Posts tagged amateur boxing
On fear and failure: life lessons from amateur boxing

Boxing isn’t like other sports. It activates the lizard brain; the fight-or-flight response, primal fear. Search “boxing fear psychology” and you’ll find a wealth of interesting content. From the military academies preparing young minds to face the traumas of war to urban community centers helping kids escape drug violence, boxing transforms lives in ways that may seem absurd to the uninitiated.

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