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The HPCT #8: Ground-Based​ Training

The High-Performance Chalk Talk #8 *This is the 8th installation of what will become a weekly email covering high-performance training.  Now, what is “high-performance”? * Ground Based Movements – “Why they work and how to use them” We train athletes, … Continue reading

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The HPCT #7: High-Performance ​Nutrition

The High-Performance Chalk Talk #7 *This is the seventh installation of what will become a weekly email covering high-performance training. * High-Performance Nutrition The biggest limiting factor in high-performance is nutrition and the sad thing is that the majority of … Continue reading

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The HPCT #6: It’s All in The Hips, Happy!

The High-Performance Chalk Talk #6  *This is the sixth installation of what will become a weekly email covering high-performance training.  Top 5 Hip Mobility Movements “It’s All in The Hips, Happy. It’s all in the hips.” – Chubbs Peterson There … Continue reading

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The HPCT #5: In-Season to Off-Season (PART 2)

The High-Performance Chalk Talk #5 *This is the fifth installation of what will become a weekly email covering high-performance training.   Block 1 – Football Off-Season

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The HPCT #4: How to Successfully Transition from the In-Season to the Off-Season

The High-Performance Chalk Talk #4 This is the fourth installation of what will become a weekly email covering high performance training. How to Successfully Transition from the In-Season to the Off-Season For football athletes, the end of the season is … Continue reading

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HPCT #3: Four Year Model for Progressing High School Athletes

The High-Performance Chalk Talk #3 This is the third installation of what will become a weekly email covering high-performance training.  4 Year Model for Progressing High School Athletes I am a firm believer that a high school athlete should be … Continue reading

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The High-Performance​ Chalk Talk #2

  High Performance, as I define it, is optimal human movement, recovery, and strength training.  Top 3 Ways to Develop Athleticism in the Weight Room: Walk into any collegiate weight room and you will see one common occurrence… …The strongest … Continue reading

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HPCT #1: Are you overtrained or just under-recovered?

The High-Performance Chalk Talk: #1 This is the first installation of what will become a weekly email covering high-performance training.  Now, what is “high-performance”?  High Performance, as I define it, is optimal human movement, recovery, and strength training.  The goal of … Continue reading

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A Letter to Walk-Ons

This year I have a group of athletes who are walking-on at the college level and nothing makes me prouder than when one of my athletes takes on the challenge of walking-on. It’s a mindset… It’s them saying, “I know … Continue reading

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Athlete Nutrition – Part 2

A few days ago, I put up a post covering proper nutrition habits for athletic performance.  Included in that post were my five guidelines that every athlete should follow as well as some general nutrition tips. 

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