| | Ep 528 – 5 Tools for Freshman Collegiate Athlete Success This Fall

Author / John

60 Min Listen

In this episode the Crew dials the voicemail to answer a question from a loyal Power Athlete Radio listener:

Hello, I was curious if you had any tips or recommendations for a first-year athlete checking in for college sports wage based off of past experience. Maybe you could give him some tips that will help them to be a little bit more successful in that transition from high school sport to expectations out of college level and thanks a bunch for the consideration. I have a nephew that I’m super proud of and it’s his first day at football and I really took him to kick-ass-and-take-names and I just you know, I know that there’s experience that’s out there that he can glean from and I’d love to send him some podcasts to listen to to be inspired by and I’m hoping you guys can cover this topic one time. Thanks a bunch.

College has given me the confidence I need to fail.

College is all about getting an education, the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Knowledge accrued from higher education is more than a piece of paper, especially if you play a collegiate sport. Responsibility for yourself and a team to make the grades, accountability for actions taken outside school and sport, and managing stress of potentially thousands of eyes putting your performance under the microscope. John and Tex welcome Block One Coach Carl Case to discuss the toolkit required for a collegiate athlete to go pro in something other than sports. There is plenty to navigate in this episode that will lead to success including how to take a joke, utilizing office hours, and why you do not have to drink all the beers.

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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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