Power comes from the foundational elements of the posterior chain. Here’s a quick how-to from Pat Ivey, MSCC, on how to perform a proper power shrug.
The University of Louisville’s sports performance departments express their spirit of cooperation through their internal culture, and its athletes are reaping the rewards. At Louisville, a cultural work ethic isn’t something that just materialized; rather, it’s intentional.
In this article, you will find several suggestions and recommendations that the CSCCa encourages you to implement within your strength and conditioning program to protect the health and safety of your athletes, no matter what their sport, as this is your primary concern as a strength and conditioning coach.
Strength and conditioning (S&C) facilities have become centers of power at most major athletics programs, which not only help athletes reach their full potential, but also announce an athletic program’s commitment to success. Such facilities can play a key role in attracting potential recruits, whether they are athletes or new coaches.
Joey Batson, Director of Football Strength and Conditioning Coach at Clemson University, and Chris Doyle, Director of Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of Iowa, were elected to serve as members of the Board of Directors of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa).
Ethan Reeve is a huge believer in multi-sport athletes. The assistant director of athletics for sports performance at Wake Forest University points at PGA and World No. 2 golfer Jordan Spieth as as proof of concept.
The Kettlebell Clean And Press utilizes a variety of muscle groups, including erectors, glutes, abdominals, obliques, frontal deltoids, triceps and quadriceps. This lift activates and works an enormous section of the kinetic chain.
Healthy eating habits play a valuable role in the pursuit of excellent performance. Coaches are responsible for providing athletes with the support they require to be successful. A good coach provides the education, assessment, and support necessary to reshape nutritional habits. Performance nutrition education focuses on three primary goals: proper meal planning, balance and variety in food choices, and positive eating habits.
Ethan Reeve, Assistant Director of Athletics, Sports Performance, at Wake Forest University, was recently elected to serve as President of the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa) by the organization’s 14-member Board of Directors. Stacey Torman, Director of Strength & Conditioning for Olympic Sport at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, was elected as the organization’s Vice President.
It was recently announced that the U.S. Department of Labor has authorized an increase in the maximum annual salary level to $47,476 to go into effect December 1, 2016, under which over-time pay is required for salaried workers. We have had several coaches ask us how this will affect strength and conditioning coaches whose salaries fall under this level.