The Humble Coach Podcast

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July 28, 2019  

Laura O’Grady , Personal trainer , ISL Yoga Teacher & Owner at The Life Of A CODA

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Episode #52

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Laura O'Grady ,

Personal trainer , ISL Yoga Teacher 

Owner at The Life Of A CODA 

 

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Welcome back everyone to Episode 52.

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In this episode i had the pleasure of getting to talk with the amazing up and coming coach LAURA O'GRADY about her work with the deaf community and being a leader in a vitally important field. 

 

Laura may have only been involved in the fitness community for the past 2 years but she has been helping people feel at ease all her life . 

Laura was an absolute pleasure to talk to and is definitely a name to watch out for in the future!! 

 Hope you guys enjoy the episode .  

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 In this episode we got to chat about some of the following topics :

- Laura's Background and how she got into coaching .

- Some of the reason she got into caching and why Blind boy from The Rubber Bandits podcast was an inspiration for getting started.

- Vital lessons she has brought from her family experience into her coaching practice .

- The importance of awareness of the difference in coaching cues and techniques when working with hearing and deaf clients.

- An insight into the differences in her approach when working with the deaf community.

- The value of simplicity in our communication and the importance of understanding your client thoroughly.

- The value of modern technology for the deaf community.

- Motivation and confidence building in clients.

- The importance of understanding the deaf community when working with deaf or hard of hearing clients.

- Different gears in her coaching.

- Practical tips and areas that we as coaches can improve on to help make our educational content more accessible.

- Overcautious coaching.

- Her next coaching step .

 

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To find out more about Laura check out the links below.  

IG : https://www.instagram.com/thelifeofacoda/?hl=en

FB : https://www.facebook.com/thelifeofacoda/

RTE Radio Interview : 

https://www.rte.ie/radio1/ryan-tubridy/programmes/2019/0314/1036340-the-ryan-tubridy-show-thursday-14-march-2019/?clipid=103065251

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It was an absolute pleasure to chat to Laura and i look forward to seeing lots more of your great work in the future. 

Thanks so much for taking the time Laura.  

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Hope you enjoy the show folks and if you are enjoying the podcast don't forget to hit the Subscribe button!

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Until next time folks,

Much Love as always, 

Your Humble Coach

July 16, 2019  

Justin Farina , Owner at Garage Athlete Fitness

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Episode #51

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Justin Farina ,

Owner at Garage Athlete Fitness

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Multiple Concept 2 World Record Holder   

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Welcome back everyone to Episode 51.

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In this episode i had a chance to talk with the brilliant coach Justin Farina of Garage Athlete . 

 

Justin is a massively experienced Coach and having been a Division 1 and Professional Athlete in the past has a superb understanding of how to improve human performance for all ends of the spectrum . 

Justin was a pleasure to talk to and is doing great work in the coaching and training communities.  

 Hope you guys enjoy the episode .  

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 In this episode we got to chat about some of the following topics :

- His background & how he got into the Concept 2 Endurance world!  

- His motivation to get into programming and coaching online ?  

- How he has developed his programming ability .  

- How his experience as a CrossFit Coach has impacted his Teaching job .

- How to balance strength training and the ERG's . 

- The value of Burgers in elite Concept 2 Performance!! .

- His next coaching steps!  

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To find out more about Justin check out the link below.  

https://www.garageathletefitness.com/

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It was an absolute pleasure to chat to Justin and i have no doubt we will be seeing lot's more great work from him in the future . 

Thanks so much for taking the time Justin.  

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Hope you enjoy the show folks and if you are enjoying the podcast don't forget to hit the Subscribe button!

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Until next time folks,

Much Love as always, 

Your Humble Coach