Coaching the Olympic Lifts

Today our new strength and conditioning interns at TCU got their first taste of the olympic lifts.  They learned the progressions to the lifts, coaching cues, and how to perform the lifts themselves.  Over the next several weeks they will work on perfecting their technique with each lift and its variations as well as learn how to coach and correct errors in the lifts.  This …

What you don’t know about the pushup!!!

The pushup is quite easily one of the best exercises athletes can do.  Most will only associate pushups for the chest, and triceps.  But it’s a great exercise for the total body and even more so the upper back. Reaping the benefits of the pushup means focusing on correct technique first and foremost.   Quite possibly the best part of a correct pushup for …

Metroplex Strength and Cond. Clinic RECAP

I thought the 3rd Annual Metroplex S&C clinic went very well today.  The turnout was a little light but I do believe that the material presented was pretty good.  I’ve been to national conferences and felt their was less info learned at those than what could’ve been taken away from our little one day conference today.  Coach Ruf from Baylor had …