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Communication

Have fun and get more mobile, while building communication and bonding with a friend or loved one.
Don’t hide on the phone, Facebook, or the computer. Examine your emotions and when you shut them down.
Evaluate your coaching, evaluate each other’s coaching - then make the improvements. Your athletes will thank you.
Are you making mistakes or missing elements in your training and coaching that you're not even aware of? Not after you read this article!
I’ve had many individuals approach me with questions about being a trainer and whether to become one. Here’s the advice I've told them.
Using your time and energy effectively as a youth sports coach is vital. Making sure you can communicate and deal with all of your players will make your efforts all that more effective.
Coaches of teenagers deal with a giant set of issues unique to that of any other coaches, but the greatest challenge of them all is communication with their athletes.
So, here’s a little dose for all of you who haven’t had the opportunity to take a class or experience a private session with me. Here’s a little “Tough Love Becca" for you all.
The booming fitness industry is seeing a lot of people just trying to make a quick buck. How do you know the good trainers from the bad? Here are five traits I recommend you look for.
You should question everything - YouTube videos, fitness articles, and even your coach’s advice. Most of the content on the web is trying to get it right, but there is a lot of bad info out there.
Coaching athletes is easy. Being a personal trainer is a true challenge. We help people live out their dreams and we are the front line defense in tackling obesity.
So how do you tell the legit instructors from the group-ex charlatans? How do you become excellent at coaching a group? Here are seven things to avoid and seven things you should be doing.
When I started on my coaching journey I ebbed from one style to the other as I sought to find my coaching voice. Here are the paradoxes I explored, the mistakes I made, and the lessons I learnt.
Since the use of analogy is ubiquitous in the human experience, it makes sense to consider how best to maximize their power in our teaching and coaching. Read on for a few suggestions:
I like to use the phrase "owning my training." But what do I mean by that? I'm going to share a personal (and not so flattering story) to illustrate what is actually an empowering concept.
What you don’t say might just kill you. Relieve stress by walking through the fear to speak up for yourself. Tips, poses, and meditations to say what you really want to say without fear or judgement.
I find it freeing that jiu jitsu allows me to express my masculine side. As women, we need to realize the way we've been socialize and our feminine behavior may not be appropriate in the gym.
If you're a man, imagine how your perspective on the world might differ if you were concerned for your physical safety pretty much all the time - and how it might affect your orientation to jiu jitsu.