Live from the Live Better recording studio! Bret and Jason are here this week with David Carson. David Carson is a Nike Master Trainer, Jordan Band trainer, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and EXOS Performance Specialist. He is also the CEO of 24Life Sport and Performance Training. As a former professional basketball player, David has over 10 years of experience in the field, working with clients extending from professional athletes, including NBA and MLS, to the veteran weekend warrior looking for an edge.
Listen in as Bret and Jason discuss with David Carson what it means to show up every single day - for yourself and for others - and what it means to give 110%. David goes into his story of becoming a coach and how his upbringing shaped the coach who he is today.
[01:30-8:00] - Welcome David Carson! [8:00-15:55] - David’s story and overcoming adversity [16:00-19:00] - Life altering injuries + taking away the ego [19:00-20:00] - Mental versus physical change [20:00-21:10] - Training NBA players, for the love of basketball and using your gift to help others. [21:10-24:40] - David and his Mom - making everyone in a room feel special and the importance of continuous improvement and lifelong learning [24:40-30:00] - Buying into 100% of what you are doing [30:00-32:00] - Playing hard and giving everything you have - without leaving anything in the tank. The locked in mentality and loving what you do. [32:00-34:00] - Finding your WHY [34:42-36:00] - Going for it, The Alchemist, and pouring your ALL into everything [36:00-46:00] - Pushing people to the limits of potential and improving the healthcare continuum especially in the black community [47:00-48:00] - Showing kids their true limits and full potential (both physically and mentally) through coaching [49:00-52:00] - What it means to be a coach, and the responsibility of a coach [52:00-55:00] - Giving back to our youth! They are limitless, and molds of clay and the impact a coach can have in the youth is like no other. [55:00-57:00] - David's Best Day Ever: Training and teaching kids who have never trained before, training sessions with CEOs and founders, speaking and sharing his story, constantly growing and challenging himself to be a better person [57:45-End] - Learn more about David on Instagram at @24lifedc, at On Your Mark through Game Changers Kids Training Program and his website DavidCarson24life.com