Posts tagged "coaching"

Jeremy Hall: The Power of Mentorship

There’s more to being successful in strength and conditioning than just learning the science of strength. The art of coaching is woven deeply into the co...

Models of Periodization

The data, the books and your experience all tell you that periodization works to maximize the performance of your athletes. But are you using the most effective model of periodization f...

Greg Dea: Feedback and Cueing – Making Them Work Together

When coaching, we decide if a movement is satisfactory or not. That means it’s also up to us to decide which coaching strategies of feedback and cueing to use to change the individual...

Gray Cook: There Are Things You Shouldn’t Coach

The best coaches know what not to coach. They know that there are training setbacks and injuries that limit them. But at any given time on the training continuum, they also know the thi...

Dan John: Symmetry Work

What’s missing in strength training? Dan says “Symmetry Work” . . . and shows you just the kind of lifts and exercises he uses to identify and correct asymmetries.

Dan John: I’m The Coach and I’m Always Right

Sometimes athletes just don’t hear what their coach is saying . . . whether you are guiding their diet, training or performance, make sure they hear you.

Dan John: What Makes an Athlete Elite?

Dan John details some of the internal qualities and external criteria that differentiate elite athletes from the rest. What does it take to master your sport?

Chris Holder: A Fat Guy’s Experience on the Ketogenic Diet

From junk-food-junkie to fat-burning, healthier and more pleasant strength coach; Chris Holder tells the story of his ketogenic diet journey.

Rod Harris: When Competent Trumps Expert

Competent means good and expert means better . . . right? Rod Harris looks at specialization, favored modalities and what can happen when expertise comes at the expense of a broad skill...

Patrick Ward: My Training Philosophy

Patrick Ward presents a simple training philosophy that establishes priorities: manage the first two steps well, then go ahead and attack your specific goals.

Mike Boyle: It’s Not the Program; It’s the Coaching

If you had to make the choice, would it be great program or great coaching? Mike Boyle tackles that question with an answer that’s all about the human component.

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