Author Archives: coachbrough

2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,200 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Warm Ups For Our Athletes & Getting Them To Buy In

Recently I was at a conference for strength & conditioning coaches.  During a hands on portion of the conference, different coaches were sharing ideas of what they like to do for warm ups for their basketball teams before practices and/or … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership & Motivation, Programming, Relationships, Results & Expectations | 1 Comment

Core Training for Athletes

I think it’s safe to say that we all recognize the importance of developing the core of our athletes.  A powerful and athletic core can play a huge part in the performance of our athletes, and in injury prevention.  However, … Continue reading

Posted in Professional Development, Programming | Leave a comment

The ACL – Part 2

Today I’d like to continue discussing last month’s subject, the ACL.  At the end of the last post, I said that I would discuss some specific methods to decrease the likelihood of knee injuries.  To be honest, if I were … Continue reading

Posted in Programming | 1 Comment

The ACL – Part 1

One of the most common serious injuries that athletes experience are injuries to their ACL.  With that being the case, one of the most important responsibilities that we have as strength & conditioning professionals is to help our athletes be … Continue reading

Posted in Programming | Leave a comment

Catching Up

Well it has been quite awhile since I posted on here!  I plan on getting back to consistently posting again.  Quite a few things in my life have changed since I last posted and I am now back in Utah … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership & Motivation, Professional Development, Programming, Relationships | Leave a comment

Enjoy The Process of Working Towards Success

With it being the beginning of a new school year, I wanted to share something I’ve been thinking about that I thought might be a good reminder for all of us. Athletics are obviously results based, with winning being the … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership & Motivation, Relationships, Results & Expectations | 1 Comment