Say “Aye” When You Unsee It

Say “Aye” When You Unsee It

20

Feb

2020

I’ll let you in on a secret of sorts. It’s a lesson I teach other people regarding marketing. The reason I’m telling you is that there’s deeper insight in this message. If you want to use it for marketing, too, have at it. Look at the image above. Did you notice the red nail polish? I did. It’s the first thin ...
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Specialty Courses with Open Access

Specialty Courses with Open Access

19

Feb

2020

Each week there are regular class times to perfect the specific skills and strengths around weightlifting and gymnastics. Not only can students drop-in to these classes, they can be used with the General Physical Preparedness (GPP) membership.Monday 5:30pm - Weightlifting Tuesday 5:30pm - GymnasticsWednesday 5:30p ...
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Transcending Followership

Transcending Followership

18

Feb

2020

If yesterday’s post struck you, this is a helpful follow up. If you haven’t yet read yesterday’s post, I’d recommend reading it before the quote below. One who reads the quote below without context of incredible accountability to the role of follower might become the pretend leader we all love to hate. Here’s ...
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A Paradox in Leadership

A Paradox in Leadership

17

Feb

2020

We’ve talked about other leadership paradoxes, including but not limited to the notion that leaders are responsible for outcomes they can never have perfect control over. This paradox is just as troubling, but in a different way.Let me first say, the reason leadership is such a common topic here is because we need it and ...
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The Ice Garnish

The Ice Garnish

14

Feb

2020

In case you missed it, our beloved ice machine celebrated its first birthday last month. That might not mean much to you, and that’s totally cool. But after a year of preparing hundreds of ice baths with the help of this machine, I have to admit that I’ve developed a rather intimate relationship with it. When someo ...
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All Hands on Deck: Weightlifting

All Hands on Deck: Weightlifting

13

Feb

2020

Weightlifting (spelled as one word as opposed to two) is a sport, which consists of the snatch and the clean & jerk. While there are variations of each lift, the idea of weightlifting is predicated on best practices to move a load from the ground to overhead, albeit with the clean and jerk allowing for a pause at the sh ...
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President’s Day Community Workout

President’s Day Community Workout

12

Feb

2020

Monday is President’s Day and we’ve got something special for you. The regular schedule will be in effect, but the noon class will be an extended ‘Hero Workout’ experience. That means you can come to your regular training just like any other Monday or, if you have the day off, you can join us for a big, fun communit ...
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Guardrails for a [Life] of Adjustments

Guardrails for a [Life] of Adjustments

11

Feb

2020

Coaches’ development is an integral part of what we do at DEUCE and yesterday I was in a feedback meeting with a coach offering a framework that I find helpful for communicating movement standards to a room full of people. Soon after sharing the framework I did what my brain loves to do and looked for the essence of the f ...
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D-E-U-C-E Episode 7: Coach Lacey v Coach Embo

10

Feb

2020

DEUCE Media’s favorite web series is back! The game is “DEUCE.” Much like the classic basketball game “HORSE,” missed efforts earn a letter. The first player to earn D-E-U-C-E loses. The game starts with a chug off. The loser gets a letter. The winner chooses the first challenge. If you call your shot and mis ...
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Trending now: Technicians

Trending now: Technicians

7

Feb

2020

The other day I got hung up on the word arbitrary.I know that’s weird, but stay with me. I started questioning the upside (if any) of random examples. Like, when would intentionally using something generic be more useful than something specific? Isn’t the intent of an example to rein in (not out) on the i ...
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