Train Like the Pros

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
When I think back about my career to this point, I can comfortably say that I have spent more than a third of the last twenty or so years at "football training".  Irrespective of what specific role I have been in, that amount of time watching team training sessions gives you a clear perspective on their mechanics, how they work and the inherent physical and psychological cost imposed on the athlete. 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

Big jobs afford you a budget and the "machine that goes bing".

The trick is you've got to be good enough in the first place to get the big jobs...and that means developing the skills necessary to do the job in any circumstances.

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75min of Video insight into Engineering Human Performance. Click Here!

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
Friday Jan 15, 2015...Here's where I'm at! Read More
Does everything in your program make sense to your athletes?
Do they clearly see the relationship between your exercise selection and their sport?
Creating a connection for the athlete between their training tools and their sport is critical for engagement. 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
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