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How to Evaluate Sprinting

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When coaches evaluate sprinting mechanics, what should they look for? Here is a simple template to use when working with multi-directional sport athletes during sprinting. When working with sprinters in…

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Primal Methods of Sports Speed Movements

Over the past few years, there has been a big push on "Primal" emphasis. Primal movement, Primal Foods, Primal Patterns, etc.... As I was thinking about, this Primal emphasis it…

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Segmental Training for the Lateral Shuffle

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Lateral Shuffle Drills The exercises below are great for building lateral shuffle motor programming. 1. Resisted Step Outs- Band on lower leg (leg furthest from attachment) - aggressively step out…

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Linear Acceleration Progression

Today’s blog is a little different. I simply want to share an example of how I would segment and progress an acceleration program. Acceleration Program Outline The chart below outlines…

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Single-Leg Strength Training

I am often asked what kind of strength training I use with my athletes. My answer is always "What they need". I don't follow a particular training program like BFS…

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Lateral Gait System

I have written many articles based on my “naturalist” approach when it comes to athletic speed or multi-directional speed. I am a firm believer in the concept of learning from…

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Teaching Olympic Lifting to Young Athletes

Why I like to teach Olympic Lifting to Youngsters? The reason I love teaching Olympic lifting to kids, keep in mind this is taught with sticks/pvc pipe/training bars.... 1. Olympic lifting is…

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