Where does strength come from

Where does strength come from

I believe many people do not understand where strength comes from.  Many believe it is just physical. The amount of weight you can lift? In my opinion strength comes from a different place.  That place resides in each one of us and that is within. If we can learn to...

What are you training for?

Do you have a plan in place when you train? Do you just go through the motions and not know why you do it? These are questions you need to ask yourself if you are serious about training and your outcome. https://youtu.be/Ojufh-kxpEQ

In season training “Just Do it”

For some reason with all the advances made in the strength and conditioning field the one that has the hardest time catching on for high school athletes their parents and coaches is in-season training. I know everyone talks about not having time since most sports take...

Sleep and it’s effect for athletes on learning

Most athlete neglect the importance of sleep when it comes to learning. Far too often I see athletes on their phone till midnight, 1am with a practice time of 6 or 7am. Here is a short video of why sleep is so important to help with learning not only mentally but...

Are you striving to be average?

Are you striving to be average?

Far too often in life we never strive to be better than average. We are content on just being average. We don't push ourselves to improve our performance by going out and doing things that others are not doing. Listen to this short video so you can hear why average...

Do you train for Agility?

Do you train for Agility?

Agility is the ability to rapidly change directions without the loss of speed, balance, or body control. As with other fitness components, agility is specific to a particular movement pattern. One problem with agility training is that an athlete can learn to...

Getting mind and body to react quicker 

Getting mind and body to react quicker  As a coach who is always looking to give my athletes the best training, i am always looking for ways to combine the mind and body as one.  Too many people seperate the two when it comes to there training.  For me, I do...

Single Leg vs Double Leg Squats

Is there a difference when training single vs double leg squats?  There certainly is.  Single leg requires so much in the way of balance, stability and muscle control.  Watch this short video to see how you can add in single leg exercises to help enhance your...

Where your pain is, it ain’t.

We all know that know that the body is all connected so when one part breaks down or becomes painful it does not mean that the problem is at the pain site.  It might be caused by something else.  Many times if it is at a joint it could be caused by the joint above or...

What are the most important muscles to workout?

       The single most important body part to work that the majority of coaches, athletes, and parents neglect in their workout.  THis body part is so important that if you neglect to work it you could be putting your body at risk for permanent problems. The area I am...

Do you Suffer from Low Back Pain?

Have you suffered with low back pain at any point in your life? This is one of the most common injuries in the U.S. with 8 out 10 people will experience some type of pain throughout their life.  Of the ones that get it treated and feel better 60-80% will have a...

WHY ARE WE DESTROYING OUR YOUTH?

WHY ARE WE DESTROYING OUR YOUTH?

Did we ever think how we as parents and coaches are destroying our kids?   I know we probably did not think we are doing it but we are.  We probably think we are doing right and that we are helping them improve and earn a scholarship to the college of their choice....

Watch what you read and post on Social Media

Watch what you read and post on Social Media

We are in a time where anyone can post just about anything on social media or any website.   The scary facts about this is that while some of the information is correct much of it is just garbage.  YOU have to do your homework to weed out the garbage from the facts....

FREE PLAY VS TRAINING

FREE PLAY VS TRAINING

As I watch more and more athlete train and practice on teams at a younger age.   I wondered what happened to just going outside and running around.  It seems to me like "Free Play" is gone and all we are left with is structured activities.  Watch the short video on...

Check Your Ego at the Door

Check Your Ego at the Door

One of the things that stops coaches and athletes from reaching the level of success that they have inside them is their EGO.   They are not willing to seek help or advice from others because they think they know it all.  Watch this short video on why you need to...

Training the Female Athlete

Training the Female Athlete

There are many things you need to look for when training a female athlete.  Watch this short video on what is needed and how we can help mitigate the injuries that occur with female athletes compared to male athletes.   https://youtu.be/XwiRAW27JSk