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149. Rope Climbs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D32_1gwq35E On today’s episode, Ackerman and Fern break down the rope climb. They discuss how to coach the different methods, cue’s and progressions. Along with they talk about it is it worth doing it at your box, how to avoid juries, best practice around them. And do rope climbs have a crossover in real life? They cover this and much…

141. Being Relentless

On today’s episode, Fern and Ackerman discuss being relentless when it comes to your coaching. What that means is that you, as the coach are more stubborn than the athlete standing in front of you. You can not let your eyes get used to sh*tty movement. They talk about the importance of this, how to overcome it, and how it…

129. Josh Melendez | Crossfit Be Someone

https://www.instagram.com/p/B5F1h86gveD/ On today’s episode Fern chats with Josh Melendez, owner of  Crossfit Be Someone. Josh is on the podcast today to discuss how he recently went on the 3 Day Coaches  Development Programme, that fern hosted. We get a lot of question about the course and the in’s and out’s so Josh will hopefully answer them for you, but if…

128. Doug Chapman | HyperFIT USA

https://www.instagram.com/p/B3sPr7fHjnU/ On today’s episode, Jason Ackerman chat with  Doug Chapman, OG in the CrossFit world, Hyper Fit (CrossFit Ann Arbor) was one of the first affiliates.  Doug was on level 1 and two staff till 2014, before stepping down, he uses to run 8,000 sqf affiliate then downsized to doing it in his garage, they discuss why he made the…

124. Joe DeGain | 810 CrossFit

https://www.instagram.com/p/B4-8ZP5gFjs/ On today’s episode Fern chats with Joe DeGain, a long-time member of the CrossFit Seminar Staff. Joes also the owner of 810 Crossfit, in Michigan. They go deep down that rabbit hole of Affiliate ownership. Joes has been on staff for 11 years and 8 years of those were as a Flowmaster, he works on the Level 1, 2…

123. Karl Eagleman | Whiteboard Daily

https://www.instagram.com/p/B4-H3O8AQ-J/ On today’s episode Jason Ackerman chats with the  Karl Eagleman, you may know him better by his Instagram @whiteboard_daily. He’s the man behind those amazing coaching diagrams and the new whiteboard daily glossary. The glossary is an encyclopedia for coaches from cues, to movement patterns and everything in-between. They discuss how and why Karl started this all and some…

115. Denise Thomas | Part II

https://www.instagram.com/p/B3vN-TkJhc8/ On today episode Fern chats with his long-time friend and the only guest to be on 3 times the one the only Denise Thomas. Last time we lost 19 mins of her interviews, we made sure it didn’t happen this time. Along with Denise is answering your question!  They dive into the idea of mastery and what that really…

111. Q + A with Chris Hinshaw

Hey listeners! Today’s episode is a real inside for you guys. As you maybe know we run a mentorship group and as part of that there are weekly calls and during these calls, there is a certain topic that is discussed. Along with we have guest coaches on to pervied an insight into their speciality subjects and allow for them…

110. Cassidy Ballensky | From Intern to Staff

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZtSOvrKqNo https://www.instagram.com/p/B3UeMguhy8L/ Hey listeners! Today you are in for a treat Fern is sitting down with his GM at Crossfit RIF, Cassidy Ballensky. Cassiday wears a lot of hat form programming today to cleaning duties, athlete management and everything in between. He’s a level 3 and is also on seminar staff. Like I said he wears a lot of hat…

109. Brandon Price | Ashburn CrossFit

https://www.instagram.com/p/B4A5BJLh6jx/ Hey listeners! Today episode host Fern chats with Brandon Price they met on Brandon’s level one back in 2017. Then about two years go Brandon com to Fern asking for help with Coaching development. Brandon was working within Sports management when he found the Fitness on Earth on Netflix, went to his local affiliate. Once he decided he wanted…