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Leo Frincu: What is the definition and purpose of a fitness/athletic trainer/coach?

Coach Leo Frincu with his star pupil, UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey

The purpose of a trainer is to provide the athlete with the necessary tools to improve his/her performance. A trainer’s goal is to create an environment where an athlete acquires effective behavior rapidly. During training, a trainer must make it a priority to create opportunities to expose a particular weakness and enhance physical/mental strength in their athlete. Since you (the athlete) is the one performing, their job (the trainer’s) is to increase your ability to make fast and effective decisions under stress. NOT to make the decisions for you. Read More »

Leo Frincu: Most athletes are making this mistake

Coach Leo Frincu with his star pupil, UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey

This blog is mostly for athletes, however, anyone can benefit from it in every aspect of their life. In athleticism (and not only), the purpose of training is to improve one’s skills. After a training period, in order to reach their highest potential, athletes are putting themselves in a special setting called “competition”. Read More »

Leo Frincu: This is why athletes fail

Coach Leo Frincu with his star pupil, UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey

A lot of athletes are struggling with finding the right training regimen. Most of them seem to be torn between their wants and their needs. In our day-to-day life, we need with our conscious but want with our subconscious. Read More »

Leo Frincu: Do’s and dont’s in training

Coach Leo Frincu with his star pupil, UFC women's bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey

It is very important how one enters and conducts him/herself during their training session. Your performance will be directly proportional to your mental ability to manage your own resources. As you probably heard before, you are using only 10% of your brain capacity and believe it or not, since your body is the machine and your mind is the driver, you are using only 40% of your physical abilities. Read More »

Ulysses Gomez: My Journey to UFC on Fuel TV 7 in London and Beyond – Part 3

Ulysses Gomez-Phil Harris UFC

So I was going to make this a three-part series but this blog is longer than I expected so I’m going to have to make this a four-part series. In this blog I’ll talk about what I did on the day of the fight and in the fight in general. In the fourth blog I’ll talk about what happened after the fight, handling the loss, getting released by the UFC and what my plans are for the future. Read More »

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