Tag Archives: Field Sports

SPP: The Secret Sauce

Heavy footballs, “banded” sprints, basketball with ankle weights. While all this could easily be mistaken as sport specific training, in reality this is simply simulation of […]

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How to Build Team Camaraderie

NFL season is back! The first week brought some amazing displays of athleticism, come-from-behind victories, and a Houston triumph over Chicago (taste it, @Luke). Despite that, […]

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Power Athlete’s Speed Program

Speed is the most coveted performance trait and for good reason. If you are fast enough you can overcome limitations in size, strength, and power limitations. Speed […]

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How to watch the 2015 Rugby World Cup, the Greatest Sport on Earth

In case you have been living under a rock for the last three weeks, I am here to let you know you have been missing out […]

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Power Athlete Concussion Protection Training

Concussions are a serious immediate and long term concern for every athlete participating in field sports from football to lacrosse, and even in sports that don’t condone contact […]

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Athlete Accountability

While accountability is the key to success in any business, this is especially true with athletics.  In Sport Coach Accountability, we introduced the 3 Pillars of […]

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PA Radio – Episode 104: Dr. Tim Hewett

  Forget what you know about ACL injuries. This week, Power Athlete Radio is bringing you one the best and most informative episodes to date.  The […]

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Power Approach to Lacrosse Training

This week marks the kick-off of the 2015 college lacrosse season across the country, including my boys in blue.  As America’s true pastime, lacrosse is one of […]

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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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Failure to Specialize

Not long ago I was on an international flight sitting next to an Australian woman who began to tell me about her 12 year old daughter.  […]

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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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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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Attacking Limiting Factors: Hips

We at Power Athlete toss the term ‘limiting factor’ around a lot; especially in articles regarding mobility, warm ups, and especially, performance.  A limiting factor is something […]

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Power Approach to Soccer Training

The skill and athleticism necessary to compete amongst the best soccer players in the world has been front and center during this year’s World Cup. 32 […]

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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 Ankle

Standard anatomical textbook approach to our body’s joints is to identify the action; flexion, extension and rotation; and the muscle groups that control these actions.  Following […]

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Lactic Acid and Training- Part 1

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 When we attempt to begin to understand lactic acid, most think of the burning in our legs during a 20 […]

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IS DORSIFLEXION YOUR ACHILLES HEEL?

As a field sport athlete, injuries are almost inevitable. I was fortunate to make it to college injury free, but two weeks before the first lacrosse […]

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