Coach Inspiration

Developing an Internship Curriculum for the Strength Coach

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I took over the internship curriculum at the NSCA about two years ago. Since then I’ve been searching for the best information on how exactly the curriculum should be run. At the NSCA we have a very unique situation because we have many members on staff with specialized areas of interest that you don’t often[…]

Make-A-Wish!

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Hello, all! Just wanted to let you know that the EliteFTS yearly Make-A-Wish Holiday e-book it out! This e-book is a great training resource and benefits the Make-A-Wish foundation. Aside from Santa being real or flying reindeer, what more could you ask for this holiday season? Did I mention that I made it into the e-book?[…]

A Response to “Olympic Lifting: Why Do We Suck?”

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This article is in response to J.L. Holdsworth’s article Olympic Lifting: Why Do We Suck? First off, I want to say that I probably shouldn’t even waste my time writing this response. There has already been a plethora of comments in response to this on EliteFTS.com. Many of them I agreed with in full, others[…]

A Weightlifter Consumes a Strength Coach

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What is this sport that I love so much? It’s a circle of obsession, frustration, success, and injury. That is what Weightlifting is to me. What is it to you? You might be wondering just what the hell the title means. As a strength coach, I sometimes find it hard to separate my own training in[…]

One Coach to Another

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I’ve just read an article that I want to bring to light. It’s a great article by Jay Ashman of Invictus Strength & Conditioning titled “What is a coach“. Once you read it, the rest of this article will make sense. Jay’s approach to training athletes is simple, to the point, and it works! You[…]

Moving Ahead

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I’ve been thinking lately if I have done enough to set myself apart from other strength coaches my age. We are all in the same boat; looking for jobs, broke, just finishing school, etc. So what can, and should, be done to move ahead in this profession and land that dream job? I’m certainly not[…]