Knowledge Is Nothing Without Application

Strength Training, Coaching

Knowledge is nothing without application. As coaches we know this, and hear it often. But I still see an “application gap” in the fitness industry when it comes to continued professional development (CPD). Not a knowledge gap, but an application gap. Let me explain.


The Application Gap

So-called industry leaders put on weekend courses packed with knowledge for coaches. You’re a knowledge-hungry coach, so you attend in the name of CPD. You sit there and are treated to knowledge bombs galore and some awesome soundbites, which you put on Instagram. You take plenty of notes.


Then it’s back to the grind on Monday morning. After the high of the weekend’s learning, you’re buzzing from all the knowledge bombs ticking away inside your head. There’s loads of stuff to implement from the weekend. Right?


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