Eric C. Stevens

Eric C. Stevens

 

 

 

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You see it in any and every athletic endeavor - speed is power. Muhammad Ali was great for most of his career because he was faster than his opponents with both his hands and his feet.
I’ve coached boxing and muay Thai for some time now and this much I can tell you - people like offense. Unless one is a glutton for punishment, they typically don’t want to practice getting hit.
We like to have rules in our sports, even in fighting. But a good fighter knows when to follow the rules and when to break them. As it is in fighting, such it is in life...and all other sports, too.
Gameness. Pit bulls have it. Great athletes have it. Do you have it? What is it really, to be "game." Is it based in anger or in love? Let's look at boxing, dog fighting, and more to explore the idea.