night. The bout was the first of their two-fight series–the second to be fought in the boxing ring...

Truth and lies

on Feb 11, 2018 in: feminism

At the end of the apartheid era in South Africa in 1994, one of the most brilliant decisions made early on was the creation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. It was based on an act passed in 1995 (Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliat...

Our daily truth

on Feb 3, 2018

  Each day seems to bring more and more to the fore of the truths women and girls live with day after day. And yet to read it in print, on social media, or watch it all unfold in a myriad of visual images whether in news accounts, the meaning of...

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr. – january 15, 2018 Today would have marked Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 89th birthday. This image of Dr. King flanked by the American flag is particularly poignant–since his sacrifice to the greate...

Boxing as lifeline

on Feb 26, 2017

Gleason’s Gym has been a real lifeline for me of late. The surety of going through my paces so to speak, the shadow boxing, pad work, heavy bag, double-ended bag, speed bag, abdominals, stretching and combinations thereof are a balm. Even the early...

Remember Martin Luther King Jr. – January 16, 2017 “We must come to see that the end we seek is a society at peace with itself, a society that can live with its conscience. And that will be a day not of the white man, not of the black man...

Stamina

on Jan 10, 2017

stamina I’ve been hitting Gleason’s Gym three days a week since the beginning of September.  The usual schedule has been to get to the gym before seven—two mornings a week, putting in around 16 rounds plus 100 sit-ups before the rush to get to...