Extra Training at Fitness First

The Pool at Fitness First (OUB Centre) Today I have my second 'Personal Training' session with Salam at Fitness First at OUB Centre.  Salam won't help me with boxing specifically but just with trying to get a bit faster and fitter.  He doesn't know boxing but mentioned that he knows some other thing (as used by the Israeli Secret Service) meaning that he doesn't know […]

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Sparring starts on Saturday

  I got the seat! intr.v. sparred, spar·ring, spars 1. a. To fight with an opponent in a short bout or practice session, as in boxing or the martial arts. b. To make boxing or fighting motions without hitting one's opponent. 2. To bandy words about in argument; dispute. 3. To fight by striking with the feet and spurs. Used of gamecocks. n. 1. A […]

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Speed Test

Gotta be pretty happy with that….

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iPhone remote app and Apple TV

Last night I got the iPhone Remote App working with my Apple TV properly.  Previously I had only 'paired' it with iTunes and so had not got all the gesture control stuff working.  But now it is apired properly and it does work and it's simply one of the best bits of tech I have ever seen.  Awesome – really awesome. More here

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Turf City – Home to Vanda Boxing Club

The old Bukit Timah racecource – Turf City.  The rather unusual home to Vanda Boxing Club.

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Meet the boxers – Carl Griffith – IFS White Collar Boxing Singapore

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After 9 days of training….

So, it's been 9 (or 10) days since my first visit to the Gym.  After my first couple of visits it was a bit of a case of .."Jeeesh, what have I let myself in for?"  But I am so up for it now!! Training is still hard but I'm not completely fucked the next day!!  I am even managing to start to get other […]

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Boxing Back On!!!!!!

On Wednesday evening I got a phone call letting me know that, if I wanted to, I could be back on the team for the Singapore October 2nd White Collar Boxing Event.  It felt both great to have that opportunity again and also a little bit like something else I didn't need just then having just gone through my first day of leisure after finishing […]

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