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My prediction of what will happen to gyms post-Pandemic

Thank you for all your questions about the future of post-pandemic gyms. Here’s part of the answer. The following is one part of my prediction of what will happen to gyms and fitness coaches post-pandemic: 19 years as a gym owner has taught me that the fitness industry has caused irreparable damage to itself by […]

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The danger of opinions: #BusinessSurvivalSkills – Pt. 4

The danger of opinions: #BusinessSurvivalSkills – pt 4 Be careful about opinions. They’re dangerous. Opinions are deadly to your health in mind-body-soul. That’s Real-Life Lesson #22,362 I’ve taught to football players for 40 years, college law enforcement students for 2 decades, and my #WomensLiftingTeams since 1992.  There’s a reason why general non-expert opinions are inadmissible […]

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QB Killers – Part 2

We teach all our quarterbacks to “Play out of your Mind” – dual meaning: First meaning: Normalize the abnormal. Pass for outlier stats – #groundbreaking stats that have never been achieved, the kind that people think you’re lying about. Second Meaning: Play out of your conscious mind. Be governed by your subconscious mind. There’s a […]

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Re-labeling And Redefining Red Zone – part 1

Success and failure in the conventional Red Zone makes or breaks your team. Success and failure in the conventional Red Zone is one of the top factors that determine won-loss record because your playbook becomes more limited the closer you get to the end zone. The same applies to offense and defense. The closer you […]

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QB Killers

The #1 reason for quarterbacks’ failed potential is the coaching addiction to complexity. Football coaches who are obsessed with complicating the game are the #1 killers of QB potential. Quarterbacking is the toughest job in all of sports because of the following 4 unique challenges: QBs are targets of extreme violence on every single play. […]

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5th Degree High-Performance – the #DitchDigger workout

My first workout in July, 1969, as a dysfunctional, obese 12-year old trying to escape from the physical hell and psychological hell of being #unfit, was as far below Minus-Zero as possible. My first workout was in #TheBasement of my poor illiterate Italian immigrant parent’s old house, a #basement that resembled a dungeon. Not one […]

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How to get hired as a paid football coach

I want to be a football coach. I want a job coaching football. What do I need to build my coaching career and get hired as a football coach? Those are some of the top 51 questions I have been asked by hundreds of assistant coaches and coaches who I have never met. Here’s the […]

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How to become an Offensive Coordinator – part 3

To become an #OffensiveCoordinator, invest 5th Degree Commitment to hardcore extreme intense learning – higher learning and higher learning. Invest with time, effort, money, and every fibre of mind-body-soul. Players deserve an expert #OffensiveCoordinator, not someone with #Fan knowledge. The following are 5 strategies to help you reach #offensivecoordinator expertise: Get a Masters Degree in […]

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How to become an offensive coordinator  – part 2

“We don’t have enough talent” is one of the top 51 sources of evidence that proves an assistant coach is not ready to be an #OffensiveCoordinator. “We don’t have enough talent” is code for: I don’t know how to develop players. I want to take the easy way out and recruit elite players who were […]

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How to become a #DefensiveCoordinator part 2.

The most dangerous threat to your team is a #DefensiveCoordinator who is in love with title and power. The 2 main reasons why most applicants want the job of #DefensiveCoordinator is title and power. The title #DefensiveCoordinator sounds sexy, sounds glamorous. And it gives perceived authority to #CallPlays. The obsession with #CallingPlays guarantees hell on […]