Archive for Strength Training & Conditioning

Get Certified With The CSCCa

Get Certified With The CSCCa

February 14, 2014 No Comments

by Dr. Chuck Stiggins, CSCCa Executive Director The Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches association (CSCCa) offers a comprehensive, three-part certification program to ensure that individuals holding the organization’s prestigious certification – Strength and Conditioning Coach Certified (SCCC) – possess the necessary knowledge, skills, techniques, experience, and expertise to be a competent and effective strength and ...

Hammer Strength Clinics Give Edge

Hammer Strength Clinics Give Edge

January 31, 2014 No Comments

Hammer Strength Clinics are now fully under way for football coaches across the U.S. Coaches can now attend a Hammer Strength Clinic and learn how to build and strengthen their programs from some of the top coaches in the country. In the following video, Joe Kenn of Big House Power discusses the importance of developing ...

Heat Stress Safety Kits From x-temp

Heat Stress Safety Kits From x-temp

January 17, 2014 No Comments

As the temperature rises, so does the possibility of heat related illnesses. Are you prepared? Exertion from exercise or work in high temperatures can cause serious heat related illnesses. Wherever you are, Heat Stress Safety Kits are designed to be immediately accessible for rapid response at the first signs of a heat-related illness. Many of ...

recruit757 Hosts Uncommitted Senior Showcase For High School Players

recruit757 Hosts Uncommitted Senior Showcase For High School Players

January 17, 2014 No Comments

Tidewater Physical Therapy will join recruit757 on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, for the inaugural Uncommitted Senior Showcase, a football skills event created to help high school seniors gain exposure to college coaches recruiting in the southeast Tidewater, Va., region. The event, located at Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School in Virginia Beach, Va., will occur just ...

Moving From Simple To Complex Core Exercises

Moving From Simple To Complex Core Exercises

January 17, 2014 No Comments

Keep It Simple Start by training the four basic trunk movement patterns with dynamic or static exercises. Beginners would do well to include exercises that train single-plane basic movement patterns. Single-plane exercises are usually easy to coach and easy for the exerciser to learn and master. Exercises such as the crunch (trunk flexion), back extension/hyperextension ...

Rogers Athletic To Host Live Football Training Clinics At AFCA

Rogers Athletic To Host Live Football Training Clinics At AFCA

January 8, 2014 No Comments

Rogers Athletic has been developing skill development tools for Football for over 40 years — tools that are tested, safe, and innovatively develop more effective athletes and teams for competition. As a proud, long term exhibitor at the AFCA show, Rogers announced they will be conducting live coaching and teaching demonstrations on many of their ...

Four-Man Tek Sled From Rogers Athletic

January 3, 2014 No Comments

Football has evolved as athletes get bigger, stronger, and faster.  As football offense is now more complex, the defense must train to physically play the offender, as well as break-through the blocker to take the seam, hence putting the defender in a position to attack or disrupt the ball carrier. The new TEK Sled moves ...

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THE SMARTEST TEAM: Film On Concussions In High-School Football Is A Must-Watch For Coaches

THE SMARTEST TEAM: Film On Concussions In High-School Football Is A Must-Watch For Coaches

September 24, 2013 1 Comment

The more one delves into the complexity of concussions and traumatic brain injury, which is hands down the most-important health and safety topic in American Football today, the more awestruck you become over the fact that concussion science is truly in its infancy. Few people realize that the study of concussions – as we know ...

Using Plyometrics With Other Training

Using Plyometrics With Other Training

September 13, 2013 No Comments

Jump training and upper-body plyometrics are relevant to many sports, including football. Success depends on the athlete’s ability to explode from the standing surface and generate vertical velocity, linear velocity, or both in order to achieve the desired result. But plyometrics is not a panacea in athletic conditioning. It does not exist in a vacuum, ...

Mechanics Of Vertical Jumping

Mechanics Of Vertical Jumping

September 9, 2013 No Comments

Vertical jumping is a component of most sports activities. People often take it for granted that an athlete instinctively knows how to jump vertically. In actuality, jumping vertically is a skill that can and should be taught to athletes. If we examine the event a little more closely, we find that the jump is preceded ...

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Creating A Healthier Turf While Still Using It

Aerate and loosen compacted soil in less time with less labor compared to walk-behind or pull-behind aerators – even...

FirstDown PlayBook, Lockr Team To Share Premium Content

In January, 1st Down Technologies founder Charlie Coiner and Lockr founder Raymonn Adams had a phone call that is...

Football Technology: A Tale Of Two Halves

On Nov. 2, 2013, the University of Arkansas – Monticello (UAM) lined up against Henderson State University, which was...

No Pain, Just Gain With [x]temp Cooling Products

[x]temp™ cooling products keep athletes safe and relieve pain without the dangers of traditional cooling methods. The life of...