SPORTS PERFORMANCE

Train Like the Pros

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
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

Athletic Empathy

December 02, 2014

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I was recently involved in a conversation with a young coach in which we were discussing our respective athletic backgrounds.  Both of us had our moments of shining glory, however regrettably both of our burgeoning careers had ended in the same place...coaching. Read More
Let’s get to the point…being a strength and conditioning coach is not strictly defined.  Some of us have advanced degrees, some 3 month online certificates, and some of the more militant threads of our industry simply have completed a weekend course!  Hmm…seems there may be some confusion.

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