Here's a few definitions that have a lot of meaning in training:
Organism: a form of life made up of mutually interdependent parts that maintain vital processes.
Machine: an apparatus consisting of interrelated parts with separate functions used in the performance of work.
Interesting how these two words are similar, but vastly different. Yet, in the training world the connotation is often to train the body like a machine. In all…Continue
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To be a leader you must have followers. Carefully watch who real follows whom. Carefully watch the dynamics of a squad. The athlete who screams the most often and the loudest is often identified as the leader. Why? Because he or she is voluble and calling attention to themselves? If you observe closely the real leader is the one who says little, but when they speak everyone listens. They are there in victory and defeat with a pat on the back and an appropriate…Continue
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To label work such at hurdle mobility drills, mini band series etc. as “ancillary work” is a misrepresentation of what that work is and what needs to be done. It is not ancillary, it is essential work, a component of any sound training program. It is basic and remedial designed to address each athlete individual needs. It is most effective when woven or threaded through the fabric of the actual training sessions. This type of work can be excellent to lead into…Continue
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