Blending research and practical experience, researcher and coach Daniel Kadlec has put together some great thoughts on the puzzle of speed and movement development for team sport athletes in this week’s Friday Five.
Curious to know what factors make up a great basketball strength and conditioning program? Matt Johnson, the strength and conditioning coach for the Chicago Bulls, answers all the key questions regarding strength and conditioning with elite basketball athletes in this week’s Friday Five.
Are you a high school throws coach or performance specialist interested in explosive training and coordination for large athletes? This week’s Friday Five is with Jim Aikens, the legendary throws coach from the state of Illinois with three decades of experience. Coach Aikens shares what he does with his throwers and explains how to take the high school athlete to the next level.
Want to know how to add sport science concepts to a high school strength and conditioning program? In this week’s Friday Five, Doug Gle, the strength and conditioning coach for Traverse City Area Public Schools, shares how he uses both technology and the art of coaching with his athletes.
Building a championship track and field program takes a unique blend of knowledge, skills, and abilities. Find out how Jim Vahrenkamp has achieved a high level of success as the director of track and field at Queen’s University in this week’s Friday Five.
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.