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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 [...]

Part 3 – How This Athlete Went From Not Being Relevant To The State Track Finals In One Year

By |July 9th, 2019|Featured, Speed Training, Strength Training, Track and Field, Workouts|

Part 3 of our series of how we got a track athlete (Anna Kessler) faster so she was able to have the necessary speed to make the state 100M finals. The previous two weeks, I discussed the previous season’s times and what the object was for the offseason to get her in a better position [...]

How This Athlete Went From Not Being Relevant To The State Track Finals In One Year (Part 1)

By |June 25th, 2019|Featured, Speed Training, Strength Training, Track and Field, Workouts|

Back in the fall, I wrote a blog post about one of our athletes, Aziza Ayoub, and the program we did with her to help her win the Ohio state track championship in the 800M (twice).  You can read about Aziza’s program by clicking here. We were fortunate enough this year to have three athletes [...]

Your In-Season Success Depends On Your Off-Season Work

By |April 23rd, 2019|Conditioning, Featured, Injury Prevention, Jump Training, Speed Training, Strength Training, Workouts|

Halfway through our track season, I am more convinced than ever that whatever success you will have in your season is almost always related to what type of work you are doing in the off-season. Yes, you have to have practice and learn plays, etc.  But, however well you personally are performing in my opinion [...]

The Speed And Strength Program That Made A State Champion (Part 2)

By |October 30th, 2018|Conditioning, Featured, General, Speed Training, Strength Training, Track and Field|

Last week, I discussed the speed and strength program that helped make Aziza Ayoub a state champion.  Obviously a large part of her success was the running plan her track coach had her on.  Our speed and strength program was just part of the ingredients for her success. I finished up last week talking about [...]