“Coaching therapy is a common part of sports medicine for athletic trainers and sports medicine teams. We work closely with coaches on how to prepare their players for practice. We discuss the training and conditioning of the athlete, and whether it is good for them to be exposed to the game during their time away from the field. This is usually done in the offseason. We may also help the athlete understand an injury. This can help to manage and prevent more injuries from happening in the future.”
How can I find a coach who can teach me how to develop my skills?
“This comes from a coach’s perspective, but we have a coach in Las Vegas who’s a former professional wrestler. He goes out and does some pro wrestling as a free guy, which is something that he enjoys. He has been teaching that, and the idea of developing these skills that you can apply in everyday life. He’s able to point in different directions and do a variety of things to help the athlete.”
Who will be my coach after I return home?
“After you finish rehab, we’ll have a chat with you about what you want to do with your life. We’ll have some help with the transition. This is a job of the whole family,” says Dr. Tuckett.
How much experience on that level has been to date?
“I have zero training, so this is a new experience for me. I have coached a few times, but not on that level. It has been quite challenging, but I think I’ll get a handle on it fairly quickly,” says Dr. Tuckett.
Do I need to get a new tattoo to get into MMA?
“I’ve worked with many people after college and had some really good mentors along the way. I haven’t had a bad tattoo in a while and I’ve been working on them for about three years now.”
Is this a good choice for my family?
“This is definitely a great choice, but you need to decide to do this for us. We’re not paying you, we’re not having you work a day job for us. We don’t want to work against you, so we want you to come home and be part of this family. A lot of people are doing it, but it’s a big commitment,” added Dr. Tuckett.
What are the other risks involved in coaching and MMA?
Dr. Tuckett cautions against excessive