top of page
  • Writer's pictureTINA

My Kickboxing Career

So I was out for a jog/walk tonight and I got to thinking about my sporting activities i have done throughout my lifetime. I think I kinda throw myself in the deep end and hope I can swim. I started kickboxing about 14 years ago. I was doing it once maybe twice a week for about a year. Loved it, thought I was pretty shit hot at it too. I really looking back I think I was just put sparing against someone that was worse than me. I got the grand notion after doing it for a year to go to the National championships in Dublin. Sure it would be a bit of crack and a weekend away with my husband. I was a bit disappointed by the lack of encouragement from our coaches to go to the tournament but again looking back I realised why. I think I had to fight in 2 matches. To be honest I cant remember, I just remember being embarrassed as they were probably the 2 shortest matches in the history of kickboxing. I was hammered. But I got over it and had a great weekend with my husband. To be honest he has alot of patience putting up with my little adventures. I did go to another tournament at Galway University. Thankfully there was only one other girl in my weight class, so we only had one fight and I was guaranteed a trophy. Which my kids were delighted with and showed it off to everyone proudly. I lost that match too. It was a short lived career in kickboxing but I did love it. I was absolutely rubbish at it but somehow that didn't matter. I think maybe I am a bit odd the way I throw myself into things or is everyone like that?

7 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

What kind of cow would you be?

Well that was the question my daughter asked us in the car the other day after passing a farmer on the road with his herd of cows. She decided she would be a dairy cow and get milked morning and eveni

Hope for tomorrow

They say its like a black cloud She said it was life or death It's living a fraction of this life in this world But the rest is being lived inside my head She asked me a question but I barely notice I


bottom of page