Boxing club gives new meaning to “tough love”

first_imgRiley Knight ReddIt Record number of participants in this year’s Dance Marathon The Leap: Why 13 students spent spring break in the concrete jungle Riley Knight Riley Knight Welcome TCU Class of 2025 Facebook + posts printBoxing club gives new meaning to “tough love” from TCU Student Media on Vimeo.Title Boxing Club members in the middle of a boxing round.Dozens of people came out Tuesday night for a unique type of boxing class at Title Boxing Club downtown.Boxers brought pictures of their exes and instructors pinned the photos onto the punching bags. Dubbed “punch your ex,” this different take on Valentine’s Day allowed boxers to punch out some stress on the paper version of their ex-significant others.Title Boxing Manager Barry Foval said the annual tradition started a few years ago when he and his fellow instructors decided to try it out on a whim. Since then, he said it’s taken off.“I’ve seen some crazy things,” said Foval. “One lady went nuts on her bag with a picture of her ex-husband right after they divorced.”Foval said though some people really embrace the idea, the purpose behind the plan was to create an amusing incentive for people to come to class.However, not all boxers had ex-partners they felt deserving of the punching bag. Instead, some took the class as an excuse to use a picture of their instructor, Foval, as a target.“I put Barry up, because sometimes he can be really mean to me in class,” said boxer Dyallen Efendi. “I would definitely punch Barry.”Boxer Dyallen Efendi with her instructor, Barry Foval.“It didn’t surprise because sometimes during class they slip when they hit the bag and accidentally hit me,” said Foval. “They say it’s an accident, but I don’t think it’s an accident.”Whether taken seriously or used as motivation to work out, Foval said that in the end, the Valentine’s Day special is meant to be fun. Twitter The Leap: Staying on campus during Easter? We’ve got you covered TCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history center_img Title Boxing Club members in the middle of a boxing round. ReddIt Linkedin Twitter Previous articleShooter arrested near Montgomery Plaza, one person injuredNext article“John Wick: Chapter 2” fights fire with fun Riley Knight RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Facebook A guide to designing your graduation cap World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution Riley Knight Riley Knight last_img

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