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September 26, 2017 85 mins

Rain Bennett is an independent international documentary filmmaker who creates projects focused on cultural or social issues, food, music, art, and health. He created the movie Raise Up: The World Is Our Gym to document the history of the art form and the new age of calisthenics. I’m beyond excited to chat with him today because I strongly believe in building bridges between disciplines to have a cross exchange of information and ideas. I appreciate the creativity, style, and expression of movement that calisthenics contributes to the fitness community.

Rain does a ton of consulting with businesses around storytelling to help them connect with their audiences and customers. He does a phenomenal job of translating his skillset in filmmaking and storytelling into actionable items for fitness professionals to use in this new age of technology.


Show Notes:

  • (8:45) – Brief history of calisthenics
  • (16:05) – Progressing with skills
  • (24:29) – Creativity in movement
  • (30:22) – Storytelling and filmmaking
  • (33:35) – Character development
  • (37:14) – Using storytelling in business and the fitness industry
  • (46:48) – Uncovering your story
  • (52:03) – Short-form storytelling for social media
  • (1:07:16) – Using video


👋🏽  Connect with Rain Bennett:

Website: raiseupthemovie.com
Website: https://www.rainbennett.com/
Instagram: @rainbennett
Instagram: @raiseupthemovie
Facebook: B. Rain Bennett
LinkedIn: Rain Bennett
Twitter: Rain Bennett
Youtube: Rain Bennett


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