We’ve all been there…
You spend hours putting together a flawless program. You’ve meticulously taken into account everything from the athlete's FMS score to their personal performance goals.
Then, the team walks in…Read More >
I invested a lot of time and money earning my bachelor's degree in exercise science and master's degree in sports performance. Upon completing my education, I was fortunate enough to immediately begin working with collegiate athletes in the weight room. I was confident in my knowledge of rep schemes, rest periods, anaerobic versus aerobic training, and things of that sort.Read More >
I, like many other strength coaches, went through school to earn my degrees. I sat through kinesiology and physiology classes. I studied nutrition and wrote up sample workout plans for my strength and conditioning classes. I interned at a nearby college, observing and even getting some hands-on experience with many different sport teams. While earning my masters, I was a graduate assistant at that same college.Read More >
Have you been looking for a training modality that can rapidly deliver gains in speed, power, and vertical leaping ability? If you want to get powerful in a hurry, there are few applications that will deliver this in the manner that the French Contrast platform can.Read More >
Ah it’s finally here! The college guys are home, all of the high school guys are finishing up school, and our summer strength and conditioning program is underway!Read More >
Traditionally a good athlete can be defined as someone who is just in great shape. This notion is simply wrong.
A good athlete is someone who possesses a specific skill set, or the ability to perform a series of skills at a high level to boost sports performance. The more of each of these skills that a specific individual possesses or that a sport requires, the more athletic both are. It’s that simple.Read More >
Slow. Small. Weak. Three words you never want to utter when talking about your team.
If speed is king, then strength is queen and size is the spoiled prince. This trifecta is like the royal flush of on-field performance.Read More >
Summer conditioning for football and other fall sports (especially down south where the weather forecast is usually the same day in and day out—hazy, humid, and 90+ degrees) can be a strength and conditioning coach’s worst nightmare.Read More >
Paralysis by analysis is the root of all confusion. What exercises should I use: templates, models, block training, conjugate method, should I add in olympic weightlifting?
It happens to the best of us. We want things to be perfect and agonize over every detail. Then, before we know it, 3 hours have passed and we are more confused and somehow magically have less done than we started with.Read More >