The Apiros Podcast

The Apiros Podcast wants to dive deep into the stories of elite performers, knowledgeable people, and a few others. We are eternally curious about the information out in the world and want to learn from the essential few.
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Nov 7, 2016

Jeff & Austin take their podcast on a walk along the coast of sunny Santa Cruz and talk about:

  • What have they been learning
  • What it means to have a good environment
  • How they give autonomy to many of their athletes and patients
  • Austin's new book obsession that is changing his life
  • Many more things!

Twitter - @AustinEinhorn & @move2thrive

Oct 24, 2016

Topics we cover:

  • Who he is that drives his passion for helping athletes.
  • The story of his "failure" of his first NFL athlete.
  • The value of physical preparation
  • The detailed process of his film analysis
  • How he speaks to his athletes to initiate changes within their "movement signature"
  • How he is working to change his new Pro-Bowler Defensive End
  • Snippets of his process & progression of initiating movement and proprioception change within athletes.
  • The goals of his training
  • Our collective thoughts on the salaries professional athletes receive
  • The qualities outliers have within the NFL
    • Certain brain qualities
    • Personality traits
    • Better movement tool box.
  • His advice to any professional that works with the human body.
  • How he would raise a child to succeed athletically or simply have a strong movement vocabulary.

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Oct 17, 2016

Austin & episode #2's guest Kevin Lawrence (professional poker player) were invited to speak at an event. Rather than give two separate speeches, we decided to discuss living a qualitative lifestyle. 

  • We tell stories of how qualitative living has changed our lives and careers
    • Adding more space to cultivate the creative process
    • How we cultivate insights
  • Our morning routines
  • Stories of our athletes/clients making the switch to qualitative living
  • Answer questions from the audience
Oct 14, 2016

A marvelous conversation with Cassidy Lichtman. Within this conversation:

  • Cassidy discusses her stories with the national team.
  • What she has learned from playing internationally.
  • Lessons learned from Karch Kiraly & Michael Gervais.
  • How she is one of the most resilient athlete's we know. 
  • Her 25 words or less philosophy. Something everyone should have!
Oct 6, 2016
We are very pleased to welcome John Kessel to the podcast. John is the director of world paravolleyball and director of sport development for USA volleyball, amongst many other titles. 
Within this podcast we discuss a wide range of topics:
  • The 10,000 hour rule
  • The benefits of stress
  • Three words he omits from practice
  • The art of teaching, coaching, and learning.
  • Why mistakes are good!
  • What it means for the USA to have won the bronze medal at Rio. 
  • Austin discusses the biomechanics of the volleyball arm swing 
  • Much, much more within the podcast.

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Sep 25, 2016

James Shaw is currently playing professional volleyball in Italy. He was a multi-year All-American at Stanford as one of the best players in the country. Within this interview, we get a perspective that most don't get to see from a professional athlete. The path he has chosen is not the easiest, and he shares his experience with us.

James is one of the most dedicated people I have ever met. Committing fully to developing himself not only on the court but maximizing his potential off the court. Completely changing his lifestyle for the pursuit of his dream.

Sep 12, 2016

Ian McKeown is one of the top minds in the world of athletic development. He is the head of athletic development at Port Adelaide (Australia) Football Club. 

Within this episode:

  • His thoughts on the true role of the "Strength & Conditioning" Professional
  • What he would do if Usain Bolt walked into his gym. 
  • Childhood & athletic development
  • Some of his best lessons throughout his career so far
Aug 23, 2016

A truly remarkable episode. Khadevis is one of the most insightful and passionate people we have had on the podcast. He shares incredible stories of his development as an athlete and as a coach and what those two roles really mean to him. 

More than a great person, Khadevis is also a phenomenal athlete.

He is a four-time US Champion in the 800m, both indoor and outdoors. He also competed in the Olympics in 2004 and 2012.

Aug 8, 2016

Cory Schlesinger is a rare breed in the world of "strength & conditioning." He thinks and acts very differently than a majority of the people in his field. We discuss his very unique training regimens, the culture of basketball and his upbringing in Virginia. As well as his observations of basketball athletes from Stanford to The University of Alabama-Birmingham. 

Aug 1, 2016
  • Kevin Lawrence is a professional athlete, of poker. The way he goes about his poker career parallels the careers of many other dedicated athletes.
  • We talk about diseases of affluence and culture.
  • How he manages sitting for work.
  • How he maximizes his time outside of poker.
  • What his ideal workout regimen should be to counteract the hours he accumulates sitting
Jul 25, 2016

Kevin Lawrence takes us inside the life of being a professional poker player and how he continues to excel and push his capabilities daily. 

Jul 25, 2016

Jon Merrill of the NHL's New Jersey Devils talks about his story growing up as one of the best in the country and shares his experiences with approaching success vs. avoiding failure. 

Jul 24, 2016

Austin Einhorn and Jeff Moreno are seeking to learn and understand the development of human adaptation through success and failure. We will interview and discuss the stories of individuals who have strived valiantly and failed gracefully, or not so gracefully. We hope to learn from these people and share their lessons and stories with the world.