Breathe upon WakingApr 11, 2020
Brian Rutenberg - 088
Painting, Art, consciousness, professionalism, etc. I was honored and delighted to speak with Brian Rutenberg. He's collected the low-country humidity and marshlands, and blended them with his New York city work ethic and charisma. What has resulted is some of the most vibrant and intriguing abstracted landscape paintings one can see. Please enjoy our talk, and thanks for stopping by.
Visit Brian's webpage, full of his art here: http://www.brianrutenbergart.com/
Watch his fun and educational 'Studio Visits' on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/user/thomgains1727/videos
Follow him on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/brianrutenberg/?hl=en
Brian's recent book on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Clear-Seeing-Place-Studio-Visits-ebook/dp/B01M9D7LNT?ref_=ast_author_dp
Franziscus Hielscher - 087
Episode 87. Movement culture, musculoskeletal system, connective tissues, etc.
I very much appreciated the time that Franz took for this conversation. Please reach out to him in the following places:
His personal website: https://www.strangeofmotion.com/
Sarama is leading the basketball coaching world with his methods that are grounded in ecological dynamics theory. This is an evidence-based practice built from ecological psychology and dynamic systems.
He currently coaches and works with College Prep in Borgomanero, Italy. https://www.collegeprepitaly.com/
And he helps run Basketball Immersion, a world leader in basketball coach education and leadership. https://basketballimmersion.com/
What is Bulletproof Reserve?
Episode 85 - This is a long form table talk that I made to help illustrate the idea of Bulletproof Reserve. I hope it helps you in consideration of your joint pain moving forward!
Building from the Ground Up with ATG
In this episode, I give you the foundations of addressing the knee by starting at the ground with the feet, calves, and tibialis.
Please share this with anyone who has knee issues. I don't address the knee in particular here, but will be doing so in another episode. This provides a foundation which will give us permission to build the knee while strengthening these weak links below.
By the way, using this link gets you 10% off of ATG equipment: https://bit.ly/3Fvnyqo
Use Code: Eleven12 at checkout.
You can watch video form of this episode here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XjL4cmUZIw
Head basketball coach of the Bellarmine University Men's team. Scott has used innovative and intriguing ways to plan, program, and coach for his team. He's got great values, character, and authenticity that can't be denied.
Thank you Coach for taking the time!
Bellarmine Basketball page: https://athletics.bellarmine.edu/sports/mens-basketball?path=mbball
My personal page: www.jimmythorpe.com
Jennifer Fithian - Coffee with Coach
Jen earned 12 letters in high school...competing in basketball, soccer, and track. She was recently inducted into the Bow High School athletic Hall of Fame.
She played division 1 basketball at Binghampton University, and then went on to play team handball for the USA team.
Jen lives in Concord, NH where she is now coaching the girls basketball program at St. Paul's School. Go connect with Jen on the socials, and check out all the cool stuff she's up to!
603 Elite (hoops training): https://www.603elite.com/
St. Paul's School page: https://www.sps.edu/team-page?team=7115
USA handball: https://www.teamusa.org/usa-team-handball/…/Jennifer-Fithian
Big Ben Hartford - Coffee with Coach
One of the strongest dudes I know. Top notch personal trainer and strength coach. Really valuable perspective. Oh, and he makes the best hand-crafted mustard I've ever had. Follow Big Ben on all the socials. Ask him for help getting fit in any way. And, get your hands on some Meathead Mustard!
Big Ben's Insta: https://www.instagram.com/granitestrengthbarbell/
Meathead Mustard: https://www.instagram.com/meatheadkitchen/
A short talk on the dark side, and benefits of staying on the lighted path.
Fitness is an interesting word with a lot of meanings...I try to define some of them here.
Some thoughts surrounding parenting that I wrote down...and then spoke into a microphone. Hope you enjoy...and hope you realize that this is just one man's thoughts, understanding that you may have your own way...a better way. All the best.
Amanda Grappone-Osmer - Coffee with Coach
Amanda leads a unique group of auto dealerships in the Concord area. She is a 4th generation operator of the family business that is the Grappone Automotive Group.
On top of running a substantial and practical car company, she's also helped to instill a desirable culture in the workplace...putting her 'team' first, and identifying the experience that customers want...then providing them a valuable product and service accordingly.
I'll certainly be using some of her leadership qualities to help shape my approach to coaching. Thank you Amanda!
Check out what she's doing at the Grappone website here: https://www.grappone.com/
Watch our video of this talk here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wg_F_hHVV0&list=PL5vydBYMlrQi3HTfHxJ-Gh3DOEgWukSoW&index=21&t=1s
Tiffany Eddy - Coffee with Coach
Tiffany Eddy is a media and communication specialist. She has many years experience as a broadcast journalist, and is now working for herself, calling NH home. On top of her PR work, she has started a brand of her own...Smart Strong Sassy!
Watch the interview on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVwGKgTYPT8&t=1s
Tiffany's Smart Strong Sassy brand: https://smartstrongsassy.com/
Her personal website: https://www.tiffanyeddy.com/
Her 'Sharing is Strength' FB group page: https://www.facebook.com/sharingisstrength/
Stan Spirou - Coffee with Coach
This is an episode of Coffee with Coach as part of my Breathe upon Waking podcast.
I was fortunate enough to sit down with Stan Spirou, who I admire a ton for his work and dedication to coaching basketball. Hope you enjoy!
To see the rest, view here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RpC2_3qvD8&t=2s
Or find my Breathe upon Waking podcast wherever you grab them!
Mike Morris - Coffee with Coach
New series within the podcast where I interview others to get help answering some coaching/leadership questions, and just connect with folks that I think are worth hollering at.
Mike Morris rocks! He is the owner of Hot House NH Yoga and Pilates. Check out his website here: https://www.hothousenh.com/
And his insta here: https://www.instagram.com/hothouse_nh/
Preciate you Mike!
073 - Lyndsey Cole and Alex Stoyle
072 - Winning
071 - Mornings (Maria and Alice)
070 - Death
This was obviously a challenging topic to write and speak about. It was somewhat cathartic though to think through. I hope it helps you in some way... to deal with one of the hardest issues we face...losing a loved one to death.
069 - Motivation
068 - Paul Hogan
Paul Hogan is the Athletic Director and head Men's Basketball Coach at NHTI. He is also a professor there, and he also teaches some graduate courses for Plymouth State University. He is doing many other good things, most of all having an awesome and positive impact on athletes and students in the New Hampshire area.
Connect with Paul at NHTI: https://www.nhti.edu/
Hogan Basketball and Soccer camps: https://hogancamps.com/
067 - Tara Lenharth
Tara helps families organized trips to Disney within her position as a 'Mouse Counselor'! And her services don't cost you any extra. She helped me plan my trip there a couple years ago, and it was very helpful. If you're at all considering a trip to Disney...do yourself a favor and look her up!
Contact Tara at her Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Mouse-Counselor-Tara-221520471383270/
066 - David Elliott
David Elliott is the author of the new book titled, Voices: The Final Hours of Joan of Arc. This is coming off of his take on brilliant myth of the minotaur called Bull, which...ehem...received 6 starred reviews!!! What? He's also written a number of other books, many of which I've enjoyed reading to my daughter.
See him at Gibson's bookstore in Concord, NH on Friday, March 29 2019.
And see what else he's up to at his website here: https://www.davidelliottbooks.com/
065 - Shalla Melton
I am so very impressed and inspired by this woman! She is obviously an amazing photographer...but there is so much more to her than that. Shalla is fierce, tuned in, and has a special work ethic. Hope you enjoy!
Visit Shalla's Eye Sugar Photography website here: https://www.eyesugarphotography.com/
064 - Nazzy Nazz!
Had a great conversation with a well-known voice in NH. Nazzy has been a staple in our community for some time. He's got a really positive energy, and he's always giving back. Nazz is a great radio DJ...and he has his own mobile DJ company. If you are looking for one...hit him up!
Here's his personal website: http://nazzydjs.com/
063 - Empathy (second visit)
062 - Rene Maher
It was really refreshing talking to Rene for this episode. He is tuned in way more than I was at that age. He's a recent college graduate, a high school basketball champion, and an articulate speaker to boot. He has a great perspective to offer here!
061 - Life is Long
Don't worry...there's time for that idea. There's enough for everyone.
060 - Life is Short
The clock is ticking. You will die. You only have a certain amount of time left to do what you want to do. Tic. Toc.
059 - God
Just some exploration on what I believe...and what I don't. It's an ongoing process.
058 - Choices
A trivial choice will set you out on a path...choose wisely.