Jae Chung on Coaching, Cuing and Building Relationships

Jae Chung worked as a coach at IFAST for seven years, coaching mostly general-population and fat loss clients. Before working at IFAST, Jae taught martial arts (primarily T’ai Chi Ch’uan), taught English in the Peace Corps, tutored writing to undergraduates and graduate students at Indiana University, and also taught violin lessons.

Jae is currently enjoying a temporary retirement as a stay-at-home dad to two children under the age of 3.

In this show, Jae and I talk about a ton of stuff, starting with how his most elite athletic skill growing up was typing fast, what he means when he says you can’t bat 1.000, his thoughts on effective vs. ineffective cues, and why a pivotal moment in his life was when he stopped worrying about looking smart, and instead focused on becoming smarter.

The audio is a bit shaky for the first 2-3 minutes, but after that, you’re in for some real coaching gold.

 

Show Outline

Here’s a brief overview of what we covered in this week’s show:

  • Show Intro:
    • Labor Day Weekend Recap
    • Complete Coach Launch
  • Deep Thought/Motivational Message:
    • Be a Good Human
  • Interview with Jae Chung:
    • How Jae stumbled into a career in physical preparation.
    • His wide ranging career path that ultimately led him to IFAST.
    • What it means to “flirt” with your clients (and why YOU should be doing it).
    • Jae’s thoughts on building relationships and rapport with your clients and athletes.
    • How to interact with and communicate with “tough” clients.
    • What makes an effective – or ineffective – cue?
    • Jae’s favorite cues, and what makes them so darn effective!
    • How a guy that was once described as a “cold son of a bitch” because a warm and caring coach that virtually every client loved and adored?
    • The BIG Question.
    • Our always popular lightning round where we discuss moving to a new city, what it’s like raising 2 kiddos under the age of 3, a few resources he’d recommend to become a better coach, and what’s next for Jae Chung.

 

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