| | | | PA Radio – Episode 255: Jim Kiritsy

Author / Cali Hinzman

Fail first, Succeed Later

“Educating kids out of becoming assholes”…that’s just one aspect to being a full time strength coach for college level football programs. Jim Kiritsy [@KSU_FB_Strength] of Kennesaw State University does not apologize for his strict standards and no bullshit coaching style. In fact, he points to it’s effectiveness in this week’s episode explaining that with Effort, Attitude, and Toughness…all things are possible. With a true EAT the weak mindset, he has seen his athletes grow into monsters on the field and men their own right. Fuel your coaching fire with a little Kiritsy.

Jim Kiritsy is all about attention to detail. He believes that a teams roots are strengthened by a combination of high standards and uniformity. Sprinkle in a healthy dose of group suffering and you have the foundation for a football program whose team mentality is virtually impenetrable. When coaching up kids at this age, instilling accountability to the team is often more effective than simply holding them accountable to themselves. Therein lies the notorious culture of the Kennesaw State University football program. When coaches care, athletes perform.


Follow @KSU_FB_Strength so you can be inspired by these kids’ hard work and by the coaching legend that is The Kiritsy. Sorinex Summer Strong 2018 is just a month out, beginning May 18th. Get your tickets at www.summerstrongexpo.com. This annual event is always epic so DO NOT SLEEP on these tickets!
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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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