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

Author / Christopher McQuilkin

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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Christopher McQuilkin

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Former collegiate lacrosse defensive midfielder, 4-year letter winner and 3-year team captain. Coached strength and conditioning collegiately with Georgetown University football, Men's and Women's lacrosse and Women's Crew, as well with the University of Texas at Austin's football program. Apprenticed under Raphael Ruiz of 1-FortyFour-1 studying proper implementation of science based, performance driven training systems. Head coached CrossFit Dupont's program for two years in Washington D.C. Received a Master's in Health Promotion Management from Marymount University in 2010, and has been a coach for Power Athlete since October, 2012.


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