The Best Coaching-Career Advice I’ve Ever Received

Choosing a career path in coaching is not a decision to be taken lightly. This profession comes with a hefty price tag, that of a strong-willed commitment to personal development and the improvement of each athlete in which a coach is responsible. This commitment takes great times, energy, financial resources, and mental reserves. The ladder that nearly…

Creating a “Performance Culture” in the Weight Room

A training session is only as good as the effort and belief committed by those implementing and participating in that training. For those who do not give the program full attention and effort, even the greatest training program ever written just becomes a collection of numbers and words. For this reason, among many others, strength coaching is so much…

How to Determine Age-Appropriate Training for High School Athletes

One of the hardest concepts to get across to youth athletes is the importance of age-appropriate training methods. If it isn’t advanced, complex, or professional-grade, it probably isn’t going to satisfy many initially. But, with a steady dose of patience and education, combined with a consistent message based on long-term development, eventually most athletes will jump on board…