Curious about the typical challenges of youth strength and conditioning? This week’s Friday Five is with Craig Cheek, the strength and conditioning coach for Badin High School. Coach Cheek shares the realities and expectations for a coach moving from the college ranks to the high school population.
Want to know how APEC, one of the most successful performance facilities in the U.S., develops talent? In this week’s Friday Five with Bobby Stroupe, the strength and conditioning coach for some of the best athletes in Texas, we outline the details that make APEC special. Coach Stroupe reviews long-term athletic development and what it takes to make the best faster and more explosive.
Interested in the typical student-athlete environment of a high school strength and conditioning setting? This week’s Friday Five with Mark Hoover, the strength and conditioning coach for York Comprehensive High School, covers the fundamentals and common challenges that face the modern youth strength coach.
This week’s Freelap Friday Five covers everything from strength training to speed programming for developing young soccer players. In addition to the S&C factors, Coach Mike Whiteman discusses the need to make sure young athletes are well-rounded, properly rested, and fully educated in the reasoning behind the training methods they undertake.
How did a lack of transfer from physical preparation means lead Shawn Myszka on a journey to sport movement coaching? What really transfers from our work with athletes to on-field success? Find out in this week’s Friday Five.
Want to discover basic, but powerful, progressions for athletes seeking strength and power development in the weight room? Check out this week’s Friday Five with John Cissik, director of Human Performance Services.
Want to know how the workings of the 1×20 strength system are broken down practically and implemented in a university setting? Check out this week’s Friday Five with UW-Whitewater strength coach, Ryan Bracius.
Want to know what’s really important on the topic of vision and athletic performance? Check out this week’s interview with optometrist and Sports Vision trainer, Dr. Brandon Walley.
Want to learn the nuts and bolts of developing ‘game speed’? Read this latest Friday Five interview with speed expert Lee Taft.
Want to get a modern, science-driven explanation of key components of sprinting? Lance Brooks of Southern Methodist breaks down sprinting science in a straightforward manner in this week’s Friday Five.