I Used to be an “Excel Guy.” This is Why I Switched

I’ll admit it, I’m a skeptic. I’m skeptical of anything that claims to be revolutionary, especially in my field. When I first started seeing software that was claimed to make strength & [...]

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7 Athletic Directors Discuss Their Strength Program

We see it on the Facebook groups, we overhear the conversations at the conferences and clinics, and the topic will always be around as long as AD’s are: How do strength coaches build and maintain [...]

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3 Steps to Building Team Culture

"Many Lions, One Pride"

If you spend any amount of time around the Asheville Christian Academy (ACA) Athletic Department, you will most definitely hear the phrase “many lions, one pride.” It is a [...]

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Football Offseason Culture Building: The Summer Survivor Series

Football is a sport where a strong culture and foundation for a winning program can be built in your offseason program, especially at your summer strength and conditioning sessions. Here's why:

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The Best Three Deadlift Variations For Athletes With Back Pain

When I say “deadlift,” what is your initial visualization of the word? You probably imagined an athlete on a platform, doing a conventional stance deadlift, with a barbell, from the floor – right? [...]

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Better with Age: The Case for Training Masters Athletes

With the functional fitness boom, more and more masters athletes are becoming interested in training again and its become increasingly important to be able to develop programming for [...]

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Using TeamBuildr to Create a Ready to Work Assessment

An effective strength and conditioning instructor seeks to meet the needs of his/her athletes. The issue comes with how to you identify those needs? There are some great products on the market [...]

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3 Tips for Developing Athlete Buy-In

If you are reading this blog thinking that I have the magic formula to develop athlete buy-in, I am sorry to disappoint you, but I don’t.

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Revisiting the Fundamentals of a Winning Team Culture

Some programs just seem to have it figured out. It doesn’t matter if it is a high school dynasty or a D1 powerhouse, there just seems to be something that sets them apart from other programs. What [...]

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Why Weight? Purchasing the Right Options for Loading Your Athletes (Part 4 of 5)

January 10, 2018, Lee Weber in Weight Room Leave a comment

This is part 4 of the 5-part series on Strategically Planning for Building or Renovating Your Facility.

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