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January 2012 Blog Posts (48)

ASU Football Coach Todd Graham Names Shawn Griswold As Director Of Strength & Conditioning

Reported by Arizona State Athletics:



Jan. 11, 2012

TEMPE, Ariz.--Shawn Griswold, whom head coach Todd Graham calls "the best strength and conditioning coach in America," has been named the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Arizona State University. Griswold…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 11, 2012 at 1:44pm — No Comments

Former Jets assistant Sal Alosi hired as strength and conditioning coordinator for UCLA football

News Update from UCLABruins.com



Jan. 9, 2012

UCLA Head Football Coach Jim Mora today announced the hiring of two additional assistant coaches: Eric Yarber as Wide Receivers Coach and Sal Alosi as Coordinator of Strength and Conditioning -…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 10, 2012 at 6:40pm — 1 Comment

Congrats to Scott Cochran and Tommy Moffitt for helping their athletes achieve greatness!

SPN would like to recognize Bama’s Strength Coach Scott Cochran and LSU’s Strength Coach Tommy Moffitt for helping their athletes achieve greatness and prepare to face off in BCS National Championship.  As a tribute, here are a few videos we pulled from our vault, recognizing each of the top notch strength and conditioning programs.  Enjoy!

 

Bama Videos:

 

Trent Richardson “The Beast”…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 9, 2012 at 12:47pm — 4 Comments

Utah State Athletics Announces $4.5 Million Gift For New Strength and Conditioning Center

Utah State Athletics website reports:



Jan. 6, 2012

LOGAN, Utah - Utah State University Director of Athletics Scott Barnes announced Friday the largest gift in the history of Aggie Athletics - a lead gift of $4.5 million from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous - to fund a new…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 6, 2012 at 12:57pm — No Comments

BHS hires former NFL player Jeff Robinson as strength and conditioning coach

Through a generous grant…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 6, 2012 at 8:26am — No Comments

The Power of Suggestion

There is a phenomenon that I learned in my Psych One class many years ago; it is called the Hawthorne Effect. An experiment was done at a manufacturing plant to measure the effect of changes in lighting on productivity. The workers knew they were part of an experiment – that is a key to understanding the phenomenon. The researchers found that if they turned the lights up and made it brighter that productivity increased…

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Added by Vern Gambetta on January 3, 2012 at 8:04am — No Comments

Kids Being Kids

Kids-playing-outside Let get back to letting kids be kids, instead of making them into miniature adults and forcing them into sports and drills that are inappropriate and unnecessary. Turn them onto play, just old-fashioned free play where they can learn by exploration without adult guidance. Let them awaken the…

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Added by Vern Gambetta on January 2, 2012 at 8:53am — No Comments

2012 Looking Ahead

Happy New Year - Another year is past us, where did 2011 go? The beginning of a new brings hope and optimism, it bring resolutions to change and hopefully the resolve to make the changes last.  Each New Year for me signifies the start of another year coaching. Tomorrow I will begin my forty-third year of coaching. I am so thankful to be able to continue to coach and teach. I am as excited and motivated now as when I…

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Added by Vern Gambetta on January 1, 2012 at 8:49am — 1 Comment

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