Improving Throwing Velocity – Part II, the exercises

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About 6 years ago I was in Florida with some friends on the beach.  Much to the excited of us (guys in their early 20’s), we were standing next to one of those punching bag machines.  Yes I said...
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Should Your Be Doing The Olympic Lifts?

Posted in: | on September 26, 2012 at 10:56 am, by | Comments are off for this post
My recent viewings of the Crossfit games (yup I said it) on TV was a blow to my self-confidence.  After watching the clean ladder I was embarrased by my performance in the clean.  Feel me?  Sure I’m down in...
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If you’re a coach you MUST read this.

Posted in: | on November 30, 2010 at 9:21 am, by | No comments
I just got done a brief training consultation with the Falmouth Boys Hockey Coach Adam Nicholas.  Adam has invited me in to help set-up and organize his off-ice training sessions.   One of the most important questions that I like...
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Random thoughts on a Friday…Bigger, Stronger, Faster

Posted in: | on October 1, 2010 at 8:53 am, by | No comments
I just got done doing some interval bike training on one of my off days from lifting. During that time I was able to reflect on a few things with regards to training and training athletes: 1) When an...
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Do you want a better lacrosse shot?

Posted in: | on September 29, 2010 at 9:31 am, by | No comments
I have worked with multiple lacrosse players during the last few years. A few of them have been very good high school players and currently a couple are doing very well at the collegiate level. One of the often...
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Hard Work – Trapbar – 455 x 10

Posted in: | on September 24, 2010 at 7:14 am, by | No comments
So a few weeks ago I posted a comment about one of my athletes doing 365 x 25.  Well a week later I saw more greatness as he pulled off 405 for I think 15, and then a week...
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Training helps you throw harder? Part 1

Posted in: | on September 20, 2010 at 8:28 am, by | No comments
During an exciting weekend of staining the deck and grocery shopping I was able to find some time to do a little light reading.  As depressed as I was from realizing that my life is slowly becoming more and...
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4 of the Best Speed Drills -Get Faster!

Posted in: | on September 11, 2010 at 6:53 am, by | No comments
As a coach or parent of an athlete you’re often faced with limited time, limited space, and limited resources.  You may have 15-20+ athletes, a space of about 400SF, and no equipment.  Being faced with that type of situation,...
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New Research Article: “Strength Training in Endurance Runners”

Posted in: | on September 3, 2010 at 6:06 am, by | No comments
That was the title of a recent research article that I read. According to the International Journal of Sports Medicine, there was a recent study (looking at recreational runners) conducted by Taipale et al, which looked at 3 different...
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Conditioning Part II

Posted in: | on March 12, 2010 at 6:29 am, by | No comments
In part 1 I talked about some of the basic guidelines and parameters behind conditioning.  In part 2 we will get a little bit more in-depth and fine tune some of the guidelines that I talked about in part...
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