Origin Story: Beginners Mind“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the experts mind there are few” –Shunryn Suzuki... Zen Buddhism has a concept called Shoshin which means “beginners mind”. This refers to having an attitude of openness, eagerness, and lack of preconceptions when studying a subject, even when studying at an advanced level. Whether you are an athlete, coach, or parent please take into consideration that the more you learn the more you’ll understand how much you still don’t know. Life is about growth. Progress and development should be a daily aspiration. Adopting a beginners mind and committing to becoming a lifelong learner will open doors and thought processes you never considered.
Monthly Archives: April 2017
**This is the first instalment in a three-part series on how to introduce strength training to a young athlete** Every athlete, at every level, has a very high demand for strength. Their level of strength dictates their speed, explosiveness, and … Continue reading
I am a steadfast believer that an athlete has to be able to handle their own bodyweight in order to progress into more advanced training methods in order to develop absolute strength and power.