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 Basketball Players Lift Weights

Posted in: | on September 28, 2012 at 10:25 am, by | No comments
There’s there awful rumor going around that basketball players don’t need to lift weights.  Even worse, they think that lifting weights will make them big and bulky and destroy their Ray-Allen-esque jumpshot. Boo hoo. Believe it or not I’ve...
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Work on your CORE

Posted in: | on January 3, 2011 at 7:08 am, by | No comments
There is lots of debate about the core.  As a matter a fact, I hate the buzz word “core,” and often wish people would remember the concept of the “core.”  The core is designed to be a transmitter of...
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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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P90x, the best plyometric drills, and what really happens…

Posted in: | on October 6, 2010 at 5:31 am, by | No comments
One of the most frequent questions I answer, or movements that I get asked about are plyo’s:  what plyometrics actually are and how they are actually intended to be used.  I’m not going to knock P90x, because well, I’ve never...
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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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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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Efficiency Part 2 – The use with 3 plyometric drills

Posted in: | on September 7, 2010 at 5:02 am, by | No comments
If you haven’t read/listened to part 1 about efficiency yet, please do so before listening to part 2.  In this clip I talk about the usage of 3 different drills, and depending on your goals, how they’re used.  Remember...
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Efficiency in Athletics

Posted in: | on August 31, 2010 at 5:23 am, by | No comments
Athletes who have the opportunity with me will often hear me say the word “efficiency.” I’m sure by about the 4th or 5th time I say it they start to block me out like I’m a parent talking about...
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