Maestro on the Mic

MOTM #100: Dear Her – Advice for Every Girl from Extraordinary Women with Leslie Trujillo

Monday, March 18th, 2019

One. Hundred. Episodes. Holy smokes. How does one celebrate something like this? By bringing on a guest who is truly living the message of this podcast. Duh. Join me for a very special episode, with a very special guest, as we discuss a very special book that I truly believe every young female needs to own.

You guys know me. I'm not hear to blow smoke or promote things just for the hell of it. If I'm preaching about it, it's because I truly believe it in, and truly believe that it will help you in some way, shape, or form. Dear Her is a compilation of letters written by extraordinary women, to their younger selves. Words of encouragement, words of wisdom, words of hope. Words that I wish I could have read as a young athlete, and now, words that every young female can read.

So come celebrate 100 episodes with me, and listen to a woman who found her passion, saw the bigger picture, and now wants to help you discover how movement unites us all. Thank you for joining me on this wild ride. Here's to 100 more.

In this episode you'll hear:

  • Leslie Trujillo's insane background (this chick has done a ton)
  • The less glamorous side of being a strength and conditioning coach
  • The actual path (read: struggle) of becoming a collegiate level strength and conditioning coach
  • Why she and Deanna Cordova and Kim Jones wrote Dear Her
  • The double standard that exists for female athletes
  • The incredible symbolism behind the butterfly and bamboo
  • Words that everyone needs to hear: You are enough.
  • The importance of the psychosocial aspect of coaching
  • What it's like being a female in the strength and conditioning world
  • Information about Convos with Coaches: Leslie and Kim's response to the lack of female representation within the S&C world
  • The M.V.P. model of training
  • Amazing parting words from Leslie (honestly, these are words to live by)

Links & Resources for this Episode:

Buy Dear Her on Amazon 

PS: If you do buy the book it would be AMAZING and appreciated beyond words if you could leave a verified review. Let's spread the word.


Contact Leslie: leslie@convoswithcoaches.com
Dear Her Website
Convos with Coaches Website

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