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Why Strength Coaches Should Know About “Productive Disruption”

Most people hate change. To the majority of people, the thought of altering processes, ideas, skills, rules, etc. is horrifying. It’s easier to just remain stagnant and comfortable where you are in life, just moseying right along. Notice I said most people. If you’re reading this, you most likely are a strength coach, which automatically […]

How trainers Can Create Sustainable Behavioral Change with General Population Clients

You’re excited, you just met with a new client for the first time. You’ve established their medical history, BMR and nutritional needs, and determined movement patterning through various screens. They’ve assured you that they’re motivated and ready to work, and want to get started as soon as possible. You set off to work on your […]

Why Your Leaders On-The-Field Also Need to Be Leaders in the Weight Room

The culture of a team (or organization) has a way of electing leaders that may not be cutout for front rank.  Leadership at times can depend on seniority, experience, playing stats or skill rather than physicality, robustness, mentality and will. In my opinion, it is of the utmost importance that the leader of your team is the […]

Why Your Small School Strength Coach Should Be the Highest Paid Coach on Your Staff

Given the amount of education strength coaches must attain combined with many roles they play on an athletics staff, it’s common knowledge that the majority of strength coaches are underpaid. In fact, there are virtually no other professions which require similar demands but pay as little as the strength industry does. However, very few strength […]