Many coaches think of pacing in vague terms and have trouble defining it, placing it into that category of “I’ll know it when I see it.” All sports incorporate some level of pacing, so figuring out how to train it can give your athletes a distinct advantage. Coach Carl Valle gives an extensive overview of pacing and details five ways to develop it.
Author: Shawn Myszka
Shawn Myszka currently serves as a personal performance advisor and movement coach for more than a dozen NFL players each year, where he guides the performance of players to the limits of their potential. Through his frequent presentations at strength coach and sport conferences nationwide, Shawn has become a sought-after clinician and leader in the field of sport-specific power development, and on the transfer of training to sport performance and the development of mastery in the movement of athletes at all levels of qualification.
Are you relegating nutrition talks to soundbites because of lack of time? When it comes teaching nutrition, full-time consistency beats part-time intensity. Coach Missy Mitchell-McBeth shares her athlete nutrition education program to help time-crunched coaches. It’s detailed, simple, and on-point.
While Coach Justin Ochoa enjoys the NFL Combine, he believes some of its drills can use an update to more accurately assess an athlete’s skill set. Here are the changes he proposes for the “Big 6” drills for a hypothetical NFL Combine 2.0.