Have Your Large Group Clients Write the Workout

Have Your Large Group Clients Write the Workout

The quickest way to get out of training is to look at it mechanically.

Coaching is emotional. If you deny that, you miss out on the most motivating things that happen.

I like to look at coaching as a form of teaching. How can I teach this person something new? What do they need to learn today?

I love accidentally stumbling into good training methods. This month I tell you about my most recent happy accident: a group training method that cuts my work down AND engages my clients.

Build autonomy. Teach them to take control of their lives. Show them that they CAN, in fact, write a workout.

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Baseball Shoulder Care

Baseball Shoulder Care

Pitching is so strenuous on shoulders. As strength and conditioning coaches, our exercise selection needs to be dialed in if we’re going to help these athletes recover from their grueling play schedule.

Here are two common ways to help stabilize the pitcher’s shoulder.

(And the dirty little secret is that it works for everyone else who needs it, too!)

To read more about PNF, pick up “PNF in Practice” by Adler, Beckers, & Buck.

My fellow IFASTU coach Lance and I noticed that the Thrower’s Ten list of exercises for shoulder health were lacking some key pieces, so we put together the NEW Thrower’s Ten (free to download).

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Mistakes I've Made: Not Knowing How to Learn

Mistakes I’ve Made: Not Knowing How to Learn

In this post, I talk about how I failed to get the most out of my first 3 years at IFAST, because I didn’t have a concrete learning strategy.

To help you get the most out of IFAST University, I’ll walk you through two simple steps that will greatly enhance your retention. I’ll also give you a list of helpful resources to help you learn how to learn better.

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