Ron McKeefery [@rmckeefery] part DEUX! If you missed him the first time, tune in this week to hear him drop knowledge from his years of experience at the Collegiate and Professional level. For being named Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coach of the year TWICE, Ron’s approach is simple and highly effective. His advice ranges from the complexities of selecting the right coaches to hire to surviving as an intern. Surviving can eventually translate to thriving if you recognize your role at every stage of the game.
Coach McKeefery has recently become the Vice President of Performance and Education of PLAE. Not only that, he’s kicking off a clinic series which he discusses in detail on today’s show. His book “CEO Strength Coach” is a great stepping stone to surviving the S&C struggle and getting to know what it took to make Coach Ron McKeefery the success you see today.
“Shut your mouth, open your ears, then ask a million questions and you end up getting to a point where you might actually have an original thought.”
Find Coach McKeefery on his website, www.ronmckeefery.com, and take full advantage of the resources offered. His podcast, Iron Game Chalk Talk, is no Premier Podcast in Strength and Conditioning but it’s quickly becoming one of the most popular in the field. You can check that out on his website as well.
Don’t forget, PA Nation, school is now in session. Head to www.powerathletehq.com/academy to get signed up for the Power Athlete Academy. Investing in your education is the responsibility of every coach. So you can either sit back and try and sort through the internet pseudoscience or you can break a mental sweat with this no bullshit resource. It’s not a sales pitch, it’s just some friendly encouragement to suck less every day.
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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