| | Ep 498 – Presence, Intelligence, Professionalism, Emotion w/ Raph Ruiz

Author / John

1 Hour 15 Min Listen

Constantly be aware and observing.

The difference between a good and a great coach: training the emotional response of your athletes.

Raph Ruiz has never minced words when it comes to the industry of strength and conditioning. His guidance and experience has enabled top notch coaches like our very own Tex McQuilkin, to approach their career from a science and performance standpoint. Listen in for a glimpse into the League of Shadows coach and athlete development Raph offers as he and Tex slide down the performance PIPE-line: Presence, Intelligence, Professionalism, and Emotional Quotient. Excellent conversation covering training and coaching tools Raph has implemented as an athlete, coach, and parent.

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John Welbourn is CEO of Power Athlete and Fuse Move. He is also creator of the online training phenomena, Johnnie WOD. He is a 9 year veteran of the NFL. John was drafted with the 97th pick in 1999 NFL Draft and went on to be a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999-2003, appearing in 3 NFC Championship games, and for starter for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2004-2007. In 2008, he played with the New England Patriots until an injury ended his season early with him retiring in 2009. Over the course of his career, John has started over 100 games and has 10 play-off appearances. He was a four year lettermen while playing football at the University of California at Berkeley. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Rhetoric in 1998. John has worked with the MLB, NFL, NHL, Olympic athletes and Military. He travels the world lecturing on performance and nutrition for Power Athlete. You can catch up with John as his personal blog on training, food and life, Talk To Me Johnnie and at Power Athlete.

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