In this episode Jason Ackerman (@thejasonackerman) interview long-time friend Austin Malleolo (@amalleolo) . Not only have has Austin gone to the games eight-times, six as part of the Reebok Crossfit One. He is also a long-time member of seminar staff, a Flow Master and as well as being part of the small group of Level – 4 coaches. Austin is considered to be one of the best coaches out there.
Austin runs multiple affiliates including “Reebox One Nation” boxes though out the Massacutes area and one in China. Austin is husband, father and entrepreneur with his busy life he discusses how he finds a balance that works for him and his family. Also soon will be releasing his very own book – we’ll all be looking out for that.
Takeaways from this episode:
- Morning routine (5:42)
- One big thing that Austine believed to be accurate and he no longer sees it be true (11:10)
- No longer competing (17:10)
- Staying motivated – “the key is small goals” (17:40)
- Has your fitness decreased? (23:49)
- Most prominent mistake coaches make (31:50)
- What if you want to change thing are your box but your not an owner? Austins advice (35:00)
- His biggest tip for being a better coach (38:30)
- Q&A (40:30)
“I think that a very important aspect because for me the most important learning I had in my life; was when I followed a strict zone for five years.” (15:10)
“My motivation is other people. I’m gonna take class every day if I miss class because of schedules; by the end of the week, I’m going to have done every workout. Try and do all the accessory work and extra session. To make sure that I’m there with my people.” (19:00)
“Words are useless; actions are all we have.” (22:18)
“Everything your fault in a class” (40:00)
Never Split the difference – Chris Voss
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