| Ep 708 – Wanting It More Than Your Athletes

Author / John

1 Hour 14 Minute Listen

Discover what is takes to bring awareness and perspective to an athlete’s journey.

The Crew is joined by Dr Matt Zanis to move some dirt around the proverbial camp fire and talk through a mountain every coach has climbed, wanting a goal more than their athlete or client. Learn what is takes to turn an athletes attitude around and help bring awareness and perspective to the athlete’s journey. Not all the examples presented have storybook endings, but there are sure-fire lessons you’ll learn in this episode to help you continue to take athletes where they cannot take themselves.


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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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