Category Archives: Results & Expectations

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

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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

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How Team Leaders Affect Strength & Conditioning Programs

I had an excellent conversation this week with a mentor of mine who is the head strength & conditioning coach in the NBA.  One of the things that we talked about was how the attitude of team leaders impacts the … Continue reading

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Slow Cook Process

One of my favorite descriptions that I’ve heard of what a strength & conditioning program should be is that it should be a “slow cook process.”  In other words, an athlete is not going to make all the progress they can potentially make … Continue reading

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Strength & Conditioning Coaches Are Not Magicians

Today I just wanted to talk a little bit about an oft-misunderstood concept that we often have to deal with as strength & conditioning coaches.  Obviously the coaches we work with want their athletes to be faster, be able to jump … Continue reading

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Conjugated Periodization For Collegiate Strength & Conditioning Programs

By: Eddy Schumacher, Volunteer Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach, Dixie State College of Utah. There are many approaches to strength coaching, but all have the same key goals – prepare the athletes for the physical rigors of competition.  This includes … 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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