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This College Coach Gave Me One Training Tip That Is More Valuable For Female Athletes Than Males

By |November 30th, 2020|Featured, In-Season Training, Track and Field|

During my off-season, I’ve been able to pick the brains of several college coaches about their training methods and tactics.  Sometimes, what they share with me can be applicable to high school athletes and younger.  Other times it can not. One sprint coach I was talking to shared his thoughts on in-season training.  This one [...]

The Key to In-Season Training And Being at Optimum Levels Come Tournament Time

By |September 29th, 2020|Conditioning, Featured, In-Season Training|

Every team wants to be peaking at tournament time.  And that means different things for different sports. Typically, your team sports want to be gelling.  They want to be in sync and sharp.  Basically, you want to be peaking at the right time, tournament time. Other sports, you want to be moving your fastest, jumping [...]

You Can’t Blame “Not Improving” On The Coronavirus

By |March 31st, 2020|Commentary, Featured, In-Season Training, Speed Training, Strength Training|

This pandemic has affected so many facets of our society.  I know and get that, but I’m going to talk about the cancellation of sports and the young athletes that it affects. I am a speed and strength coach, so you don’t want me analyzing the economy correct? School sports are suspended or cancelled.  Club [...]

This Technology That Lebron Uses Will Make Your Training So Much More Effective

By |December 24th, 2019|Featured, In-Season Training, Injury Prevention, Off-Season Training|

Last year around this time, I wrote about some amazing technology that could advance your training.  It was called the Oura Ring.  The premise is that with today’s technology you can more accurately pinpoint the optimal time to train and maximize that window. I did not pursue the Oura Ring because I just am not [...]

Yes, Your Kid Might Get Injured Working Out. Don’t Worry About It!

By |December 3rd, 2019|Conditioning, Featured, In-Season Training, Injury Prevention, Off-Season Training, Parents|

I completely understand trying to avoid unnecessary injury, but if you were that paranoid about injuries, you wouldn’t play any sports. Once again, I heard someone complaining about a pain and the first thing the coach says is, “Stop lifting weights and doing those plyos during the heart of our season.” Yes, of course, it [...]

Accomplishing In-Season Training Is Not A Time Thing, But An Organizational One

By |September 30th, 2019|Conditioning, Featured, In-Season Training, Strength Training|

I’m a big believer in in-season training.  If you have read any of my stuff, you know I think it is crucial to the success of your sport team. Let me be clear, I believe in-season lifting is a must.  In-season lifting though is probably geared for your older athletes.  Definitely high school and maybe [...]