#StopTheMayhem, The Wasatch Brutes, and Coaching with Adrian Conway

Episode 105Brute Strength


This week on the Brute Strength Podcast, I interview my former teammate and the team captain to the Wasatch Brutes, Adrian Conway (@adrianconway_). On this episode we discuss how the team came to be, difficulties they experienced, what is the driving force behind their success and their mission to #stopthemayhem. We also dive into topics about coaching—his own experience as a coach over the years and what he has learned about athletes both in person and virtually. Adrian is a wealth of knowledge and an amazing leader, there is a lot of pearls of knowledge in this one. Enjoy the show!

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Topics of discussion:

[1:51] Getting the team together

[8:43] Lessons learned at Wodapalooza

[14:59] Creating accountability within the team

[15:55] Nick Fowler as head coach

[19:40] Becoming and communicating like a team

[22:49] Benefit of having a coach

[24:34] Regionals and pushing the threshold

[26:40] Mutual respect for teammates and developing chemistry

[28:48] Winning the CrossFit Games

[31:16] Adrian as a leader

[35:10] Being a coach and what has changed over the years

[39:29] The curious and passionate athlete

[43:40] Why consistent athletes are better athletes

[46:37] Knowing your athletes and honest assessments


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