coach development

Bootstrapped gyms have to be about passion, commitment, and ultimately, service to the community.
What I’ve come to learn is no matter how well rounded you attempt to be, how educated and accepting you might become, there are certain situations where a woman on your staff is the only answer.
Trainers should practice empathy, learn about what the client's dreams and goals are, dig deeper, and find their real why.
The job of a coach is never done, and that applies double to the self-coach.
A successful fitness community is centered around building relationships, not rounds, reps, or PRs.
The thinking person’s barbell sport is poised for another surge in popularity.
You'd better do your homework, and your gym work, before you show up for your RKC weekend.
Your programming goal should be to intelligently lay out a plan that offers a safe, long-term approach that develops the maximum potential of your athletes.
It is our responsibility as fitness professionals to help customers learn the truth and learn to know better, despite themselves.
If you conduct a variety of large-scale interval-type exercise sessions (group exercise and boot camp-style) you need to be organized and have a pre-set plan.
DVRT education delivers value by focusing on a clear and sensible system, not just exercises.
Without standards and quality control, your knowledge, passion, and coaching skills are for naught.
Effort-based praise can improve an athlete’s performance by creating a growth mindset.
Knowing a bit about a lot is the key to being an effective trainer.
Loaded carries can be your secret weapon in client progress and retention.
Modelling better movement is essential to bridging the gap between a coach’s and the client’s experiences.
A look into the School of Strength, and the future of the independent gym and coach.