About This Site:

This website is dedicated to helping people think, train, and become different. Then content herein is driven by several mantras:

  • Training the Whole Athlete:

    • We have a problem, particularly in the Western World, of compartmentalizing and segregating things. The body is one piece and it would be of great benefit to treat it as such. This means psychologists informed by nutrition, trauma-informed personal trainers, abandoning pseudo-science and wishful thinking for actionable change.

  • Exploring Human Experience:

  • The Mind is Secondary:

    • Our physical bodies are unique, intuitive, and powerful vessels, but a vessel nonetheless. It is a vector for expression and delivery. What is expressed or achieved is often dictated by what is begotten in the mind, both deleterious and transcendent. Precious little matters if the above aren’t conducted “with soul”; hence if you can’t, or won’t, do something with heart, why fucking bother?

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About Me:

I hold a black belt in Brazilian Jujitsu and have trained within Tony Blauer’s SPEAR System in addition to intensive breath training with Shift Adapt. Many of my fitness objectives and training methods are inspired from NonProphet.

In 2015 I graduated from the University of West Georgia, where I was honored with the Mike Arons Award.  I am a licensed professional counselor in the State of Georgia, USA (#LPC011834) and certified nutrition coach with Precision Nutrition (PN1).

In a past life I amassed hundreds of outdoor rock climbing ascents in the ranges of V6+ and 5.10c (traditional) and competed in indoor climbing as well as mixed martial arts and boxing.

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