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Mr. Dan M.

specializes in Experienced Athletic Trainer Specializing in Soccer · male

"Successful relationships required tenacity. Experience has taught me a young 'athlete' and their support team usually develop their training habits amidst a whirlwind of schedules, carpooling, and personal demands. To keep it simple, my energy is focused on clients maintaining a solid foundation through precise nutrition and a 'cross training' approach. Ultimately, success is determined by how we follow more...

"Successful relationships required tenacity. Experience has taught me a young 'athlete' and their support team usually develop their training habits amidst a whirlwind of schedules, carpooling, and personal demands. To keep it simple, my energy is focused on clients maintaining a solid foundation through precise nutrition and a 'cross training' approach. Ultimately, success is determined by how we follow provided guidelines when accountability is personal.


Heading my list of training experience would be Soccer. Soccer has been very good to me and I am certain I learn as much from teaching, as clients do in training. For instance, soccer has taught me to approach training with demands in my heart, and praise in my mouth. Soccer is difficult and people spend decades learning it. Now, my expectations are tempered with perspective. Soccer teaches us to laugh at our mistakes, then sprint to try to fix them. I love the terrible lessons as well; artificial turf is not as soft as it looks, (did you know wood is under there?) or sometimes referees miss calls, or we get rained on for 8 hours at a tournament, in January, at night, then it starts to snow. My point is, I love teaching people how to also love soccer because it is very much like life. Sometimes it is amazing, sometimes it is not, either way, the clock doesn't stop.


Boxing and martial arts have been more of a personal quest, with only a few serious trainees. I learned wrestling and fighting is just fun exercise and nothing to be emotional about. Many disputes, in my Texan youth, were settled through battle. I'm sure we loved each other, but I fist fought my brothers all through high school and into my mid twenties, and usually for no reason, other than goofing off. Later, I got serious and started training to box. I had one amateur bout and two professional bouts. I needed to know if I'd enjoy boxing a stranger. I had success but I don't have the stomach or vision for it. Now I use the knowledge to teach evasive techni" less...

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fee: $50 (for 60 min)
travel distance: 20 miles
meeting type: in-person (not online)

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Texarkana, AR 71854

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Fitness