How Failure Can Help You Succeed with Coach Owen Roddy | Win the Day™ podcast
March 22, 2022

Your lack of commitment is an insult to the people who believe in you.”

Conor McGregor

Hey Winners,

Welcome back to the Win the Day podcast!

If this is your first time here, we sit down with some of the world’s true changemakers to give you all the tips, tools, and strategies to win the day EVERY day.

Today on the show we’ve got legendary coach, Owen Roddy! 

Before his coaching career, Owen had a decorated 10-year career as a professional MMA fighter, where he became the undisputed Cage Contender world champion and defended his title three times.

Owen is a Brazilian jiu jitsu black belt under John Kavanagh and, along with competing, has been coaching for 18 years. 

After injury forced an abrupt end to his fighting career, Owen transitioned to coaching where he’s now brought numerous individuals, from Kids all the way up to Seniors, to amateur world championships.

At the professional level he’s worked with names like Gunnar Nelson, Artem Lobov, and Leah McCourt.

But he’s best known as the coach of the UFC's first ever double champion, Conor McGregor. Since day one, Owen has been at Conor’s side, and is credited with being an enormous part of the iconic athlete’s success.

Aside from his experience as an athlete and coach, Owen is founder of Shadow Fight Goods and owner of SBG Charlestown. 

In this episode, Coach Owen Roddy shares:

  • How failure can help you succeed
  • What you can do to remain calm and focused under pressure
  • How to stay motivated when times are good
  • Where his team’s renowned self-belief comes from, and
  • How he took Conor McGregor from apprentice plumber to sporting superstar.

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Let’s WIN THE DAY with Coach Owen Roddy!

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