Posts in "speed training"

Bottoms-Up Squat Patterning Is the Jam

I was livid. Not long ago I had a female client come in for an initial assessment and she divulged to me the previous coach she had worked with, in not so many words, inferred she was “dysfunctional” and that she’d likely never be able to perform a decent squat. What kind of BS is… Read more

What Sport Specific Really Means

Soooo, I’m a dad now. Lisa was a CHAMP all throughout, and I’m confident we’ll be heading home today from the hospital. As a heads up, you can expect just as many pics of my kid as my cat…;o) I’m still a little busy, so please enjoy today’s guest post from strength coach Erica Suter…. Read more

Getting My Athleticism Back

The saying “if you don’t use it, you lose it” can be applied to many facets of life. Vacation time for some people applies here. Within some companies here in the U.S, if you don’t use your vacation time, you lose it. Which is BS. And, of course, I could easily toss in an obligatory… Read more

When Going Backwards Is a Good Thing: The Up Two, Back One Drill

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of one of my most favorite people in the world, Jen Sinkler. She, along with strength & conditioning coaches Angie Brambley-Moyer and Tim Moyer are releasing their new strength, speed, & agility training product Lightning & Thunder. I’ve just started playing with the program myself (my wife and I went… Read more

Using External Cueing To Improve Linear Acceleration

“I’m not fast, but I like to pretend I am on the internet.” Me Okay, I’m kinda fast. Well, I mean, as far as 39 year olds who are roughly 15 years removed from playing any competitive sports are concerned, I’m lightening quick. Besides, baldness increases aerodynamics right? Truth be told: as a strength and… Read more

Strength Expert Secrets Video Series

Earlier this year I was given an opportunity to sit down with Norwegian strength coach, Eirik Sandvik, and discuss some of my personal philosophies on program design, corrective exercise, and how to coach up some common lower body exercises as part of a larger project to be released down the road. That project now has… Read more

3 Exercises To Help You Squat Deeper. Without a Single Mobility Drill

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of fellow Cressey Sports Performance coach, Tony Bonvechio (AKA: the other Tony). He’s got some excellent pointers on squat technique and how you can go about improving squat depth without mention of a single mobility exercise. Enjoy!   I didn’t like hip-hop music until I met Tony Gentilcore. I’m more… Read more

How Lifters Can Unleash Athletic Power

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of strength coach and writer Eric Bach. Eric’s a coach I respect a lot and someone who’s consistently pumping out quality content. His new resource, The Four Week Power Primer, is on sale starting TODAY. Photo Credit: E. Zouboulis How Lifters Can Unleash Athletic Power What You’ll Learn – Raw… Read more