#61. | Daniel Jahn, Part 1 | Owner of Maximum Sports Conditioning | Bigger, Faster, Stronger | #AutomobileUniversity
On this episode of the second biggest podcast in the Pacific Northwest behind only The Sasquatch Hunters, we welcome Daniel Jahn, Owner of Maximum Sports Conditioning. As a branch of the overall health and fitness market, Daniel and his team work with athletes, specifically in the areas of performance and strength training, helping to make them bigger, faster, stronger and more durable.
His multiple certifications and commitment to education have been the foundation for his success over the past 13 years he’s been in business.
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Being allergic to furry animals, Daniel grew up with reptiles as pets, and shared with us he now has a 4 foot long pet python named Sheila.
Around 2010, the market became watered down with a lot of unqualified strength and fitness coaches.
Anytime you’re working with a person’s mind, body and well being, having the right education and training to provide safe instruction is a critical element in order to call yourself a coach.
In college, Daniel was medically disqualified from playing ball and was asked to stay on as a strength coach.
With degrees in History and Sociology, he had to to change his focus and study anatomy, physiology, biomechanics and kinesiology basically on his own in order to pursue strength training professionally.
Before jumping into entrepreneurship, Daniel working on a business degree from “Automobile University”, which was listening to business training CDs in the car (back when there were CDs) and fell in love with the idea of running his own business.
As a Performance Trainer for athletes, Daniel has to separate himself from traditional health and fitness training, i.e. getting in shape, to focus on his specific niche.