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November 2008 Blog Posts (4)

Weight Room quotes

hello coaches,
just looking for some ideas of weight room quotes that you all have up in your weight room.
I'm going to have some input as which quotes/sayings are going to be up in our new weight room and I'ld like to see what others have.

Added by Brijesh Patel on November 24, 2008 at 3:22pm — 18 Comments

Basketball training: Specialization?

Over the years strength and conditioning programs have evolved from a "one size fits all" philosophy for a more customized program that bases specific strength and conditioning exercises on the types of movements/actions an athlete performs due to her/his specific role on the field/court. For example, while most athletes on an American-style football team will perform similar exercises, there will be some strength & conditioning exercises designed specifically for linemen and others… Continue

Added by David Harris on November 21, 2008 at 9:53am — 16 Comments

Baseball: Strengthening the throwing arm

Those not familiar with strength training as it relates to baseball athletes (or athletes in other sports requiring overhead throwing) may believe that the secret to improving speed and longevity/conditioning in the throwing arm of these athletes lies solely in the continued development of the throwing arm. Coaching specializing in such athletes, however, know that the secret to developing a strong, powerful and well-conditioned throwing athlete resides in the development of the entire kinetic… Continue

Added by David Harris on November 11, 2008 at 8:48pm — 1 Comment

The Top 5 BCS Teams: Coaching, Athletes and TRAINING

Lets consider the top 5 BCS teams as of the latest poll posted November 2, 2008:

1.) Alabama

2.) Texas Tech

3.) Penn State

4.) Texas

5.) Florida

Recruiting top tier Division I athletes is obviously an important variable in the success of these programs. Further, premier (as determined by their experience and success during their tenure) coaches implementing sound strategies are yet another block in the foundation of a winning football program. One can… Continue

Added by David Harris on November 3, 2008 at 11:27pm — No Comments

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