How to Create Tomorrow's MVPs: Training Young Athletes

The training of youth athletes needs to be handled very carefully. We live in a country where our youth athletes are over specialized and under prepared. It is a symptom of being American; we want [...]

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If Your "Strategic Plan" is Missing This Then Your Weight Room Will Fail

The reality of the strength and conditioning industry is that we all are pretty much the same.

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Why "Culture" is So Important for Millennial Athletes

The San Francisco 49ers hired Jim Tomsula in 2015 to be their Head Coach. In his introductory press conference, Coach Tomsula was asked about his stance on social media. Coach Tomsula replied: “I [...]

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Carving Out Your Place in History

December 05, 2017, Don Pump in Motivational Leave a comment

One of the greatest things about the field of strength and conditioning is our ability to communicate with each other and share our experience to better future coaches and athletes.

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Choosing the Racks, Rigs, and Machines to Fit Your Dream Room (Part 3 of 5)

November 28, 2017, Lee Weber in Weight Room Leave a comment

In parts 1 and 2 of this series, we discussed the basics of creating a strategic plan to develop your dream weight room that best suits your population and your plan to train your athletes and [...]

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Lack of Clarity = No Buy-In From Athletes

Buy-in.

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If You’re Going Through Hell, Keep Going! (A Strength Coach Story)

When I was 14 I remember my dad telling me that there was a profession called "strength coaching."

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Diving Deeper: Mentoring Student-Athletes

The name “coach” carries a lot of weight. I believe that particularly in the high school arena we as coaches have a large role. In my 6 years of coaching at the high school level, I have learned [...]

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How to Not Be a "Soft" Athlete (1 of 3)

Hey everyone, thanks for checking out this blog series and thanks to Hewitt and Teambuildr for asking me to be a part of this. In this 3-part blog series, I will share short stories or personal [...]

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Simple, Cost Effective Cramp Solutions S&C Coaches Need to Know

Pedialyte. Mustard packets. Pickle juice. Gatorade. Cramping is mainly due to (de)hydration, right? Only if your knowledge base is stuck in the 80s…

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