| Ep 568 – Owen Franks and Kev Toonen Teach Tex About Rugby

Author / Cali Hinzman

1 Hour 34 Minutes Listen

“Rugby: The only game with sort shorts, a dance routine and violence that scares NFL players”.

Coach Kev Toonen and rugby great, Owen Franks join the show to discuss the resilience of the sport during the recent lockdown. It’s a testament to the dedicated players and supporters that teams made massive sacrifices to keep the sport alive. Maybe it’s also why Kev Toonen says that his team has such high standards for character. Teams win when they play with teammates they respect.

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This amazing discussion gives us insight into the culture, leadership, training, and growth of a team from both player and coach perspectives. And, never underestimate the power of shittalking. With all the cultural shifts occurring, may the ribbing between players never cease!

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Follow Owen Franks and Kev Toone on instagram @owen.franks @strengthelite

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Cali Hinzman

A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.


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