Tag Archives: Execution

Sport Coach Accountability

Success in sport is not bought, never a stroke of luck, and is seldom a flash in the pan. Teams that win, win consistently, benefiting from […]

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ACL Injury Prevention: Neuromuscular Reeducation

The first article in this series, Injury Mechanisms, focused on identifying neuromuscular imbalances present in non-contact anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears, one of the most common non-contact […]

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ACL Injury Prevention: Injury Mechanisms

Injury prevention in strength and conditioning is an interesting beast.  If an S&C coach does their job correctly, non-contact injuries are an afterthought in the athlete or […]

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Attacking Limiting Factors: Footwork

Footwork is a fundamental component to performance.  A misstep on the field could be as costly as a poorly executed approach on the court.  Every sport, from […]

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Plyometric Training: Preparation

The Power Athlete Plyometric Series has been steadily progressing and building a solid foundation for plyometric program implementation.  We have focused on reverse engineering a jump from the […]

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Injury Prone Athlete?

I want to start this off by sharing a quote from an athlete I once worked with. “I’d never had an injury before I got here. […]

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Plyometric Training: Assessment

Plyometric training is frequently met with strong opposition, especially within high school and CrossFit communities.  Many of these opponents strongly believe that high impact loading of the […]

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Pre-Practice Warm Up Protocol

The pre practice warm up has been a thorn in a sport coach’s side for a long time. Thought to be a loss of 15 minutes each […]

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Pre-Practice Warm Up Opportunities

Over the years, we at Power Athlete have had an amazing opportunity to help sport and strength coaches improve their craft.  Natural born educators, we help them make […]

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How to Approach a Sport Coach About S&C- Part 2

In the first installment of How to Approach a Sport Coach, we explored the dynamic relationship between the sport coach and the strength coach. As with most […]

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How to Approach a Sport Coach about S&C- Part 1

“Tex, I am meeting with a high school football coach about training the coaches and possibly the football athletes. Do you have any suggestions on how […]

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Standards Worth Having

Standards. We all have them; whether you’re determining clean clothes from dirty, a productive workday from a wasteful one, or scoping out a potential stud/studette. In […]

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Power Pulls for Performance

Go to any online forum and note the numerous argument threads and bitchfests surrounding the power clean debate…

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5 Fallacies of High School Football Off-Season Strength and Conditioning- PART 2

Part 1-Part 2-Part 3 The Off-Season for a football player is such an opportune time to focus on development. Reviewing where one fell short of expectations […]

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5 Fallacies of High School Football Off-Season Strength and Conditioning- PART 1

Part 1-Part 2-Part 3 As December rolls in, so does the end of high school football season. Some teams continue with playoff runs, hoping to make […]

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STRENGTH IN EXECUTION

About six months ago, John wrote a post about the success of a program hinging on its application. In it, he brings up the importance of following […]

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