EP77: Preparing Your Kids For Sports (and Life) Mastery With DeShawn Fontleroy

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DeShawn is a coach and mentor. He has facilitated lectures and seminars concerning the theory of sports training and has helped professional, collegiate, and high school athletes develop explosive power and jumping ability.

DeShawn also facilitates lectures and group consultations centered around sport psychology, mental toughness, and motivational interviewing.

In this episode we talk about:

  • The right questions to ask a potential college or coach to assure it’s a good fit

  • What could potentially be a bad situation if not addressed and considered

  • The best way for parents to communicate with coaches so that your child’s best interests are in mind.

  • How to find the right college for your child

  • Important things to consider during the interview with a potential college coach

  • Why life skills are more important than sports


Resources Talked about in this episode:

EP49: Swim Speed Secrets with Sheila Taormina

EP49:  Swim Speed Secrets with Sheila Taormina

At just over 5’2” tall, and not having made her first Olympic team until the age of 27, Sheila Taormina seems an unlikely candidate to have competed at four consecutive summer Olympiads in three completely different sports (swimming, triathlon, and modern pentathlon). Her first two attempts to qualify for the Olympics in swimming (1988 and 1992) came up short, during what were considered her “peak” years. Following those years she moved forward with her education, finishing her Master’s degree in Business in 1994, and then began her professional career in the automotive industry that same year, working a full-time salaried position in Detroit.

EP38: Massage Is A Vehicle For Hope With Benny Vaughn

EP38:  Massage Is A Vehicle For Hope With Benny Vaughn

Benny has 42 years of massage therapy experience treating athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and active adults; he is known internationally as an expert in the assessment, treatment and care of athletic related soft-tissue dysfunction using manual techniques. Mr. Vaughn produced the educational 1992 video series “Clinical Sports Massage” and the 1997 video “Functional Assessment Skills for Massage Therapists”.  He has been an invited lecturer for professional wellness and therapy conferences throughout the United States as well as Australia, Ireland, Japan, Spain and Russia.

MASSAGE MAGAZINE, an international publication, in their Special Year 2000 Millennium issue, recognized Benny Vaughn as one of the fifty most influential professionals of hands-on, soft-tissue therapy, in the world, over the past 100 years.

EP37: Train Your Brain, Fix Your Body with Zachariah Salazar

EP37:  Train Your Brain, Fix Your Body with Zachariah Salazar

Zachariah Salazar is a Z-health Performance master trainer.  He's a self educated practitioner who's dedicated to helping people discover their ultimate performance and pain free living.
Using simple neuroscience techniques he helps people live a pain free high performance life.

In this episode he shares with us his take on the fitness industry and what he thinks it takes to find success in your fitness practice