As a coach and educator, I worked with athletes, graduate students, coaches and industry leaders for more than three decades. I’ve had the privilege of working with those who consistently finish strong in all areas of their life. But also, had the challenge of seeing those with great potential fall short. What separates the two?
Coaching and Leadership
Is resistance training okay for children? When can teenagers start lifting? These are questions frequently asked of strength and conditioning coaches. When I began writing my response, I did so with the intention of pointing out the the well documented differences between the resistance training responses associated with pre- and post-pubescent individuals. Considering Children’s Physical
The team had the “it” factor that all coaches seek. The players were motivated, coachable, and responded on cue. The format was well organized and energetic. The coaches were engaged and supportive. It was a hot July afternoon and I was standing in the weight room at A. L. Brown High School in Kannapolis, North