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Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2016’

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Clarity and Distractions

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Clarity about what matters provides clarity about what does not. -Cal Newport, Deep Work What is clarity, and why is the pursuit of clarity important? In a world full of distraction, noise, bright lights and shiny things, when can you have clarity for your thoughts or your actions? The second definition of clarity, reading the “quality of being easy to […]

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Foundational Coaching: Installment 2 – Medicine Ball Drills

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In this series, I’m going to go over some of the basics with respect to how I progress medicine ball drills and how our youth athletes can best represent the idea of improving movement qualities of power and speed. Many times our youth athletes will come in one of three ways: very coordinated, somewhat coordinated, and very uncoordinated. This plays […]

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My Favorite Exercise Combinations: Installment 17 – Hands, Wrists, Forearms – Oh My!

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I’m continuously fascinated by how much one part of the body that seems so far away from another can affect another body part. In this case, I’m super interested in how a lack of flexibility can affect your hands and wrists! Interestingly, the most I can point to is the concept of relative stiffness from Sahrmann, and regional interdependence in […]

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Perspectives of a Dancer Turned Strength Coach

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Dancing has painted the way I view many things in life. To the way I longingly look at any shiny floor in any part of the world (there were some dope places in London that I wanted to dance at… but security stopped me from doing so), to the way I choose the songs I casually listen to, to the […]

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