Posts Tagged with "youth athletes"
Program Design Tip: Simple Before Sexy
I often joke that when other coaches and fitness professionals come shadow or observe me for a day that they leave underwhelmed by what they see. “Huh, Tony’s not really doing anything innovative or exciting with his athletes and clients. I mean, sure, it’s interesting he refuses to wear pants, but all in all…he’s pretty… Read more
What Makes an Athlete Fast?
Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Syracuse, NY based strength and conditioning coach Ricky Kompf. Ricky’s a good friend, works with a ton of youth athletes, and he knows his stuff. What I like about his message is that he always stresses the basics first. No fluff, no smoke and mirrors, no speed camps, and… Read more
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