After 3 Days at the CSC in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

So, here I am at the end of day 3 of our trip to Cambodia.  We are here to visit the Children's Surgical Centre run by Dr Jim and his team.  I am here with Ian Mullane who runs Vanda, Andy Dyer who works for Ian and helps with our training, George – ex ESPN – who is filming us and Chris Snell who, like […]

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Ricky Gervais Boxing

Fucking hit him…. Interesting to listen to Ricky and hear his demons….

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Sparring at Vanda Boxing Club – 8th August 2009

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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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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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Free Boxing Lessons!!!!

So, here I am, all kind of accepting of the fact of not getting into the Boxing event and thinking, ah well…I can go spend some time with my Dad and stuff in the UK in July after finishing work in June and then I get this!!!!  Decisions, decisions…… Hi Guys,  Due to the overwhelming response to enter the next White Collar Boxing event on […]

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