Tag Archives: Power Coach

Power Coach: Mindset

Power Athlete Radio didn’t become the premier podcast in strength and conditioning (ing-ing-ing…) because of @Luke’s imperious ownership of the airwaves, @John’s life experience, or my […]

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Power Coach: Learning

My coaching career began like many athletes trading in the cleats for the khakis. First and foremost, I wanted to stay connected to the game and […]

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Power Coach: Education

Strength and conditioning education is on the verge of a revolution. Sorry, the unpaid internships, long hours, and unexpected trial-by-fire situations are staying. Instead, the change […]

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Power Coach: Potential

No better quote describes the 4th Quarter of Super Bowl LI AND final play that decided the 2017 NCAA Football National Champion. Aspiring athletes everywhere should […]

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Power Coach: Concentration

With the NFL playoffs fast approaching, I notice a consistency among top performers. I don’t mean the Patriots or the Texans (playoff-bound in 4 of the […]

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Principles of Training: Science VS Practice

Power Athlete Radio has been on a tear, formally earning the once self-proclaimed crown of the Premiere Podcast in Strength & Conditioning. As we near 200 episodes, our […]

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How to Start a Summer Sports Camp

This year I have just started my forth year of running a Summer Sports Camp at CrossFit South Bend. As I look back at the challenges, there are couple things that I have […]

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Mission Impossible: Creating Connections with Female High School Athletes

The Problem Over the years I’ve worked with dozens of athletes who’ve walked through my door on their own looking to up their game. I learned […]

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Power Coach: Fear

Competition sees a multitude of emotions; contempt for an opponent, empathy towards teammates, and of course, the exhilaration of victory, but no emotion affects performance more […]

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Power Coach: Self-Esteem

You are NOT some corner cutting, “rah rah”, pom pom holding hype-man. You are a POWER COACH. A coach that knows maximizing their athletes’ peak performance is […]

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Power Coach: Conversations

The strength and conditioning industry is rife with bullshit, misapplication, and more coaches than jobs. Sunny disposition aside, the glass is half full, as opportunities for growth […]

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Observations of High School Strength Coach: Year 1

Observation is a powerful tool for a strength and conditioning coach to gain experience at any level or years in the game.  Personally, simple observations have […]

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Building the ‘Moment’ Into Training

“You just can’t blow opportunities like this. You’ve just got to take advantage of the great things when they come. It’s been a long road to […]

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Power Coach: Connection

Coaches are teachers, but in sweatpants instead of pantsuits.  Traditional teaching involves breaking down challenges such as math formulas or developing an individual’s ability to express […]

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Power Coach: Communication

Communication is essential for any coach who aims to truly empower their athletes.  Just as a coach must invest in their voice, they must also invest […]

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Power Coach: Experience

Strength and conditioning is an incredibly unique industry in that each individual measures experience in their own special way.  Coaching experience then becomes a difficult term to […]

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