The Dynamic Strength Index, a measurement that compares maximal force with ballistic force, is one of the most underrated metrics in strength and conditioning. It’s a straightforward measurement that forces coaches to ask how well their athletes apply their strength in the weight room to faster sporting action.
Video analysis is an essential resource in sport performance settings, enabling athletes and coaches to look at moments that occur in training and competition and use them to make better decisions in the future. Thousands of sport teams and individuals around the world count on Nacsport video analysis solutions.
Navigating a marketing-driven industry such as supplementation and nutrition can be a tough task for athletes and coaches. Rick Brunner shares tips on physiology, protein, and when (and when not) to use supplements in the workout-window.
Nothing scares coaches and athletes more than Achilles injuries. They are difficult to manage, and traumatic injuries ruin many careers. Here’s a list of variables for coaches to consider when problem-solving Achilles tendon injuries.
Once you are aware of it and understand it, the psychology of sport is more than a simple cliché. You can use it to empower and support athletes who have the ambition and dedication to pursue excellence.
A coach should continually reflect, adapt, and innovate to develop both as a professional and as an individual. Critical reflection on events will improve a coach’s decisions and training processes. This article offers various reflective tools that coaches can easily use in their daily practice.
Good testing helps coaches ensure their athletes are on the right path. While many of the classic tests used in strength and conditioning are excellent options for most situations, some could be even more beneficial with better administration protocols.
What are some of the shortcomings of the strength and conditioning field, and how can coaches (and aspiring coaches) best prepare themselves for it, as well as serve athletes better in the process? Find out with former EliteFTS education director, Mark Watts.
A coach’s job doesn’t stop at the finish line; you should also help your athletes transition their hard work and talent into future success. These guidelines will enable high school coaches to give athletes, and their parents, some direction and assistance if they want to compete in college sports.
These top sports training gear picks don’t have cords and don’t measure data. If you are serious about getting the most out of your training and recovery in 2018, this article presents the best sports gear available and breaks down the reasons they’re on the list.