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?

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

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

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

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

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

Why you should change your workout routine up

Changing your workout routine is a must when preparing for athletics.  Far too often we do the same thing over and over and eventually the body gets use to the demands placed on it.  The body stops adapting and plateaus.  I hear this often from athletes, sports...

Travel the Road Less Traveled

In life many take the “road” that is easiest.  The “road” traveled less is usually difficult and filled with pitfalls.  No where is it written that life should be an easy path.  It does take a special and determined individual to choose that barely worn path.  ...

Conditioning verse Speed Training

This is one of the most confused terms when it comes to working out.  I hear sport coaches, parents, athletes and even many trainers call any type of running “speed training”.  Speed training and conditioning are 2 totally different things so you have to ask yourself...

How to Manage Pain and Discomfort

For many of us nagging injuries become a part of life. We experience low back pain, foot pain, neck tightness etc… I could go on and on.  It seems that more of us deal with pain.  The question I have for you is why?  Why do you deal with and tolerate pain.  I...

How to become a beast on the field

Do these 3 things to become a best on the field   Stop being SOFT!!!!  This is a simple yet complex statement.  We need to first break down what I think soft is.  Softness is: ~Whining ~Complaining ~Not putting 100% effort into everything you do ~Making excuses...

Setting Goals

Everyone who wants to accomplish something greats needs to set goals.  Goals are an essential part of becoming great.  If you do not set goals for yourself you are almost  certain to never reach them.  You need to have the goals written so that you are able to make...

Take your Vertical Jump to the Next Level

When it comes to basketball this is what everyone seems to want to improve upon the most.  The vertical jump.  So if we want to help our athletes improve their vertical jump what should we focus on with them to help them achieve it?  First work on improving their...