Hey everyone, sorry for the lack of updates this week. I’ve been working these all-day football camps put on by the MSU football team and they have just left me ragged afterwards. Since I have been getting a pretty good workout at these camps I decided to take the week off from weightlifting (since I’m […]Read more "Lack of Updates This Week"
Diet- Today was very similar to yesterday, I had a big breakfast and my normal shakes for working out. Later tonight I will be going to my cottage where I will probably enjoy a meal that will most likely be more fattening than I would like, but hey it’s at a cottage. Runs- I did not go […]Read more "Day Five"
Diet- Had a real big breakfast today, two servings of oatmeal, a bowl of whole wheat cereal, a breakfast shake, and two granola bars, it was quite good. Had my normal shakes for working out and did not eat dinner since I’m going to bed once I finish this post. Morning run- Was nice and […]Read more "Day Four"
Personal training About me Personal cutting/strength plan Week One of new planRead more "Places to check out on my blog"
I’m still trying to figure out the best way to organize my blog. At the moment, everything important is listed in the top menu. I think I will keep all the important stuff up there and just post general tips and tricks in the main “posts” section where this is popping up.Read more "Hey everyone"
Despite the Penn State scandal, I truly believe that anything and everything to do with concussions are the biggest ethical issue in football today. Football is obviously a naturally violent sport and due to the nature of the sport the incidence of head injuries is quite high. In the last couple years, startling research on concussions have […]Read more "What do you think is the biggest ethical issue facing your sport?"
Patriot Reign: Bill Belichick, the Coaches, and the Players Who Built a Champion: by Michael Holley This was a short, fantastic read that provided insight to the genius that is Bill Belichick and the Patriots organization from the 2002 and 2003 seasons. Bill Belichick, a true student of the game, learned how to break down […]Read more "Patriot Reign"
Get to know the athlete on a personal level, find out what makes them tick. If you see a normally high effort guy dogging it during practice, pull him aside and see what’s on his mind. Find out why they play the sport in the first place, are they playing for glory and girls, are […]Read more "How to show your athlete that you care about them as a person"
Specialization with pre-pubescent kids is something I am firmly against. Everything I have learned about coaching in my life so far goes against having a kid specialize before he/she knows what their fully matured body will be like. While this example is unlikely, let’s say a boy specialized in gymnastics, but ends up being 6’6″ with […]Read more "Reflection on Sampling vs. Specialization"
In middle school, we often played against teams that were, physically, much smaller than our team. I played fullback on my team, so I loved to just plow through our opponents, but when we faced teams that were physically larger than we were, I would maybe lose a bit of confidence in my ability to […]Read more "Reflection on Gould Article"