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Pete Holman–A Training Sensei with a Renaissance Mindset

Meet my friend Pete Holman. I’ve known him for more than 10-years and he’s one of the most passionate, driven, knowledgeable, and soulful people I know. He’s a trainer, physical therapist, coach, pioneer, inventor, and a man with a huge heart, strong mind, and beautiful spirit. Pete is not only the founder of the TRX Rip Trainer and Nautilus Glute Drive, but he is also a former Tae-Kwon-Do National Champion, a 25+ year fitness industry veteran, and a man committed to making the world a better place to live.

In today’s episode, Pete delivers incredible life wisdom, regardless of your chosen field of endeavor. He talks about his innate spirit to pursue what you’re passionate about, how you tap into your full potential, how past trauma can be a catalyst to become your life’s fire, the warrior mentality, and how you ultimately live a life with a lasting legacy.

Enjoy today’s episode with Pete. He truly is a training sensei with a renaissance mindset. There is no doubt you will feel his energy, spirit, and tenacity in today’s show. Go light-up the world with light, love, and IMPACT!

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3:30- Meet Pete Holman–A Renaissance Man and Training Sensei
How many things can you do in your life that you’re passionate about?

6:25- The Driving Force Of Pete’s Success… and Pursuit In Life
“Hold yourself to a higher standard than anyone else expects of you.”

8:19- What Do You Do When Nobody Is Watching?

9:24- What Makes You Smile?

10:25- The Hardest Thing About Parenting
Kids model your behavior.

12:00- The Greatest Power In Your Life
How you elevate the people around you.

12:30- A Tae Kwon Do National Champion at Age 24
From mopping the gym floor to national champion.

15:25- The Power of Training With People Who Are Better Than You

18:25- Selected As Captain of The National Team
How and why?

19:15- The Root of Pete’s Drive To Become So Powerful
Childhood pain turned into a fire of motivation. 

25:00- How Pete Holman Got Into The Fitness Industry and Impacted It Massively
Your first time in the weight room could change everything… 🙂

28:20- The Power You Have As A Coach

30:07- The Power of Your Personal Story
You have to walk through it and live through it to be able to share it with others.

31:10- A peek into how Pete Holman sees– His Inventions.
Creating solutions to problems in fitness training.

33:28- A Scientist And An Inventor

35:36- Advice From Pete’s Experience: “Being Patient”
You gotta put some time in…

37:45- TD’s Advice:Always Make It About The People”

39:05- Pete’s Lessons From His Knee Replacement
The process.

41:46- Pete Holman’s Response To Drew Brees’ Thumb Injury That Stopped Me In My Tracks
“This is perfect.”

46:13- The Warrior Mentality
Every battle is won before it’s ever fought.

47:14- Pete’s Fiction Book, Cruz
When you’re living on 10+ hour plane flights every week…

50:36- The Traits of Discovering Your SELF And Becoming ALL of Who You Are
Following what you’re curious about… with reckless abandon. 

55:33- Pete’s Legacy
Elevating others… and elevating ourselves.

Thank you, Pete Holman, for being a guest on the Todd Durkin IMPACT Show!
Pete can be contacted on IG & Twitter: @peteholman1

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