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
I'm not a big fan of tug of war type activities. Yeah, this is a popular team building and "toughness" type of event in strength and conditioning for athletes, but one not without potential for injury (I know it looks cool). There are a lot of other modalities that can easily take the place of tug of war. I'd like to ask what are the gains from this activity? What are the risks? Compared to other things coaches can do to engage in spirited team-building do…Continue
Posted on January 25, 2018 at 6:32pm
One book that I keep re-reading and referring to others is The Runner's Body by Tucker, Dugas, and Fitzgerald. The title is a little deceptive although running is the premise for the book, the information contained is somewhat global. To me, this is a must read for any…Continue
Posted on January 11, 2018 at 6:58pm — 1 Comment
What does it mean to be physically fit for your sport? If you think you know, what are your references based off of? Personal experience, got it from a book, learned from someone else, comes from a computer program? Have you matched up the sources above with actual outcomes?
Shouldn't we, as coaches, be asking ourselves the simple question of "sports-fitness" over and over again and compare that to what we…Continue
Posted on January 11, 2018 at 6:51pm