Monthly Archives: November 2016

High School Football Off-Season (Part 2)

This is the second installment in a three part series on off-season strength training for football at the high school level.

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High School Football Off-Season (Part 1)

This is the first installment in a three part series on off-season strength training for football at the high school level. As we progress through this three part series I will address the specific goals of each phase and how … Continue reading

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Top 6 Lifts for High School Athletes

Disclaimer:  This is not a sexy list of exercises. High school athletes are competitive, cocky, and want to talk trash. Regardless of what anyone says or writes this is not going to change.

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8 Attributes a High School Athlete Must Have to Hit the Ground Running in a College Weight Room

As a former collegiate strength and conditioning coach and someone who works with a multitude of high school aged athletes it is clear that they are being lead in the wrong direction.  Almost every kid I speak with can tell … Continue reading

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The First 365 Days of Strength Training

This article is a follow up to my last post “How To Evaluate Your High Schools Strength Program”.  In that article I discussed building a developmental or GPP training phase for all incoming athletes.  In this article I will cover … Continue reading

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How To Evaluate Your High Schools Strength and Conditioning Program

For high school athletes the biggest misrepresentation of an effective strength and conditioning program is max strength testing.  Building absolute strength is vital to athletic success, however, if you goal is to build healthy and productive athletes at the high … Continue reading

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My Proudest Moment As A Coach

In my opinion the best thing about being a coach is watching athletes you have worked with achieve their personal goals. And for me, a few weeks ago I had my proudest moment as a coach.

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Building ACL Injury Prevention Into Your Program

We all know just how big of an issue ACL tears and other knee injuries are. However it is an alarming trend that very few athletes or strength programs spend time focusing on ACL injury prevention.

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