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  • Writer's pictureRon McKeefery

IGCT Episode #204: PJ Nestler - "Open Your Mind To The Business Side"


Coach PJ is a human performance specialist with over a decade of experience preparing top athletes for competition, and a life mission to help athletes and coaches realize their true potential. Over the past ten years, Coach PJ has trained dozens of athletes from the UFC, NFL, NHL and MLB. His passion for combat sports and commitment to excellence, has driven him to become a leader in combat sports performance training. He has worked extensively with over 100 fighters, including multiple Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champions and Top 10 ranked UFC fighters. Outside of training top athletes, Coach PJ is devoted to sharing his knowledge and experience, with the purpose of elevating the fitness profession.

He has appeared as: Speaker for the NSCA • Fitness training consultant for Equinox • Expert contributor to STACK, Barbell Shrugged, Breaking Muscle, Strength Performance Network, and Fight Camp Conditioning • Expert guest on Barbell Shrugged, Fight Camp Conditioning, and Fitness Candor Podcasts • Presenter for the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation • In multiple publications such as Gracie Magazine and Sports Agent Blog

Through application of his progressive training philosophy and unique approach to every situation, Coach PJ continues to raise the bar for fitness professionals. He has emerged as a sought after expert in human performance and trainer education.


In This Episode We Discuss:

  • What experience in his journey impacted him the most, and Why.

  • Biggest mistake he has made and how he learned from it.

  • What is being done well and not well by coaches working with combat athletes.

  • The business side of coaching.

  • What makes him and his facility unique.

  • Best piece of coaching advice he has ever received.

  • His favorite quote, Book/App/Website recommendation.

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