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I am trying to finalize the conditioning test for our boys basketball team. I used the 20x22s last year, but I was wondering what other people have used or will use.
Yesterday I saw a resume’ where the person listed eight certifications beyond their maters degree. One of the certifications required four levels! This person could not have been over thirty years of age. I am not sure if this is someone I would hire. I would hav ebeen more impressed if that time was spent gaining hands on coachig expereinces with a variety of athletes and teams. This got me thinking about professional…Continue
I'm trying to get some feedback on the rest period in between the reps on a 2*1 set. I have heard of everything from 5-25 sec between reps, or should u just base it on how you feel in between.
Added by Adam Johnson on October 25, 2011 at 11:46pm — No Comments
The Strength and Conditioning Program is accepting applicants for volunteer strength and conditioning Internships. We are looking for individuals with a strong work ethic, punctual, enthusiastic and a desire for the strength and conditioning field.
Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Added by Anthony Delli-Pizzi on October 25, 2011 at 10:12am — No Comments
I have been fortunate to do what I do for a long time. I have seen many fads; trends and ideas come and go. At the end of the day in the world of coaching the bottom line is the bottom line; it is producing consistent results in the competitive arena. To do that requires strong core beliefs and sound foundational principles along with the ability to innovate and adapt as necessary.…Continue
Added by Vern Gambetta on October 25, 2011 at 6:23am — No Comments
I am having some trouble recently with some boys squatting with a crooked bar on their back - i.e. the bar is lopsided. I have tried cues including "raise your right shoulder", "drop your left shoulder" among others. I am not quite sure if I am aiming on the right direction or not.They don't seem to have the feeling of a lopsided bar at all and they can't seem to adjust to the cues I am trying.
Any thoughts or help would be greatly…Continue
Added by Vern Gambetta on October 23, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments
The following are some conclusions and ideas stimulated by what I saw and what I gathered from conversations with coaches, sports scientists and athletes during my visit down under. I want to emphasize that these are my opinions and conclusions and I certainly have a bias so factor that in as you read this.…Continue
Added by Vern Gambetta on October 22, 2011 at 7:12am — No Comments
I concluded my stay in Canberra with two days of professional development with Dean Benton, Performance Director of Brumbies in Super Rugby, his staff and the coaching staff. I have worked with Dean for sometime and it has been great to see his professional growth. He has put together an outstanding program, the eny of any program I have seen in professional or collegiate sport in the US! When I spend five days with him…Continue
Added by Vern Gambetta on October 21, 2011 at 8:32am — No Comments
Teaching the single leg deadlift can provide some challenges since I find that most people have some trouble simply hip hinging even on two legs. At Endeavor, we call the warm-up version of these inverted reaches and incorporating these into the warm-up everyday can have great carryover to the actual 1-leg SLDL. There are many cues that you can use with athlete’s such as…
Added by Matt Siniscalchi on October 20, 2011 at 9:55pm — No Comments
The University of Memphis: The Football Strength and Conditioning Department is searching for hard-working candidates for a Spring Internship opportunity working primarily with football. Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to; assist Football Strength and Conditioning Staff in all facets of implementation of training programs, aid in the instruction of safe and proper weight training techniques, and assist in the regular maintenance and upkeep of the…Continue
Added by Brian Hill on October 20, 2011 at 7:57am — No Comments
After the Australian Track & Field Coaches Association congress ended on Sunday after I stayed on at the AIS (Australian Institute of Sport) for three more days. The AIS in many ways is the mother ship of sport with outstanding facilities and an extensive sport science and sport medicine staff. In addition each state has their own institute. It is safe to say that this is the best sports institute in the world. That…Continue
Added by Kenny Goodrich on October 19, 2011 at 10:20am — No Comments
I will start with some points I picked up at the Australian Track and Field Coaches Association Conference.
Nutrition Supplements – Louise Burke, a nutritionist at the AIS made a point I found interesting. Instead of taking a black or white view on supplementation they are now taking a pragmatic approach. They classify…Continue
Added by Vern Gambetta on October 19, 2011 at 5:21am — No Comments
Alcorn State, MS--The Alcorn State University Family is deeply saddened by the loss of first year Strength and Conditioning Coach, Thomas "Zeus" Hall. Hall, 40, was the victim of a fatal car accident early this morning.
Hall was in his first season…
Added by Strength Performance on October 16, 2011 at 10:29pm — No Comments
This entry offers a bit of a different perspective – that of the Intern in a Strength and Conditioning program. By way of intro, I am a 52 year old with a Master’s in Sports Conditioning and Performance, and will be testing for my CSCS soon. That makes my position unique in that I’m coming into this career path later in life than the typical Strength Coach, much less Intern.
An internship is an opportunity to get hands-on experience in the Strength…Continue
Added by Eddy Schumacher on October 13, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
South Florida: The University of South Florida Strength and Conditioning is accepting applications for the Spring Semester of 2012 Athletic Performance Interns. Intern responsibilities include: assisting with the supervision and training of USF’s Division I intercollegiate athletic programs including football and other teams as assigned; assisting with daily administrative and maintenance duties; completion of various educational assignments during the internship are…Continue
Some people may argue that they play cricket to get fit, which is all well and good for some people, and good on you. But there are people out there who realise that in order to perform better and become more athletic they need to embark on a serious fitness regimen. For a lot of people this can be daunting as there is a ton of information out there. It's easy to get lost in it all and end up going down the wrong path. Typically, people will start on a bodybuilding routine, which involves…Continue
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