Training action sports athletes is awesome.
A massive challenge sometimes, but always a pleasure.
On this particular day, I travelled to South Wales to train pro surfer, Logan Nicol after having trained Mitch, an experienced amateur surfer the night before.
We even managed to squeeze in a surf before I had to head back home.
Don’t be fooled though – not all days are as fun as this.
WHY I TRAVEL TO MY CLIENTS
A huge part of my philosophy when it comes to ‘online coaching’ is that I still have to see each athlete IN PERSON.
I need to see them in the gym with my own eyes.
Hopefully, I’ll also get the chance to go surfing with them afterwards (no matter how embarrassing that might be for me in most cases).
There are two main reasons I do this.
Firstly, as a coach it’s so much more effective to screen and coach somebody in person.
The best Zoom call or online screening in the world doesn’t come close to what you pick up when you’re actually in the room with someone.
Secondly and most importantly is building TRUST and cementing our relationship.
The phrase “nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care” is what I always come back to when building strong relationships and it’s SO true.
I would run over hot coals for the people I work with.
Or at least lukewarm ones.
Want to work with me?
- As you will see, I love working with both pro and amateur surfers.
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DISCLAIMER: If you live in California, I will need to charge for the flights.
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