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POSTERIOR PELVIC TILT

Foundational Coaching: Installment 5 – Discovering the Posterior Pelvic Tilt

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When coaching many athletes and clients throughout the years, various off-seasons, in-seasons, along with various injuries and movement capacities (that is, whether or not someone understands how to move when given a simple cue) I have come to appreciate that not everyone understands what may be going when it comes to their own bodies. Intellectually, they might understand how to […]

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BREATHING YOUTUBE

Foundational Coaching: Installment 4 – Breathing for Performance

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One item that I find myself coaching over and over involves the concept of breathing, along with how to approach it for various exercises. Whether or not this biases me as “the breathing guy” at my facility doesn’t matter to me – if I can use and manipulate my breathing to do the task at hand, I’ll do it. Essentially […]

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ARCH

Foundational Coaching: Installment 3 – Developing an Arch

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Focusing internally as to what is occurring with the feet, ankles, and arches of the feet is something that is vastly underrated. If you are aiming for stability in your squat, deadlift, and any variation of single leg movements, your ability to control your arch on an subconscious and conscious level is of the utmost importance. Of the items that […]

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CP MBs

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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BIRD DOG

Foundational Coaching: Installment 1 – The Bird Dog

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In this series I will be going over some basic exercise technique, along with introducing different cues to help the following individuals become a little more successful throughout their exercise routine. The first in this series has one of my online coaching clients demonstrating a bird dog. Now, I’m not sure why it’s called a bird dog, but it doesn’t […]

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