Category Archives: Professional Development

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

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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

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Gaining Respect for Strength & Conditioning Coaches as Professionals

We as strength & conditioning coaches play vital roles in the development and well-being of our athletes.  Being effective professionals for the benefit of the athletes we work with should be our number one priority.  This requires constant personal development … Continue reading

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Michigan State University Strength & Conditioning Clinic

I had the great opportunity this past weekend to attend the annual Michigan State University Strength & Conditioning Clinic.  The MSU Strength & Conditioning Staff put together a heck of a clinic and it was an excellent experience.  The clinic … Continue reading

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Favorite Websites, Resources

http://www.strengthperformance.com/ – Strength Performance Network – social network for strength & conditioning coaches.  http://www.elitefts.com/ – Elite Fitness Systems – powerlifting website with many great articles, many written by strength & conditioning professionals. http://www.nsca-lift.org – The National Strength & Conditioning Association – Largest … Continue reading

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Coaching Staffs

Today I just wanted to share some thoughts on something that I believe helps make a good and successful coaching staff, and this goes for coaching staffs of any kind, not just strength & conditioning coaches.  Obviously the ability of the … Continue reading

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Internships From An Intern’s Perspective

This blog entry comes from Eddy Schumacher, one of our intern assistants here at Dixie State.  He has a very unique perspective having already earned a master’s in strength & conditioning to go along with his time as an intern … Continue reading

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