Here is a short video that I did about Push Ups. I see many variations of push ups when I start working with youth athletes. Here are some methods that have worked to help push ups look better and get the full benefit of the exercise.
I am trying to wake my blog up from a period of inactivity. Here is something I wrote 6 years ago and was still in the “draft” category. When I re-read it and think about what I think now- If I was training a team in the off-season, I still believe in this. We use […]
Here is a link to a recent podcast that I did with Wil Fleming and Coach Dos. It was really fun to talk training with these guys. Hope you enjoy! Performance Podcast with Wil Fleming and Coach Dos
Here is a short video of some hip hinging exercises and progressions that work for me. These have been great when working with kids in a large group setting.
A common email that I get is usually from a younger strength and conditioning coach who is interested in working in professional sports. “What was the path that you took that got you to where you are ?” First, I am truly honored and humbled that some folks are 1- interested in a similar career, […]
In my opinion, RPR works and it isn’t going anywhere. To me, it makes too much sense to do it especially when the results are so obvious to the athlete and the coach. I wrote about it previously here. I think hockey parents in general should sometimes take a deep breath and relax (myself included). […]
Over the past year, I’ve read some really good books. An author of books that I really enjoyed is Ryan Holiday. His books include The Obstacle is the Way, Ego is the Enemy, and The Daily Stoic (which I read on a daily basis). What Ryan writes about in those books is the philosophy of […]
I had the privilege of attending the Athletic Performance Summit Featuring the Legends of Strength and Conditioning back in May. It was a seminar that I heard about only a few weeks before. When I saw the lineup of speakers, I knew I had to attend. What really attracted me to this seminar was that […]
I recently attended the RPR Level 1 Coach Certification in Edina, MN. For more info on it, check out www.reflexiveperformance.com/about/ This is what I took away from it: Background- I had previously heard about Cal Dietz doing RPR with his athletes at the University of Minnesota and I was intrigued. I heard some vague descriptions […]
Just came across this interview with Coach Belichick with Suzy Welch. Lots of great info on leadership and passion for what you do. Take 20 minutes and watch this Bill Belichik on leadership, winning, and Tom Brady not being a ‘great natural athlete’