Speed Certification Q & A

Here are the top 10 questions we are getting asked about the Certified Speed & Agility Coach course. I thought it would be best to have a page to refer everyone to….. Question #1 Q: Is this certification recognized by [...]

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Human Movement

The advancements we have made pail in comparison to the initial human movement engineering. Often, as strength coaches, we get the “new shiny object” syndrome. We read about the latest gadget that increased our vertical an inch or two, [...]

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Early Specialization

Thinking early specialization is the answer and forcing young kids to work to extremes is like seeing someone win the lottery and expecting to do the same. Some people just get lucky and dodged a bullet. There has to [...]

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Sprinting

Sprinting is a Skill Sprinting is one of those skills that are taken for granted. Most of the time we just say “Go run a few sprints” without knowing the outcome of the sprint work. Here are my views [...]

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Bend Your Knees

One of the most common phrases said in athletics in Bend Your Knees. It is an important phrase with good reason. When an athlete bends her knees correctly she is in a better position to move quicker in any [...]

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Three Simple Speed Cutting Techniques

Below I have listed three of several speed cutting techniques athletes must become proficient at in order to improve performance and reduce injury potential. Closer Look at Cutting Cutting is an example of a natural repositioning movement which allows [...]

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Mobilize the Ankles For Power

It goes without saying, if an athlete is in a better “athletic stance”, then she can generate more power. But, what does it take to get into a better athletic stance? Mobility for Ankle Power A part of an [...]

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The Purpose of Backwards

How many times have you taught a skill and then evaluated your own coaching? Maybe you evaluated your coaching based off the performances of the athletes. The athletes may have struggled and you couldn’t figure out why. I do [...]

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