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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