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Perform Better Long Beach Summit Lectures

Now available on CD and MP3
26 lectures, each an hour or longer, including a PDF of the slides from each presentation

I love going to conferences. I love being saturated in a learning experience, and love being with a group of people passionate enough about a topic to spend the time and money to get to a workshop or summit weekend. But when I get home, the truth is I usually go back to work as normal, and fairly often what I learned gets left in the hotel across the walkway from the convention center. The only way this doesn’t happen is if I use the material as soon as I get home, or if I get a refresher very soon after the event.

Taking notes in a live event doesn’t actually work all that well for me. Oh, I take plenty of notes…but I either can’t make any sense of them later, or worse, I sometimes don’t even open the notebook after I get home. (I’m embarrassed to say that, but it’s true.)

Last spring, I had this same conversation with Chris Poirier, the guy who puts together the Perform Better conferences, and we hatched a plan to record the Long Beach lectures and put them all on CD. This way attendees can review the material at home, and even pick up the lectures they missed while they were tossing med balls at Todd Durkin and hopping around one-legged trying to follow along with Mike Boyle.

Even better, those of you who missed the top industry speakers this year can now hear these lectures at home. I know next year’s Summits will be great, but those lectures will all be different—if you missed the lectures this year, that learning experience is gone. Here’s your opportunity to catch up with your peers in the personal training and strength coaching fields: 26 lectures, nearly 28 hours of state-of-the-industry education.

For the fun of it, I grabbed some nuggets from the lectures so you can get a notion of the information quality that makes up this CD set. Sample some of the sounds and atmosphere of the 2011 Long Beach Perform Better Summit via the mp3 snippets below, and note that these are MP3 files, which means the sound quality will be a bit lower than that of the actual CDs.

Check out this lecture line-up, some of my favorite speakers in the world right here! Note: If you’re on a mobile device that blocks flash, you can listen to the clips via this SoundCloud.com link.

Mark Verstegen: Barefoot Training, Benefits, Pitfalls & Progressions

John Berardi: Compliance: How to Get Your Toughest Clients to Follow the Rules

Lee Burton: Understanding and Implementing Corrective Movement Strategies

Dan John: The Four Quadrants of Lifting

Martin Rooney: Get Fast, Get Fit, Speed Training for Every Client

Brett Jones: Dynami Equals Power

Robert Yang: Breaking the Fatigue Cycle

Mike Boyle: Success Secrets

Nick Winkelman: Athletic Profiling, Periodization to Maximize Individual Performance

Gray Cook: The Movement Code

Greg Rose: Training Windows for Young Athletes

Diane Vives: Trimming the Fat on Functional Training for Female Athletes

Chuck Wolf: Regress Before Progress: Post Rehabilitation Program Design

Robert Dos Remedios: Building Better Athletes, Athletic Performance Training

Rachel Cosgrove: Creating Breakthrough Results with Female Clients

John Graham: Developing Practical Programs with a Scientific Foundation

Todd Wright: Dominate Your Space, A Spherical Model of Training

Sue Falsone: Head and Shoulders

Alwyn Cosgrove: Fat Loss Programming and Coaching

Ed Thomas: Functional Club Swinging

Todd Durkin: Maximum IMPACT in the Fitness Field

Brian Grasso: Long-Term Sports Training Development Models

Bill Parisi: The Five Biggest Mistakes I Made in the Personal Training Business

Vern Gambetta: Teaching Speed: Theory and Application

Dave Jack: From Good to Great

Thomas Plummer: Evolve or Die, Five Trends to Define Your Career

Here’s where you can order this fabulous CD lecture package:

2011 Perform Better Summit CD package


4 Responses to 'Perform Better Long Beach Summit Lectures'

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  1. Thomas Plummer said,

    on December 7th, 2011 at 6:51 pm

    Great work Laree. You are the best

  2. Peter Fabian said,

    on December 8th, 2011 at 7:51 pm

    Laree–I’m sure you hear this–but it is just amazing what you do for our community–thanks much–peter


  3. on December 8th, 2011 at 8:07 pm

    This product is a dream come true for me. Thank you for putting forth this incredible effort.

  4. ldraper said,

    on December 9th, 2011 at 9:17 am

    Thanks, folks! I have a lot of fun at work. :~)

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