"I couldn’t believe the results that were produced simply by pressing on two small points near my belly button."
In the sport of Track and Field, as a coach, one of your biggest fears is the dreaded hamstring injury that mainly affects sprinters and jumpers. This type of injury can be the season ending type. At Corcoran High, we had the season opener curse, where we would lose a top sprinter to a blown out hamstring. This occurred consecutively for four…Continue
Posted on August 14, 2019 at 10:18am
College strength & conditioning is often considered the upper echelon of our field. World class athletes, multi-million dollar facilities, and massive salaries to match. It makes sense then that high school coaches try to mimic college strength programs with their own teams. Sometimes this is a great idea, but often times it leads to major problems.
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Posted on July 27, 2019 at 9:15am
Exercise programming and periodization for off-season and in-season training play a huge role in the desired outcomes that a strength and conditioning coach wants to see in their athletes.
Strength coaches should be well aware of Newton’s third law, “for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” In athletics, force production is crucial because an athlete who produces more force is often at a better advantage than his or her opponent who produces less…Continue
Posted on July 25, 2019 at 11:37am
You did it! You wrote a killer cover letter, wowed them in the interview, and landed the job. Now the real work begins, but besides coaching your teams, here are a few other things you should do now that you’re hired.
What to Focus on First?
Once you land the position there are three areas you should get to know well, your resources, your coaches, and your team(s). Knowing your resources can help you make the most of your athletic complex and develop programs…Continue
Posted on July 25, 2019 at 11:36am