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Living Better in a Profession of Martyrdom: Advice for Young Strength Coaches

Recently on a Facebook post, a group of strength coaches was asked to give advice to coaches who are just getting into the strength and conditioning …

Alzheimer's Disease

Tier System Strength Training - Pre Season Basketball

<b>Tier System Strength Training for Pre-season Basketball</b><p><b>Steve Hartman</b> <b><br>SCCC, CSCS, NASM-PES, CFSC, USAW, FMS</b> <b><br>Head Sports Performance Coach</b> <b><br>Bellarmine</b> …

Exercise

What Really Wins in the Real World

I’m speed walking to my car. This is something I did so few times in college, speed walking, but today is different. The 3-point king is on campus. …

World Series

10 Myths About Negotiating Your First Salary

You just got your first job offer. It’s an exciting and stressful time. The prospect of negotiating your salary feels especially daunting — you don’t want to ruffle any feathers. So you’re thinking about skipping the negotiation altogether. But negotiating your salary is extremely important, …

NCAA Basketball: Challenging Players with the Right Training Load

Tim Beltz, M.Sc., is a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach certified by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCCA). He …

The Toyota Way

<b>The Toyota Way</b> is a set of principles and behaviors that underlie the Toyota Motor Corporation's managerial approach and production system. Toyota …

8 Hidden Benefits of Olympic-Style Weightlifting for All Sports

The first article I ever wrote was 16 years ago for EliteFts.com. It was a defense of the reason I don’t use every exercise imaginable, and this …

Reactive Strength Index

Summary:<p>The reactive strength index was developed to measure the reactive jump capacity of athletes, and to determine how they cope with the stress …

How to Tell Leaders They’re Not as Great as They Think They Are

Although we live in a world that glorifies self-belief and stigmatizes self-doubt, there are really only two advantages to thinking that you’re better than you actually are. The first is when you’re attempting to do a difficult task. Believing that you can do something difficult is half the battle, …

Pro Basketball Training help athletes from all over the world to reach their full potential.Teaching points and concepts through intense, innovative drills.

To be in shape for games, basketball players must condition themselves for long-lasting endurance. This requires more than running lots of long, …

Sports Coaching

Sports Conditioning with Metabolic Movements

Conditioning for Sport with Time Constraints<p>Coaches and athletes are always looking to get as much out of each workout as possible and time is of the …

3 Common Power Training Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Does your programming develop peak power and sustainable power for your athletes? See if you're making these three fixable mistakes!

Why You Should Warm Up Less (Like the Russians Do)

<b>Since my new gym opened a couple of months ago, one trend has surfaced that I just can’t ignore.</b> I’ve been aware of this for quite some time, but it …

How to Evaluate, Accept, Reject, or Negotiate a Job Offer

Congratulations! You got the job. Now for the hard part: deciding whether to accept it or not. How should you assess the salary as well as the other perks? Which publicly available information should you rely on? How should you try to get a better deal? And what’s the best way to decline an offer …

UM Strength & Conditioning program lifting on all cylinders

While a brand new multi-million dollar athletic training center is nearing completion on State Street, the University of Michigan strength and …

Exercise

5 Ways You're Rejecting Self Improvement As A Coach

A few years ago when I still coached at Denison, someone shared an article with me. I'm not sure if it was Greg Parini or Brian Hortz or how they …

Strength and Conditioning Coach News, Videos, Photos, Jobs and Upcoming Events

Many years ago I read something about avoiding absolute words. More specifically, the words EVERYBODY, ALWAYS, and NEVER. I posted a sign about this …

Exercise

Central Nervous System Fatigue: Effects on Speed, Power Athletes

By Carmen Bott, MSc. CSCS<p>Central Nervous System (CNS) fatigue is a phenomenon mentioned in training room conversations, at lectures, and in coaches’ …

Sparta Science

I recently had a conversation with a Strength and Conditioning Coach where he stressed the importance of getting support from his Sports Medicine …

How to Jump Higher using French Contrast and Potentiation Clusters

Athletes can achieve great results by harnessing the power of potentiation and efficiency and applying it to selective ballistic endeavors …

The Most Versatile Training Tool of All Time: Hills for Strength, Speed, and Endurance - Just Fly Sports Performance

In a field overtaken by whole body vibration platforms, wearable accelerometers, high speed treadmills, and a whole host of other “revolutionary” …

Mountaineering

Coach Philipp /// Nebraska Strength and Conditioning

EXCLUSIVE: Bill Belichick on leadership, winning, and Tom Brady not being a 'great natural athlete'

CNBC Contributor Suzy Welch sits down with New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick in an exclusive interview.

The Power of Positive Summit

For a List of Current Speakers Available to Watch, Go Here. To log out, click here: Logout<p>Coach Dabo Swinney<p>Coach Dabo Swinnney is the Head Football …

15 car gadgets that will improve your driving experience

Fortunately, there are a number of gadgets on the market today that can help you be better prepared for whatever the road throws at you.<p>Here are 15 car gadgets that will not only improve your overall driving experience, but will also help you be ready for the unexpected.

Guest Post: KU Staff Development

<i>This weeks guest post was written as a collective effort by the Strength and Conditioning staff at the University of Kansas. KU has been a long-time</i> …

Pro Basketball Training help athletes from all over the world to reach their full potential.Teaching points and concepts through intense, innovative drills.

As a basketball player, I always wondered how vital of a role food and nutrition had in my playing ability. During a camp one summer there was a …

Nutrition

A Strength Coach's Dream: Reflexive Performance Reset

I have a dream, that one day on the playing fields of this country, athletes will be free of aches and needless soft tissue injuries. That one day …

Health Care

Michigan's Jon Sanderson, John Beilein development boosts NBA interest

Michigan caught a break with Moe Wagner.<p>Because the Berlin product was already a high school graduate when he visited during recruiting, U-M was able …

How Michigan's Basketball Team Incorporates the FMS

<i>Jon Sanderson is an FMS Certified strength coach for the University of Michigan basketball team. The following is an</i> <i>excerpt from his recently</i> …