High Performance Lies in right Intuition

Written by: Kevin Cann Coaching should focus on developing the intuition of each given lifter as this is where their own elite levels of performance lie.  At the top of the hierarchical skill acquisition pyramid is “unconscious competence.”  This is where the athlete is just flowing in their environment without thinking about anything.  This is typically referred to as being in the zone, but it is a subconscious engagement with the environment at a high level. Right below Read More

Performance Lies in the Subconscious, but so do Your Demons

Written by: Kevin Cann I have been experiencing something in training that is different from anything that I have experienced before.  The last two months, I have been on a tear with PRs.  One week after the next just hitting PR after PR.  Some of these have been smaller 5lb PRs, but a few, like yesterday’s 37lb PR, have been much larger. I have not changed up anything in training.  Perhaps I have made better training decisions, but those Read More

Defining Success: My Personal Journey

Written by: Kevin Cann “Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacle which he has overcome.” -Booker T. Washington I don’t remember the picture at the top of this article.  I must have been under 5 years old in it.  I have always had a confidence about me to put myself out there.  I am pretty lucky to have that genetic predisposition. We always look Read More