Training

Are You Training? Or Are You Just Showing Up?

One student attends class because that is what he thinks needs to be done. The other student arrives ready to train. What sets them apart?

You're Doing It Wrong: 6 Better Ways to Train

Hitting a wall in your training? Are your personal records stuck? Wishing you had time to accomplish more, but just can't make it work?

3 Training Approaches That Will Destroy You

As a coach, sometimes it’s about stopping people from hitting their own self-destruct button.

The 3 Elements of Training and How to Order Them

I believe proper training is made up of three things. And only when the previous step is locked in place will the next one be achievable.

Training Athletes 30 Years Ago - Has Anything Really Changed?

The message is simply this: if it worked years ago, why change it today?

3 Parts Programming, 1 Part Attitude

Training is both a science and an art, especially when it comes to creating programming. There are rules, and there's also your mindset.

Don’t Be That Lifter: Help Me Help You

Whatever your ask for my help on, be it training or anything else, my only request is that you put everything you can into helping yourself.

3 Traps of Modern Day Thinking (and How to Avoid Them in Training)

Hard work, experience, and earned respect are values that are fast disappearing in the new generation of trainers and athletes.

How Much Training Do You Need?

Whether you are a competitor or a recreational athlete, you can learn a lot about your body if you just listen.

A Flow Chart for Determining the Value of Your Training

Wondering if what you're doing is worth your time, effort, and money? Use this chart to assess the value of any exercise you may encounter.

How to Practice Perseverance in BJJ, MMA, and Life

What you believe and who you listen to will dictate your results in jiu jitsu and in life. I hope these words of champions will help you to push through tough times and fulfill your own dreams.

The Other Guys (And Why They Don’t Matter)

In 1988 Carl Lewis lost his focus and lost his shot at a gold medal. Why? Because he let Ben Johnson get in his head. If it can happen to someone like Carl Lewis, it can happen to any of us.

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