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Coffee With Rhadi | Bully Prevention Advice

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 3:28 pm


In 2018, I had an opportunity to take the bullying prevention course, there’s an online course given by the Center for Disease Control. And I want to talk with you all about something that I talked to some of my parents and students about a couple of days ago inside of my dojo. And I […]

Coffee With Rhadi | Does Your Kid Act Like This?

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 11:45 pm


Today, I need your help. If you’d be so kind, if you’re reading this right now, I want you to hit the share button. Because I need as many people to see this as possible because I need some feedback. Feel free to hit me up on Instagram. or hit me up on Facebook and […]

Coffee With Rhadi | Dream Pushers, Dream Chasers, Dream Catchers

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 3:08 pm


I have the pleasure and privilege of coaching and teaching almost every day of the year with clients that I have an athletic space and health and wellness space. Most recently, I had the privilege of once again preparing some of my students and clients for the USJA, USJF United States Judo Association, and Judo […]

Coffee With Rhadi | The Secrets To High-Level Coaching And Obtaining The Right Results

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 2:48 am


I want to talk to you about something very important in terms of professionalism and being a quality high-level coach. Comparing and contrasting coaches and coaching styles is something that everyone does. Parents do it, athletes do it, other coaches doing. A lot of parents do it when it’s time for them to take their […]

NSFW | Coffee With Rhadi: Simone Biles And Other Things You Should Know

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 9:30 pm


I will talk to you about something, I’ve had over 40 people in the last 18 hours, either text me or instant messaged me about the Simone Biles situation at the Olympic Games. I really had to break the thing down into three separate categories so that we don’t get this discussion conflated   That’s […]

Here’s How I Made $250k In One Year…

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 5:37 pm


After competing in the Olympics in 2004 I was depressed. I went from feeling like I was on the top of the world to feeling like I was useless. I wasn’t motivated. I wasn’t training super hard. And I wasn’t making a whole lot of money. I remember doing my taxes one year and I […]

Wonderful Wednesday // How To Take What You Want….. In Judo and BJJ

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 6:58 am


Greetings: It has been said that, “If you want something in life, you have to go out there and take it.” And when it comes to judo and BJJ, such things are true. Especially when it comes to competitive grappling.  When you are rolling inside of your academy or dojo, you can chill and you […]

Marvelous Monday // Why I Did MMA, Winning At All Costs, Preheating The Oven, and Coaching Programs

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 6:37 pm


Greetings: I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Today, I would like to answer a question and also share a very powerful video with you on “Why I Did MMA.”  Please enjoy ============= Video ============= ========= The Sin of Mediocrity ========= Mediocrity is a sin! What’s normative for one group may not be normal for […]

Fantastic Friday // 2018 Coaching Program Enrollment, Winning At All Costs and The Sin of Mediocrity

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 5:53 pm


Dear Driven Athlete, Coach and/or Parent:   Although we say that winning is not everything, let’s be clear. It most certainly is. And whether we want to admit it or not, it is what we do and want… at all cost. As long as those “costs” are morally and ethically sound. And let’s be 100 […]

coaching Category

Coffee With Rhadi | Bully Prevention Advice

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 3:28 pm


In 2018, I had an opportunity to take the bullying prevention course, there’s an online course given by the Center for Disease Control. And I want to talk with you all about something that I talked to some of my parents and students about a couple of days ago inside of my dojo. And I […]

Coffee With Rhadi | Are We Raising And Developing Quitters?…

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 1:01 pm


I don’t have a lot of time today because I got to get ready to get out of the office and get to Judo practice. But I need some help with this. I was at practice the other night and I was having a conversation with some potential students and a parent about sports. And […]

Coffee With Rhadi | Does Your Kid Act Like This?

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 11:45 pm


Today, I need your help. If you’d be so kind, if you’re reading this right now, I want you to hit the share button. Because I need as many people to see this as possible because I need some feedback. Feel free to hit me up on Instagram. or hit me up on Facebook and […]

Coffee With Rhadi | Dream Pushers, Dream Chasers, Dream Catchers

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 3:08 pm


I have the pleasure and privilege of coaching and teaching almost every day of the year with clients that I have an athletic space and health and wellness space. Most recently, I had the privilege of once again preparing some of my students and clients for the USJA, USJF United States Judo Association, and Judo […]

Coffee With Rhadi | The Secrets To High-Level Coaching And Obtaining The Right Results

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 2:48 am


I want to talk to you about something very important in terms of professionalism and being a quality high-level coach. Comparing and contrasting coaches and coaching styles is something that everyone does. Parents do it, athletes do it, other coaches doing. A lot of parents do it when it’s time for them to take their […]

NSFW | Coffee With Rhadi: Simone Biles And Other Things You Should Know

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 9:30 pm


I will talk to you about something, I’ve had over 40 people in the last 18 hours, either text me or instant messaged me about the Simone Biles situation at the Olympic Games. I really had to break the thing down into three separate categories so that we don’t get this discussion conflated   That’s […]

Here’s How I Made $250k In One Year…

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 5:37 pm


After competing in the Olympics in 2004 I was depressed. I went from feeling like I was on the top of the world to feeling like I was useless. I wasn’t motivated. I wasn’t training super hard. And I wasn’t making a whole lot of money. I remember doing my taxes one year and I […]

Wonderful Wednesday // How To Take What You Want….. In Judo and BJJ

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 6:58 am


Greetings: It has been said that, “If you want something in life, you have to go out there and take it.” And when it comes to judo and BJJ, such things are true. Especially when it comes to competitive grappling.  When you are rolling inside of your academy or dojo, you can chill and you […]

Marvelous Monday // Why I Did MMA, Winning At All Costs, Preheating The Oven, and Coaching Programs

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 6:37 pm


Greetings: I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Today, I would like to answer a question and also share a very powerful video with you on “Why I Did MMA.”  Please enjoy ============= Video ============= ========= The Sin of Mediocrity ========= Mediocrity is a sin! What’s normative for one group may not be normal for […]

Fantastic Friday // 2018 Coaching Program Enrollment, Winning At All Costs and The Sin of Mediocrity

by Rhadi Ferguson, PhD


Posted on at 5:53 pm


Dear Driven Athlete, Coach and/or Parent:   Although we say that winning is not everything, let’s be clear. It most certainly is. And whether we want to admit it or not, it is what we do and want… at all cost. As long as those “costs” are morally and ethically sound. And let’s be 100 […]