Lessons on Grit, Performance and Perseverance ft. Rachel Balkovec

Episode 170Matthew Cooper

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Rachel Balkovec, the first female strength and conditioning coach in professional baseball, makes her second appearance on the Brute Podcast this week! Rachel grew up adamant to break out of her comfort zone, and shares her tips for personal and professional development, like falling in love with the process rather than the outcome.

Listen this week to understand why this passionate coach thinks you should support the people around you minimally, as well as her personal coaching philosophies you can adapt into your lifestyle.

Topics:

04:00 – Intentional vs. unintentional growth

13:15 – Mentors & coaching

22:06 – Defining a good coach

39:00 – “Minimally supporting others”

47:30 – Performance Pyramid

51:15 – Coaching methods

Links:

Instagram

rachelbalkovec.com

Books:

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance – Duckworth

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