SPORTS PERFORMANCE

Train Like the Pros

Building a Training Philosophy is a life long journey, and not one I believe that is ever complete.  Just like an operating system needs upgrades, so does your Training Philosophy. Read More
Rugby, soccer, AFL, hockey etc etc, are all sports bounded by unique rules that dictate a modicum of pattern, yet ultimately the games play themselves out in a randomized, unpredictable and unique manner.  No matter the level of patterns and structures involved…no two games are ever the same. Read More
While I'm not the oldest, nor the most experienced coach in the industry, I certainly have been around long enough to have seen and experienced quite a few training "trends" over the last twenty years. Read More
Professional development can be what you choose to make it. Recently I’ve been working through a text called Principles of Manual Medicine and I thought it might help some coaches out there to share some of my observations. Read More
As the number of technical and physical elements required for professional team success increases and the time to train reaches what might be considered a ceiling (let’s face it…there’s only so many hours training you can make people do in a day), the responsibility has fallen to the S&C coach to “make it work”. Read More
Success of any kind requires a passion to drive it and work to perfect it!  5 points to ensure your program promotes passion and practice. Read More
Do you think you’ve got something new…unlikely!  Do you know something others at a higher levels haven’t already figured out…probably not!  I’m not trying to put anyone down, I’m just stating a fact.  None of us is original! Read More
In my view…if an athlete can’t develop significant force correctly, there is no way they are going to be able to develop greater levels of force in less time (power) via the same mechanism. Read More
Dealing with athletes on a daily basis has taught me the value of appreciating and integrating the athlete's psychological state into each session.  How we interact with athlete's can have an enormous impact on what the athlete produces in training...and we know what happens in training is ultimately replicated in competition. Read More

What's The Worst that Can Happen?

What ever it is in your sport figure it out...and train it, hard!  Two men down, one score behind, running up hill and into the wind.  Every game has it's worst case scenario, its up to you to find it.

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