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From Boredom To Buy-In

Like most families, mine was not sure what to expect when the COVID lockdowns came down last…

Author: Dave Shirley

Court Is In Session With Weight Room Lessons

John Wooden and Pat Summit are the gold standard of coaching. In 25 years at UCLA, the…

Author: Andy Holmes

Ep 485 – One Thousand Battles w/ Tait Fletcher

Your worst battle is between what you know and what you feel. Healing from multiple TBI’s and…

Author: John

Move The Dirt

“Training is like moving big ass pile of dirt. Some days you use a shovel, some days…

Author: Cheyne Zeller

The Coach’s Playbook For Building Your Network

Connecting with your local sports medicine professionals – doctors, physical therapists, chiropractors, massage therapists, and the like…

Author: Tim Cummings

Ep 480 – Manly Manners and Welbourn Family Wisdom

Two things remain irretrievable: time and a first impression. Old fashion rules for a first impression like…

Author: John

Ep 477 – Parents, Know Your Role in Sports w/ Zach Even-Esh

Young people need models, not critics Many of us accredit athletics for valuable lessons, lifelong friends, and…

Author: John

Ep 475 – John Unpacks Why Actions Speak Louder Than Words

In this episode the Crew dials the voicemail to answer a question from a loyal Power Athlete…

Author: John

EP 473 – Preventing Veteran Suicide with Rachel Larson

Our Military’s Mental Health Rachel Larson [@rlarson_11] has been busy since last time we talked to her. As…

Author: John