We're a family here. Are you in the video you linked? What a year it was. The difference is profound. My work out routine at my fitness gym still consists of shadowboxing, rounds on the heavy bag and the cooling down session with the added body weight exercises. It’s empowered me to a point that I feel invincible. Been training bjj, muay Thai and boxing for three years and not only does it get you into hella shape, but your confidence knowing you can tap or beat up on bigger heavier dudes is astounding. I'm now looking to move forward with corporate sponsorship programs so that people with mental hadith issues and underprivileged youth can train for free. I weight 106kg while being just around 1.74m. I felt so bad for the victim and also felt some kind of guilt. 43 people follow this. Man, was it awful. The gym I found wasn't that far from where I live and an ex-colleague of mine suggested the gym to me. While i practised soccer, I tried thai box when i was 15. it boosted my confidence but i didn't like it when we had to spar. In this article, we’ll be taking a look at the sport of boxing, how it benefits you on both physical and mental levels, and how those benefits can easily transpose into other areas of your life -so without further ado, ladies and gentlemen…it’s time to introduce 6 Top Ways Boxing Can Change Your Life! It's funny you mention ROCKY, because he reminded me of him so much. Search. How boxing changed my life and gave me a second chance. Thank you so much. And thank you for your well wishes. I'm 5'5 and 145 and regularly spar with dudes 6' and 200 pounds and can hold my own. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a Page. Funny story and relevant fact, I'm 5'4" and from Texas. Over a year ago I joined a boxing gym and have been consistently going 2-3 times a week which include conditioning classes and competitive sparring. The process in the first year was fun to experience. At 24 I'll be making my comeback fight after a three year layoff. UFC Lightweight World Champion Rafael Dos Anjos sharpens his striking skills at Evolve MMA. [–]ChillIndo_D[S] 1 point2 points3 points 11 months ago (4 children). Without my super strict training and eating regimen, coupled with sitting at a desk for up to 10 hours a day, my body changed. And I try to walk a lot. Gym was set up, much like it was before. About See All. I struggled with identity issues and mental health (PTSD). The place where it happened was quite busy, so maybe if I got a hand on him people might help. Boxing changed my life! I didn't speak much on my change, because I want the rest of the story to write itself. If hitting the weights makes you feel strong, wait until you know that your fists can defend you. It's never to late to change. You could hear the excitement in his voice and thoroughly see the disappointment in his face when we met. With 2019 coming to an end, I'm reflecting back on how this year went for me. My quality of life is exponentially better at almost 30 than it was at 15 when I was getting 8+ crippling, blackout-inducing migraines a month. I struggled with the thought on what to do and before I knew it they were gone. Boxing has changed my life. I’d never believed in myself or anything like that. If I got a participation award, I felt guilty- that bad. After the incident, the guy was running my way. Because I am definitely going to be a big part of boxing’s future. [–]PembrokeBoxingCoach/Official 2 points3 points4 points 11 months ago (3 children). My first day in the gym I was hooked; by the end of the week, I was addicted. I can tell you that looking back at it, I am not proud of myself getting that far. What happens if they just power out of a submission attempt? Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Those are my 4 lessons, hope you took something away from them. Unfortunately my father passed away in 2017. When I was moving in I heard my grandpa call the high school JV football coach and said "my nephew from Texas is moving in and wants to play football". The Home Gym: What to Buy When you build up your self confidence and learn to be able to protect yourself and people you care about it is very empowering. I can imagine it's hard dealing with identity issues and PTSD. Every time I'm not doing it, it my life crumble, I get fat and depressed. If you don’t believe in yourself, then why should anyone else? Believing that although life can be hard, I can fight harder and get through it all. I feel so much better. The bond really is amazing. I went back to work and to normal life. Not only did I reach my personal goals I had getting into the sport. Thank you for watching. The worst thing I feared was getting into a fight with another guy and getting embarrassed or worse being injured but I regularly spar with much bigger guys in my gym who are amateur upcoming boxers who could easily beat up any guy on the street. I feel better each day, I work harder each day and one day I'll hit my goal. Gain selfconfidence: You can imagine that when you're getting big, you'll have a low self-esteem. I love hearing stories like this. 1. I flip out just as much as the boxers when they win and I shed tears with them when they lose. Although it's a training environment we do go hard occasionally so I can feel the intensity and train my body and mind for real life problems which has changed me completely. It's absolutely the best feeling. If you keep running away from challenges you will never conquer your fear and anxiety. Nearly a year later my mother had was hospitalised and had to get surgery. When I looked back at the photos of me then, I see such an unhappy woman and it reflected … Men fall in love more times in their life than women, according to a new survey. And I'm still going to the fitness gym for 2 times or more in the week. knew sooner or later i was going to box. So shines a good deed in a weary world, [–]PembrokeBoxingCoach/Official 1 point2 points3 points 11 months ago (0 children). I needed something in my life to let all the stress out. It lifted my family and I out of poverty, brought me places I never dreamed I would be, and provided me the opportunities to help others along the way. it made a disciplined person with not only training but with college and my job. Confidence is the key to getting anywhere in life. How Boxing has changed my life and made me a better employee Published on November 2, 2015 November 2, 2015 • 19 Likes • 2 Comments Community. It was the one thing I picked up naturally, form speed ect ect. Log In. Martial arts changed my life multiple times in different phases in my life. I'm really glad I read this. Plus women find it incredibly attractive and other men respect you. Day by day, step by step- boxing is where I take that exercise and anger out. When I went to the gym, I made friends and they later became like brothers to me. But then I'll only do the compounds. I don't think I can stop doing boxing/MMA/grappling ever again unless I'm physically broke. Sweet moves from both sides, probably some of the most skillful amateur boxing I've seen in a long time. You could get picked up and slammed. "Boxing changed my life" We often hear how sport changes people's lives for the better, but when it happens to someone from kingston, it hits us deeper: we're inspired by their brilliant stories One brilliant story comes from business student Besim, who's always had a problematic childhood, constantly having issues with the police as well as facing domestic problems at home.… it has kept me in tremendous shape. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Boxing gives me goals, keeps me focused and gives me a new rewarding identity. I was born strong. Un-Boxing my life. Learn to love sparring bro... Life is one big struggle. It's also quite common nowadays that bystanders will just look and won't help if someone interferes. Let me begin with why I wanted to start with boxing this year: Stress relief: 2018 was a tough year for me. I found out 2 months ago I lost my grandpa, went back for the funeral and see my old stomping grounds. thanks to all participants. I stepped on the scale and was 215 at 5'4" which means a pro fighter weight in the range of 120-125 standing healthy weight is 130-135lbs. 42 people like this. I can imagine that it must feel great teaching people a skill, helping them improve at it and seeing them get more confident. Now my workout regime is a bit of the same. There will be more to come 💪🏼, [–]ChillIndo_D[S] 0 points1 point2 points 11 months ago (0 children), Thanks! Not fun party, drinking-anger drinking. It has helped me keep a cold head during rough times and stressful situations. See more of Boxing Changed My Life on Facebook. Answer: Definitely The sport is enjoying a renaissance of sorts in Europe, especially Germany, Poland, Russia and the UK. Having a strong, toned body would be the result of your many training sessions. I hope you achieve what you set out to do and more. Getting fit: With my mother being sick, I had to take care of her. I genuinely feel that you will become a better a person if you give it at least one good year of training. Just going to the boxing gym 3 times a week or more. Last year I witnessed a female being low kicked by some random guy. Martial arts changed my life multiple times in different phases in my life. I saw my grand pa hit the speed bag around here and there so I gave it a whirl. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 28413 on r2-app-0c099700c2ee0c941 at 2020-12-20 22:42:54.053876+00:00 running 406fa40 country code: US. How did you find a coach or gym are you doing matches? While working out … I already was getting on the chubby side, but it was getting worse. I'll just have a walk in the morning, during the day and in the evening. I agree with you however BJJ is fairly limited to 1 vs 1 fighting, which doesn't always happen. Judo and wrestling are also great and allow for standup fighting so you don't get into a scuffle on the floor. I didn't go to the gym as I used to, ate a lot and gained some weight. "I’m quite shy anyway but I was just so in on myself. Success on your journey in reaching your goal and hopefully we'll get a post in the near future on your first fight. Each boxer is different with regards to what they need. I highly recommend anybody in this sub to join a boxing gym and claim your life back. Now I'm very anxious and have a low self-esteem. A post shared by Lindsay Tigar (@lindsaytigar) on … I usually don't lift with weights. Watch Queue Queue. What are some GAME CHANGING boxing principles to remember? I never found boxing until I was 10 when my dad forced me to go to keep me off the streets and out of trouble. I just attend group classes which are given by different trainers each lesson, so I don't have a personal boxing coach or whatsoever. Press J to jump to the feed. Mixed emotions but it was kind of funny. It also helped me believe in myself. (self.amateur_boxing). AchievementBoxing changed my life! But great to hear you got yourself together and took up boxing again. Going through the process of training, mentally preparing for a fight, helping them through the fight and being there for them when they win or lose. [–]inminventi 2 points3 points4 points 11 months ago (1 child), The way you've turned your energy to such a positive outlet that's lifting others at the same time is truly humbling and inspiring. In the weekends I'll try to do it fasted in the morning. I sometimes add some other exercises for footwork like the agility ladder or do some explosive exercises like box jumps, medicine ball throws, battle ropes etc. While I'm a bit taller than some of the guys in this sub standing at 5'6" I've always had self esteem and self confidence issues my whole life being "the short guy" in my social circles. Having to wear L-size shirts, 36 size pants, seeing your face getting puffy, people joking about you getting fat. I've shifted my priorities to make room for running in my life, and in the process, running has cleared a space inside of me that allows me to appreciate what is really important in this world. I couldn’t really tell you anything that he’s done, but you probably know the whole Fury clan and the way that they are - nothing’s impossible. Good luck to you and I hope you improve in the next decade. Self-defense: Another reason to start with boxing, was self-defense. A minimum of 10k steps a day. I'm not as stressed as I used to be, I have lost around 25kg of weight being around 80-81kg at the moment, feeling confident about myself and having the feeling I can at least defend myself if I have to. I understand exactly what you mean by boxing changed your life, you're not alone. "If you’d have seen me three years ago I wouldn’t be doing this. On my max. I would highly recommend that if you're trying to pick up some type of self defense do BJJ or something of the sort, not boxing. Let's go back to 2015, if you are a fight game fan then you should know who Tyson fury is. At the end of the book, after her death, Shields makes the statement that she lived her entire life without ever hearing the words "I love you, Daisy." 💪🏾, [–]Cheesetorian 3 points4 points5 points 11 months ago (0 children). Un-Boxing my life. Boxing Training | Different Ways To Throw Rear Hand | The Step Vs The Scoot. The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields changed my life for this simple reason. My short e-book on building confidence. 3 Ways Becoming a Boxer Has Changed My Life. (Had no clue what I was doing, because I sucked at shadowboxing and hitting the bag. Welcome to /r/short, where everyone is fun sized! I dont do drugs because it will mess my performance up and my confidence is skyhigh yet i am not cocky. July 19, 2019. Forgot account? Over a year ago I joined a boxing gym and have been consistently going 2-3 times a week which include conditioning classes and competitive sparring. It kind of hit close to home. What a year it was. 2019 was my first year in the sport of boxing. I threw my cigarettes away, quit drinking all together and started exercising and dieting. On one hand, I wanted to get him. Boxing changed my life forever. :), [–]krustowsky 4 points5 points6 points 11 months ago (1 child), Congratulations on what you have achieved so far! So there's definitely more to come. And man. Punch Love gave me the gift of a second chance. Awesome story, thanks for sharing man! When I didn't make the baseball team I was upset. Loading... Close. Forum Navigation Boxing Forum > Boxing Forums > Training & Nutrition > Boxing Forums > Training & Nutrition That change was boxing. Only when I'm with some mates who want to lift some iron. This is how boxing changed my life. All I could think about was "remember the basement" all the built up anger get it out instead of taking it out on myself. And experiences like yours are exactly the reason I got into coaching. Boxing is a beautiful thing that has saved my life and helped me find a better direction. Life NEVER rebounded. 2. Not at all! With 2019 coming to an end, I'm reflecting back on how this year went for me. No isolation movements. Sometimes I've thought about getting into boxing or something similar, but I've always supposed that you have to start young (<20 years old). and join one of thousands of communities. I ended up moving back home and never played sports again, I just gave up. My dream was well and truly over. All I can say about my first year of boxing is that it was amazing! So if you're having a rough time, if you're down and out, don't give up. 2019 was my first year in the sport of boxing. They probably had an argument before, but no way this was acceptable to settle the argument. I served 20 years in the military and was medically released. And awesome you're aiming at getting into a boxing fight. I'm grateful to be in the position to help. The week after I get home, my sister is murdered, as if that wasn't bad enough she was pregnant and shot 7 times, execution style as she had a bullet hole in the back of her mouth. © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. Unfortunately my father passed away in 2017. Every time I'm not doing it, it my life crumble, I get fat and depressed. [–]m86bam 2 points3 points4 points 11 months ago (1 child). Don’t get me wrong, I was your typical dark-haired, extra chubby marshmallow, but from a young age, I showed a natural gift for physicality. Create New Account. I didn't feel confident about myself. :), [–]PembrokeBoxingCoach/Official 5 points6 points7 points 11 months ago (5 children). You guessed it, now boxing. Not Now. I used to get anxiety going out with friends to clubs or bars because of the high testosterone environment but I don't fear people anymore. BJJ is going to be much more useful than boxing in an actual fight, and the only way to really learn how to strike effectively is to spar, and if you're sparring you're incurring brain damage. Getting in the ring to have a sparring session every now and then is fine tho. Thank you guys for being patient with flair, those of you who waited and are still waiting, [OC] Muhammad Ali Hit By 200,000 Punches in his Boxing Career & Future Doctor Explains if there is a link between Boxing and Parkinson's Disease. Not trying to argue that BJJ is useless in a street fight but personally the last place I'd want to be against an opponent who is most likely going to be taller and heavier is the ground. The bond you develop with your boxers must be amazing. On the other hand, I didn't know how to. 💪🏾, [–]Mierau 3 points4 points5 points 11 months ago (1 child), Thanks! I'm not into fighting stuff. There was a time I'd stay up late on a Saturday, eat and drink whatever I wanted, but not anymore. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Getting Started: Beginners and Hobbyists http://theboxingtruth.com, http://onthegrindboxing.com/ & http://livefight.com It's really difficult to find a way to through the hard times. It's great to hear coaching gave you a way to keep going forward and saved your life. I . "Peter’s changed my life," she told talkSPORT. Wish you nothing but succes with this project and hopefully we can read a post in the near future that you've achieved your goal. Keep working hard and you'll get there. Related Subreddits: Where Else. More tools in your toolbox is always great though. I tried and played almost every sport, but gymnastics became my childhood passion. Then read on, because today, Evolve Daily reveals 5 Ways Boxing Will Change Your Life: 1) It toughens you up in more ways than one. Hope you will keep teaching and inspire people in the sport of boxing for a long time. Boxing makes you feel invincible. They were well known in the town and had played sports all of their lives so it was big shoes to fill, however I did it to get in shape. Cheers. I just turned 33 and when I was 16 I spent a year living with my grandpa, who was a sports fanatic. Will definitely keep it up and work hard in 2020. Many people enjoy the grace and beauty of gymnastics. Will keep working hard to become better at boxing than I am right now and I'm planning to do other martial art(s) next to boxing. Joe Calzaghe Retired undefeated World Champion boxer The idea that success comes more easily to some than others, has always made me laugh. No I probably won't be world champion, or an Olympian, or even a golden gloves champ. Lifting makes you feel strong. This video is unavailable. I'll end my post by thanking the sport of boxing. I never got into legal trouble at all but I started smoking cigarettes and pot, then started drinking. February 12, 2016 by Lindsay Tigar. I've lost 20 pounds so far, learned so much about diet and exercise that I'll be happy even if I don't hit that goal. Makes me grateful for where I am in life. Boxing really helped me through a lot this year. Although I'd told my wife daily that I loved her, I never used her name until I read this book. I think a shorter man would have more success with muay thai. [–]PembrokeBoxingCoach/Official 21 points22 points23 points 11 months ago (7 children). Other Resources: Everything Else Three 14 year old girls take on one of the toughest sports, boxing. TL;DR: Boxing (and exercise in general) has helped mend my garbage spine, helped me get in shape and feel more confident than ever before. Just doing some shadowboxing and rounds on the heavy bag. I went through alot of stress because of it. It's very rewarding. 2.7K Shares View this post on Instagram . Because my focus was more on her, I didn't notice I was falling off. Q: What did your first regime look like/how many times a week were you training? Hope you will get the sponsorships to make it happen. [–]SavageCabbage78 1 point2 points3 points 11 months ago (0 children), [–]Cookiemonstaahh 1 point2 points3 points 11 months ago (1 child). Cutting Weight: Doing it Safely This is motivation and inspirational page about Boxing. :), [–]CarltonJumaHobbyist 1 point2 points3 points 11 months ago (0 children), [–]ddare44 1 point2 points3 points 11 months ago (1 child). So boxing has changed my life because I’ve realised that people aren’t lying when they say ‘you can do anything you put your mind to’. Let me begin with why I wanted to start with boxing this year: Stress relief: 2018 was a tough year for me. And man. Can't imagine how hard it is to lose a pregnant sister who was murdered in a brutal way. Combat sports can really help. "If you do it right-once you've learned how to fire everything with proper form-you're getting a full-body workout," says Hernan Santa Jr., head of the sparring program at EverybodyFights in New York. But, for me, it … Long story short, he taught me a thing or two and i picked up naturally over the next 3-4 months. On December 1st 2018, Tyson Fury showed how boxing is similar to life. By Camee Adams | Published on August 25, 2017. Miscellaneous FAQs: Community Questions :')) After those rounds I just did the same bodyweight routine as the cooling down sessions at my boxing gym, but I added exercises to it like pull-ups, dips, TRX movements etc. This video is unavailable. Boxing My Life, Indianapolis, Indiana. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. even … Then after class there's always a cooling down session where we do some bodyweight exercises and I did that as well. I was overweight & disheartened with myself and life. I’m lucky in the way my care workers are incredibly supportive and work hard to improve my chances of getting good qualifications in subjects I enjoy, all in the hope of finding a job I love. Watch … Although my life isn't optimum yet, it's headed there fast if I stick to what I do best: boxing. Seeing my mother being that weak made me afraid to losing her. My goal is 1 fight, amateur/pro whatever. It's very rewarding finding the combination that works for each athlete. It's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.". Fuck yea dude. I want to join a gym to start again without any negative influence. After the first two months I added 2 training sessions at the fitness gym. [–]ChillIndo_D[S] 3 points4 points5 points 11 months ago (6 children), That's awesome! How Boxing Changed My Life. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. I had no experience in getting in a fight whatsoever and on top of that he wasn't alone. Community See All. See actions taken by the people who manage and post content. I spent 30 minutes having at it and he was standing behind me noticing. The mental prep is the hardest. While I'm a bit taller than some of the guys in this sub standing at 5'6" I've always had self esteem and self confidence issues my whole life being "the short guy" in my social circles. But, has boxing's landscape changed a lot in the U.S. since the 1990s? or. If you're practising boxing, send us your training video. a short documentary done for university. Sad to read it got to you to the point you started drinking and partying, but it's understandable. I can safely say my confidence has increased dramatically during this time. While, yes, your arms extend for each punch, you're actually driving power from your hips and legs. I'm not planning to fight matches, but strictly do it to stay fit. This is all down to the fact that boxing changed my life. 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