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Using Pre-Game Jitters to Boost Your Athletic Performance

This is a guest post from Mike Caro – Head Strength Coach at Transylvania University. Mike is deeply involved in the strength coaching community including the facilitation of the small-college strength coaches roundtable at this year’s NSCA Coaches conference in San Antonio. As humans we all become nervous in certain situations. For athletes, those situations […]

5 Best Practices When Choosing Equipment for Weight Rooms

This is a guest blog by TeamBuildr customer & renown high school strength coach Chris Morland who has been credited with creating a leading model for high school strength and conditioning at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. The purchase of the right equipment for your strength and conditioning facility can be a laborious and […]

7 Things Strength Coaches Should Know Before Going to the Private Sector

At the recent NSCA Personal Trainers Conference, there was a great talk given by Robert Linkul who is the main source for the information in this blog dedicated to people aspiring to become personal trainers in the private sector. This particular session was devoted to fitness/strength & conditioning professionals looking to enter the personal training business and […]

Why Strength Coaches Should Turn Away Late Athletes From the Weight Room

In early May 2015, a group of 22 collegiate strength and conditioning professionals gathered for a round table discussion at the Drexel athletic center. The conversations that took place covered a variety of topics including the recent Tulane strength coach firing, how to handle weight room scheduling, changing NCAA regulations regarding certifications, and much more. […]