64 minutes | May 30, 2021

Jason Khalipa - A Man Who Puts In The Reps

There is no kind of mentality quite like the mentality of an athlete. And that is exactly the kind of guest that we have on today. Jason Khalipa is a huge voice in the world of Crossfit and it was an incredible privilege to have him on the podcast and pour into the young men of apogee. He offers them some great advice, including words on the things that actually matter in life, and what it takes to actually operate a gym. Today's sponsor is Discover Praxis. Right now, listeners of E11 can get a $1,000 scholarship + a free book. Simply follow the link discoverpraxis.com/essential11 JASON KHALIPA Professional athlete, philanthropist, author, and father-- Jason does a bit of it all. Between building a successful, multi-location business, NCFIT, eight consecutive CrossFit Games appearances, creating the NCFIT Collective online training portal and coach’s development tool, and hosting both the AMRAP Mentality and Business of Fitness Podcast, Jason has spent his entire life training for the unknown. Jason has competed in the CrossFit Games on 8 separate occasions. Competing as an individual for 7 consecutive years, and wrapping up an 8th year as a team competitor, Jason is no rookie to the sport of fitness. Throughout his CrossFit Games career, Jason has only placed outside the Top 10 once, has won every Regional competition he has participated in, and he won the Spirit of the Games award in 2009. Not only has Jason held all podium positions at the world championships, but he was also named to Team USA 3 times. Jason opened CrossFit Santa Clara in 2008 a month after winning the CrossFit Games. With a passion for fitness and an uncanny ability to harvest and lead a supportive community, Jason was determined to achieve greatness. Since opening CrossFit Santa Clara, Jason has gone on to open 20 additional locations. He founded NCFIT (previously NorCal CrossFit), pioneered widespread corporate wellness programs, reinvented fitness in the hospitality sector, and changed the way people, CEOs, and athletes alike think about fitness. SHOW HIGHLIGHTS Origin Story 4:10 The Lessons he learned from sales and entrepreneurship 10:48 How did covid affect his gyms and on being the wartime CEO 13:52 Confidence is earned- How you can earn it 16:01 What Jason would go back and change if he could Jason’s Biggest accomplishment 22:40 How does Jason push himself to keep going? 27:10 What was his biggest mistake? 31:10 What is the meaning of life to Jason? 51:02 Aiden’s vendetta against another gym. Jason’s advice. 52:37 Jason’s thoughts on college and trade school 56:47 PLACES YOU CAN FIND JASON Instagram - @jasonkhalipa Podcasts - The Business of Fitness & Amrap Mentality Podcast MORE CONTENT Follow me on social to get the latest updates and Essential content. Instagram: @mattbeaudreau Twitter: @mattbeaudreau YouTube: Matt Beaudreau
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