In this episode, Alex and Jared intro the show and talk about Chet Morjaria’s article, The 10 Types of Coaches and How to Spot Them as a jumping off point.

The Ultimate coach is a killer combination of all of the above coaches. He/she displays:

  • The analysis of the Programmer
  • The ability of the Athlete
  • The encouragement of the Motivator
  • The eye of the Technician
  • The passion of the Learner
  • The succinctness of the Observer
  • The clarity of the Presenter
  • The standards of the Judge
  • The experience of the Professional
  • The patience of the Friend

For references of everything mentioned in this episode, head over to

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Kenny Kane Crossfit LA and Positivity Project

Kelly Starrett

Tim Ferriss episode with Kelly Starrett and Justin Mager—Episode 3

10 Types of Coaches and How to Spot Them by Chet Morjaria

Gil Hedley

Jill Miller  and

Mark Divine


Daniel Coyle’s The Talent Code:

Brene Brown’s Daring Greatly & Rising Strong

Ryan Holiday’ The Obstacle is the Way

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Behind the Podium Podcast
Ep 1: To Be a Motivator or Technician?

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