Written by: Kevin Cann One of the things that I have been focusing a lot on with the group is reflecting. These reflections have really helped me understand who I am. This is important for us finding a purpose (intent) to our coaching and training. This purpose needs to mean something to the individual. This will help them face … Continue reading Self-Reflection is the Key to Self-Awareness. Self-Awareness is the Key to High Performance
Written by: Kevin Cann We did our second skills class last night. Skills class is a class that I run where we cover aspects of skill acquisition. I think when most people hear the term skill they think of some specific sports aspect. In powerlifting they may think about technique and/or the actual strength that the lifter displays. … Continue reading Attention is a Complex Skill
Written by: Kevin Cann Powerlifting is viewed as an individual sport at the end of the day. However, no one gets great alone. We all need help along the way. This can come from a coach, a mentor, or training partners. Powerlifting in this sense can be a great community. Powerlifting is also a sport that we compete ourselves. Yes, … Continue reading Silencing Your Inner Critic
Written by: Kevin Cann When we all start off as coaches, we have this fascination with writing the perfect program. This usually leads to us collecting more and more data, pumping out graphs, and explaining every mishap with the logic of these programs. Now, I collect data that I feel is important. This just happens to be … Continue reading Perhaps the Most Important Skill to Train
Written By: Kevin Cann This is the most important question that anyone could ask you. When I ask this question, I am not asking your name, but instead asking who you are at the deepest of levels. You can’t be great, unless you truly know who you are. This disconnect with who you are can cause some … Continue reading Who Are You?