Yesterday I highlighted the nonsense I have been seeing in training. Today lets talk about some common sense in training. Any effective training program is based on sound fundamental principles. There must be a clear progression. No workout can or should stand-alone. No component of training should be trained in isolation. All components of training should be trained at all times in different proportions based on developmental level of athlete, phase of the training, and training emphasis.…Continue
Posted on February 26, 2015 at 8:09am
Yesterday in three different situations I saw the nonsense of training.
Randomly putting together a series of exercises with no connection to each other and inappropriate for the athlete and calling it functional training is nonsense.
Posted on February 25, 2015 at 7:38am
We have been talking about bridging the gap between science and practice in sport for thirty plus years. You have to ask yourself with all we know today why is there still a gap? In fact in many ways with the drive toward more “sport science” the gap has widened with coaches and coaching being marginalized. Why? Ask yourself who is driving the bus? Who is ultimately held accountable for the athlete's performance? When a…Continue
Posted on February 24, 2015 at 8:14am — 1 Comment