Episode 254: Augustine Agyei - Lead Performance Coach at Landow Performance

This episodes guest is Augie Agyei. Augie is the performance coach director, NFL & NFL combine prep lead performance coach, and internship director at Landow Performance, CO, USA. 

Augie is certified through the NSCA as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and through Greg Roskopf’s Muscle Activation Techniques as a Muscle Activation Technique Specialist. His mix of experience and knowledge provides a well-rounded approach to the way he interacts and train his athletes. Under Loren, he has had opportunities to work and or assist with athletes in the NFL, MLB, professional MMA organizations, collegiate, and high school athletes from all sports as well. He has been assisting Loren with the Combine Prep for 3 years now.

On this episode Augie and I discuss:

  • Augie's background?
  • What did Augie learn from his time selling cell phone sells that he now applies to his coaching today
  • What is Augie's role at Landow Performance
  • Augie outlines the training system that is executed at Landow Performance
  • I ask Augie about data collection among some of the athletes at Landow Performance
  • We discuss program design
  • We discuss agility training 
  • Who have been Augies biggest influences on him as both a person and as a coach
  • What advice would Augie give to young coaches?
  • I ask Augie how does his learn?
  • Augie gives us his current and top book recommendations
  • I ask Augie, what are the good and not so good things he currently see's within the strength and conditioning field and what solutions would he offer to counteract the not so good things he currently see's?
  • I have Augie, if he could invite 5 people to dinner, dead or alive, who would he invite and why?

This was a great discussion with Augie and I hope you guys really enjoy it

Stay Strong,
RB

 

Show Notes:

Website - landowperformance.com

Facebook - Augustine Agyei

Twitter - @Persistence21

Instagram - persistence21

 

Books Mentioned:

Make it stick

Chop Wood Carry Water: How to Fall in Love with the Process of Becoming Great


People and Resources Mentioned:

Loren Landow

ALTIS

Dan Pfaff

Fergus Connolly

Brett Bartholomew 

Deci & Ryan - Self determination theory

Eric Telly

Amber Felchle

Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning (MBSC)

Shawn Myszka

Rob Gray 

Marco Candido

Mike Guadango

Charlie Francis 

Jim Kwik

Jim Kwik’s FAST Method Will Help You Learn Faster

Jesus 

Abraham Lincoln

Martin Luther King Jr

Joseph Chilton Pearce

Jacque Fresco

Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride

Nelson Mandela

Maya Angelou

Michael Jordan

Adolf Hitler

Michael Jackson

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