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Perfect Your Elevator Pitch!

Originally posted on www.RonMcKeefery.com

With the NSCA and AFCA National Conference right around the corner, I had time to reflect back on my first experience going to them.  My first national conference as a young coach was both thrilling and terrifying.  Thrilling because there was so much information being given, terrifying because I was there by myself and it seemed like everyone knew each other but me.

I tried hard…

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Added by Ron McKeefery on January 2, 2013 at 3:37pm — 2 Comments

5 Proposed Tweaks to the Strength and Conditioning Industry

Blog post via AnthonyMychal.com:

A sad part of the human psyche, largely ingrained from public schooling, is failing to take initiative. Not to go all Seth Godin, but look at the newspaper clipping sitting to the left. There’s a good chance that someone noticed this misprint. But it wasn’t corrected. Printers print. Editors edit. It’s not a Printers job to be an…

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Added by Strength Performance on March 12, 2012 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Titans Reject Jeff Fisher's Attempt To Hire Strength And Conditioning Coach

Via TurfShowTimes.com:

The ink has barley dried on Jeff Fisher's new contract with the St. Louis Rams. Since signing the deal on Tuesday, Fisher has been in the process of filling out his coaching staff. Those efforts hit a road block on Thursday when the…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 19, 2012 at 1:32pm — 2 Comments

Lou Riecke, Pittsburgh Steelers Strength and Conditioning Coach , 1970-1980

Posted by Pittsburgh Sports Daily Bulletin

Lou Riecke:

You started off lifting weights in high school, correct? What got you started as a weightlifter and what did you enjoy so much about it?

Well, I wanted to gain weight to play football. I always was a skinny kid. A fellow in class lifted – I…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 14, 2012 at 12:31pm — 1 Comment

Boese Named Aztec Football Strength & Conditioning Coach

Posted by GOAZTECS.COM



Jan. 12, 2012

San Diego State head coach Rocky Long announced the hiring Thursday of Joey Boese as the Aztec football team's strength and conditioning coach. Boese (pronounced boze-EH), who played collegiately at Wisconsin, comes to The Mesa…

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Added by Strength Performance on January 12, 2012 at 8:36pm — No Comments

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

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

Pre-Season Basketball Conditioning Test

Coaches,

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.

Added by Chan Cho on October 30, 2011 at 7:13pm — 2 Comments

NSCA Bulletin 33.07 is available

For those interested, the latest NSCA bulletin has been published: Version 33.07, concerning the month of July 2011. Among other topics, new in this bulletin you will find:

  • NSCA Journal's 2010 Impact Factors
  • Recertification Winners Announced
  • Learn how to complete CEUs through Home Study Courses
  • NSCA International Collaboration Grant update
  • Updates Regarding NSCA Awards Programs and Events
  • And more....
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Added by David Harris on October 9, 2011 at 8:39pm — No Comments

Chris Donaldson has been named Strength and Conditioning Coach for New Zealand Cricket

24Cricket reports...

 

Paul Close has been appointed Physiotherapist and Chris Donaldson has been named Strength and Conditioning Coach for the New Zealand team.

Close is a New Zealand physiotherapist who previously worked for the BCCI at India’s National Cricket Academy and had a stint with the Indian national team. Close has also held the position of team…

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Added by Strength Performance on September 8, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

NU's Strength and Conditioning Department Now Called Sports Performance

Northwestern University Athletics reports:

 

Sept. 8, 2011

EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern's Strength and Conditioning Department has changed its name to the Northwestern Sports Performance Department, Director Jason Pullara announced today (Thursday, Sept. 8).

"This title change more accurately reflects the…

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Added by Strength Performance on September 8, 2011 at 12:22pm — No Comments

ROGER MARANDINO STEPS DOWN AS HEAD STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH

Brown Athletics Reports:

 

Providence, Rhode Island - Roger Marandino, the head strength and conditioning coach at Brown since 1995, has stepped down to become the first assistant strength and conditioning coach with the Philadelphia Eagles.

 

Marandino was responsible for the coordination of all strength and conditioning programs for Brown's 37 varsity sports. He utilized a hands-on approach to…

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Added by Strength Performance on July 28, 2011 at 8:26pm — No Comments

NSCA Bulletin 33.03 (March 2011)

For those interested, the latest NSCA bulletin has been published:  Version 33.04, concerning the month of April 2011.  Among other topics, new in this bulletin you will find:

 

  • 2011 TSAC Conference Preview
  • Personal Trainers Conference Wrap-up
  • Review of Successful NSCA Clinics
  • Updates Regarding NSCA Awards Programs
  • And more….

 

To view and/or download the bulletin,…

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Added by David Harris on April 24, 2011 at 11:55pm — No Comments

During the NFL lockout, workouts are an iffy proposition

During the NFL lockout, workouts are an iffy proposition. The Kansas City Star reports:

 

It’s just a trickle for now, but one by one NFL players are spending the lockout pursuing hobbies or taking other jobs.

Chad Ochocinco of Cincinnati, you may have heard, practiced with Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer. Baltimore’s Tom Zbikowski is boxing for his…

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Added by Brian Harris on April 12, 2011 at 9:18pm — No Comments

NSCA Bulletin 33.03 (March 2011)

For those interested, the latest NSCA bulletin has been published: Version 33.03, concerning the month of March 2011. Among other topics, new in this bulletin you will find:

  • 2011 Personal Trainers Conference Preview
  • New Grant Information
  • Sponsorship Review
  • Endurance Symposium Preview
  • Recertification Contest
  • And more....
To view and/or download the bulletin, …
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Added by David Harris on April 3, 2011 at 11:56pm — No Comments

Big News from Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

Strength Performance Network has learned that the following policy was conveyed on January 11, 2011, in a memo to all Major League General Managers by MLB Senior Vice President and General Counsel Daniel Helm:

 

“Beginning on April 1, 2012, all individuals who hold the position of Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, or Minor League Strength and Conditioning Coach at either the Triple-A or Double-A…

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Added by Brian Harris on February 7, 2011 at 9:58pm — 7 Comments

NSCA Bulletin Version 32.12 (December 2010)

For those interested, the latest NSCA bulletin has been published: Version 32.12, concerning the month of December 2010. Among other topics, new in this bulletin you will find:
  • 2011 Coaches Conference preview
  • Education Recognition Program
  • An interview with Steve Ettinger
  • Recertification deadline information
  • And more....
To view and/or download the bulletin,…
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Added by David Harris on December 7, 2010 at 11:27pm — No Comments

NSCA Bulletin Version 32.10 (October 2010)

For those interested, the latest NSCA bulletin has been published: Version 32.10, concerning the month of October 2010. Among other topics, new in this bulletin you will find:


  • Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach Distinction
  • Strategic Planning Summit Goals
  • Call for NSCA Committee and Board of Directors Volunteers
  • Recertification Deadline Information
  • And more....
To view and/or download the bulletin,…
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Added by David Harris on October 30, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

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