Educating Coachs

3 Mistakes High School Coaches Make in the Weight Room

Mistake Number 1- Not Enough Testing They don’t do enough testing. No, not strength testing! High School Coaches hammer the strength test. There is no movement screen, no performance testing, and no mental or emotional testing.  Coaches do an awesome job analyzing video from practice and games. They grade athletes and the team and design […]

Speed and Agility Drills for Soccer

Top Speed and Agility Drills for Soccer Athletes First we must break down what soccer athletes do in competition and evaluate these movements to create speed and agility for soccer athletes. Soccer athletes have long bouts of submaximal running followed by quick reactive lateral and multidirectional footwork, deceleration drills to help the athletes stop quickly, […]

10 Tips to Becoming a Great Team

Coaching Guide to Making A Great Team These tips to being a great team don’t require talent. They are what you can do to acquire that talent and create a culture that will produce in the worst of situations. You must put in the quality practice to receive that talent. Good teams are good because coaches work hard to […]

LTAD: Learning to Train

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS What is LTAD? LTAD or Long Term Athletic Development is a pathway for athletes to develop the skills necessary to be the best athlete that they were born to become. You can find more about LTAD here. Learning to Train Phase This is […]

What is LTAD?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS What is LTAD? LTAD is Long Term Athletic Development. Long Term Athletic Development is a systemized pathway to develop athletes from birth to the Olympics. This was first created by Dr. Istvan Balyi. Dr Balyi was a Hungarian Olympic coach when he was approached […]

Concussions and the Weight Room

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWhat is a concussion? The CDC states, “A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury—or TBI—caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or by a hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and […]

Strength Coach on a Budget

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSStrength and Conditioning on a Budget Being a strength and conditioning coach can be tough enough but limiting the equipment and the facilities is just another challenge that we know all too well. You haven’t really experienced this until you have glued a collar […]

Barefoot Training for Teams

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSBarefoot Training for Teams There has been a lot of great research and improvement from barefoot training but just recently within the last few years there has been a much bigger focus on performance through athletics. It makes a ton of sense to those […]

What Makes Your Program So Special?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS“What makes your program so special?” or “What makes your program so different than what we currently are doing?” These are the questions that we currently need to answer in order to have a viable and growing business in order to help people. These are […]

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