As promised, here is part 2 of my interview with Schwinn Master Trainer Jay Blahnik - for ICI/PRO members.
In part 1 Jay briefly describes what he sees as the three different segments of people (Instructors and participants alike) that you will probably encounter when introducing Power.
I convinced him to stick around for another half hour and really drill down on his strategies for bringing all three of these groups on board - if possible.
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Jay describes the three segments as:
- Those that reject measurement and Power.
- The 30% who are engaged, but don't know quite what to do with it.
- Then there's people like me (you too?) who loved it from the start 🙂
Download the transcript of this podcast.
You can listen to this interview below and you will also find it in your ICI/PRO Super Secret iTunes Feed - instructions are here if you haven't set your's up yet.
You can many other interviews and articles here that will bring you a firmer understanding of Power! [/wlm_private]
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Nice job on the podcast. Good reminders not only about power but how this applies to heart rate monitors as well. I am interested in more information about the Free Motion bikes. Who would be a good contact person?
Great information, thought provoking and applications to class.
I would be in group 3 but am more concerned about getting instructors on the right bus of teaching and modeling safe and appropriate classes without all the contraindications that are out there. That to me is most important before power and where more “energy” needs to be focused.
Roger that Renee. Hopefully giving the “Aerobics on bikes” people something new may help them feel less compelled to cue the nonsense.
Bravo! It’s going to be an awesome journey getting to where
he describes in 3-5years; Professional cyclists are already
using the info to make improvements to their training techniques so IDC enthusiasts can do this too, even if it’s
for a virtual race indoors.
Thank you for the Podcast!!! Thank you Jay 🙂
Great to hear your voice again.
It is really nice to read all these great comments. Thanks very much for listening everyone!
Don’t know who to thank the most for this 2-parter……John for snagging Jay’s input or Jay providing the input.
I did my first IDC workshop with Jay a couple of years back at Boston Mania and I’ve been a fan eversince……sadly, no Jay for the past couple fo years but I live in hope (same as I do for a 3rd ICI/PRO conference. My little car likes a good reason to tackle that trip up to Danvers!!
I love these podcasts…..if only it gives me good cause to wonder if I come across somewhere close to what I’m hearing.
How’s Laguna these days, Jay? I had a class member take a trip out to that neck of the woods this Summer and, although I made the recommendation, there was so much for her to see in town that she never got to do that round robin bus trip up through the mountains that my husband, daughter and I made every year we visited.