It doesn't matter what your training for, the reality is that all training is specific to how and in what manner you train. That's pretty simple right? I prudent review of comprehensive literature supports this notion. In this context, using exercises like barbell squats to improve sprint speed almost makes zero sense. Why, sure barbell squats can improve leg strength, but so can a lot of other exercises. In a very, very minimal sense barbell squats don't…Continue
Posted on March 3, 2018 at 7:17am
I use the heck out of notecards for just about every aspect of strength and conditioning planning. They are compact and easy to use; however, unformatted notecards can be uninviting to use. So, I design and format my own cards and put them in my Coach's Companion planner.
This card is formatted for a pre-hab circuit. Pre-hab is a very important aspect of comprehensive strength and conditioning. In some cases,…Continue
Posted on March 3, 2018 at 6:48am
I like to use whiteboards when facilitating physical training. They serve as a constructive piece of communication and can be quite an effective teaching aid. I format my whiteboards so that session information can be coordinated in the way I want it to be facilitated. I also like to use magnets with my mobile boards so that I can hang them up and free my hands to teach and/or demonstrate.…Continue
Posted on March 3, 2018 at 6:34am
I love to train. I love to teach and coach, too. I just have a keen interest in the whole process. Having said this, I find myself examining some strength and conditioning practices and am having difficulty making sense of training.
I don't believe the process should be too complicated in helping prepare others to do battle, functional as a tactical operator, or compete on the athletic playing field. An elemental…Continue
Posted on February 15, 2018 at 6:34pm