Originally Posted by paloalto00
Ever since I started boxing 2 years ago, I keep getting BAD nerves even thinking about boxing. Even sparring I get sick, I'm not a bad boxer but I'm always worried about looking foolish. I get anxiety just from thinking about fighting or sparring. Is there any way to cope with this?
For me I used to think of the worst possible outcome of a situation then convince myself that I could deal with it. Don't be afraid of negative thoughts. Let them in - control them and then go to work.