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LEGACY

LEGACY

“Whāia te iti kahurangi ki te tūohu koe me he maunga teitei.”(Aim for the highest cloud so that if you miss it, you will hit a lofty mountain.) Maori Proverb   The All Blacks are the world’s most successful sporting outfit, undefeated in over 75% of their international matches over the last 100 years. What is the secret of their success? And what can we – as individuals, companies and teams – learn from them? A values-based, purpose driven culture is a foundation of the All Blacks’ approach and sustained success… In fact, in answer to the question, “What is the All Blacks’ competitive advantage?” key is the ability to manage their culture and central narrative by attaching the players’ personal meanings to a higher purpose. It is the identity of the of the team that matters – not so much what the All Blacks do, but who they are, what they stand for, and why they exist.” Revealing the winning secrets of the All Blacks, LEGACY tackles a number of fundamental issues facing leaders in all fields: How do you create a high performance culture? How do you maintain world-class standards, day after day, week after week, year after year? How do you handle pressure? What is the secret of sustained success? How do you deal with the pressure? And what do you leave behind you after you’re gone? What’s your legacy? The 15 Lessons in LEGACY are: Sweep the Sheds: Never be too big to do the small things that need to be done Go for the Gap: When you’re on top of your game, change your...
The Why, How, and What of UpRight Movement

The Why, How, and What of UpRight Movement

“Finding WHY is a process of discovery, not invention.” Simon Sinek, Start with Why   UpRight Movement is a Force Multiplier on a mission of helping to change peoples’ lives for the better through health and fitness. To give you an idea of what you might experience when working with us, here’s a brief breakdown of our “Whys,”  “Hows,” and “Whats.”   Philosophy: 1. Safety. Monitor technical proficiency, intensity, volume, and regeneration 2. Minimize Asymmetries and Reduce Injury Risk Potential 3. Deliver the Minimal Effective Dose to elicit a positive training response relative to the desired results, and performance demands Why:  To help people Feel, Move, and Perform Better throughout their lives. How: Utilize a Principle Guided, Systems Based Approach, starting with an Intake Assessment Establish an Individual’s Baseline Abilities + Expected Movement Demands = Proper Movement Based Planning PROPER MOVEMENT RECLAIMS FUNCTION, FORM FOLLOWS FUNCTION and FUNCTION OFTEN CORRECTS PAIN Communicating and Education Scaling when appropriate, emphasizing quality over quantity Develop sound Mobility, Stability, and Movement as the foundation to Strength, Speed, Power, Balance, Agility, and Endurance Work within any prescribed Medical/Injury Guidelines Intelligent Training + Optimal Recovery + Durability + Adaptability = Better Life Performance Offer Resources for Optimal Fueling (mindset and nutrition/hydration) to Support Performance and Recovery Monitor Recovery and Training Readiness What: Training/Recovery Programming up to, and Before/After Events Breathing to help access and leverage the Nervous System to assist with Posture, Mobility, Stability, Performance, and Recovery Targeted Corrective Exercises Movement Preparation – Pillar Activation – Hips – Trunk – Shoulders Movement Skills – Fundamental: Breathing, Gripping, Head-Eye Tracking, Reaching, Leg Raising, Supine, Rolling, Prone, Hip Flexion/Extension, Short Foot...