5. World Dragon Boat Champion Jordan Hulecki Interview

I don t really ever consider there to be such a thing as a personal failure It s more about the journey than the destination They are sources of lessons www evolutionofleaders com 1 16 – Jordan gives a 1-minute intro of his paddling career 3 27 – Jordan describes the steps from being a recreational athlete to making the national team He gets the proper coaching – as well a teammate makes Team Canada which makes it a real goal 7 10 – Being open to feedback able to mold into what is best for the team and being coachable are all traits that help him to make the team 8 50 – Jordan highlights the value of experience and how having been there once before helped even though he was cut previously The Drive I want to be a part of this club because I know I can I don t really ever consider there to be such a thing as a personal failure It s more about the journey than the destination They are sources of lessons On being cut Yeah maybe I felt bad after getting the letter but it has no significance in and of itself Its only real value that fact is as a lesson for the future 12 13 – The importance of a training journal and his collection of lessons learned over many years of collection and reflection 14 30 – Jordan recalls the time when the national team has a very poor performance in Thailand and gets reamed out by the coach who reminds them the importance of humility and that success depends on working well as a cohesive unit 17 30 – Jordan talks about scheduling in his busy work hours 19 09 – When he gets home at 2 am the champ works out 21 52 – Jordan talks about the different types of butterflies and how he handles them Self-doubt and the other is the rush of nerves and adrenaline At his first World Championships the national team finished out of the medals and performed very poorly during one race Subsequently the team approaches Finals with more levity going forwards and their performance improves dramatically Interestingly he creates the mental image he creates for himself to take himself back to this positive state 28 22 – What s the ideal teammate like 30 10 – What he s learning now in light of self-isolation 32 45 – He talks about 2 traits that mean a lot to Jordan as a coach He appreciates coaches who are open to being a support for the athletes and also who lead by example He tells me something that I didn t know https www facebook com jordan hulecki https www linkedin com in jordan-hulecki-86031967 originalSubdomain ca Click here to visit this podcast episode