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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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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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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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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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Make the "Big Time" Where You Are

Inspired by the book of the same name, Ron McKeefery's CEO Strength Coach discusses the meaning and importance of "Making the 'Big Time' Where You Are." When on vacation I re-read his book and [...]

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Developing a Legacy That Matters

September 21, 2017, Nadi Ford in Motivational Leave a comment

What do we want people to say about us at our funeral?

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What Strength Coaches Should Do Behind the Scenes a.k.a. The Holy Sh*t Principle

I would describe the career path as a strength and conditioning coach as special.

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