Fresno State Fall 1967- 68
On Saturday night I was starting at guard for our first game of the season versus Santa Clara. On Monday I quite football, I was tired of getting yelled at and beat up physically, I saw no future there. By Thursday I was working in the afternoons after class (1:00 to 5:00) in the Ag unit. Ag as in…Continue
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I'm an Army officer and aspiring strength coach. Below are links to a couple of articles I've recently written about strength and conditioning in the military. I'm interested to hear any feedback you might have.
In the next few posts I am going to share with you the people, events and even places that taught me about coaching and inspired me to coach. My first major influence came fairly early, his name was Charles Kuehl, my high school basketball coach and history teacher. As I look back through the prism of time I realize how much he taught me about discipline, drive, determination, organization and most importantly coaching…Continue
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How About Having Strong FingersMike Gittleson was the Director of Strength & Conditioning at the University of Michigan for 30 years and was a part of 15 Football Championships in that time. He explains how… Continue
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Strengthen The Head And Jaw
The infrahyoids are made up of four muscles; three of which attach to the hyoid bone, the omohyoid, the sternohyoid, and the thyrohyoid. They lie right over the trachea. The infrahyoids can be and are often damaged in whiplash.
Infrahyoids: flex the neck.
Suprahyoids: open the jaw.
The hyoids are involved in chewing and movements of the tongue.
The hyoids are heavily involved in posture and a…Continue
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Hey i'm looking for some information on resistance training to increase muscular endurance. Can I get some help?
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Coaching as a profession has many dimensions. There are the tangibles, those things relating directly to coaching a training session, organizing a team and there are the intangibles, the “squishy” feeling type of things. The former I call the Matters of Coaching, the later is the Coaching Matters. Both are important, without Coaching Matters…Continue
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The following are just some random thoughts stimulated by conversations, things I have done and reading over the past several weeks.
Sometimes I look at training programs and I have to ask – What exactly are they trying to do? I saw a training program the other day that had so much “stuff” in it I could not…Continue
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Great article from SPN member Jen Sinkler:
Fitness editor Jen Sinkler wrangles leading fitness experts to address your most perplexing workout quandaries and conundrums.
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How do you know that what you are doing in training is doing what you think it is doing? Is what you doing making the athletes better? How do you know that? What metrics do you use? Does what you are counting count? What do you measure, day-to-day, week-to-week, month-to-month and year-to-year? What do you do with the data? These are all questions you need to ask yourself. More importatly these are questions you need to…Continue
Pedagogy consists of the principles, practice or profession of teaching. There is a rich body of knowledge in this field that is research based. As part of my preparation to be a teacher I was taught teaching methods - how to write a lesson plan, how to organize a classroom, where to stand, how to project my voice and much more. Then we practiced, first teaching lessons to other student teachers and then actually student…Continue
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It might seem out of the norm to look a design school for ideas and guidance to improve coaching, but over the past five years I have found great ideas and inspiration in the design field. I am particularly fond of the philosophy of the Stanford d.school (…Continue
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