Posts in "youth sports training"

What Youth Athletes Need To Get Better

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of strength coach Erica Suter. She discusses a topic that sometimes makes me want to throw my face into an ax: youth athletes and how they should train. FYI: I agree with everything she says in this post. It’s excellent. Full Disclosure: I’m an 80’s baby who suffers from childhood… Read more

The One Thing Young Athletes Are Lacking

Spoiler Alert: the answer is . . . Resiliency. Not lack of coaching, availability of fitness equipment, or the support of overzealous parents who feel their little Jimmy or Tiffany could be the next Mike Trout or Heather O’Reilly. Continue reading my latest article on STACK…..

The D’Angelo of Strength and Conditioning?

I’m not bashful when it comes to admitting my weaknesses as a coach. I did it before when I wrote a post not long ago explaining why I don’t include the Olympic lifts into my programs, and I’ll do it again today. Ready? Speed and explosive training is not my strong suit. Photo Credit: Denis Ng… Read more

Why You Shouldn’t Specialize In One Sport Too Soon

Before I get to the meat and potatoes of today’s post I first wanted to thank everyone one who came out to CrossFit 714 in Anaheim, CA for mine and Dean’s workshop. We had 30 trainers and coaches from all over the Western portion of the country attend (even from Utah and Hawaii) and I… Read more