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Athlete Feedback

Nearly half of all coaching is feedback the athlete provides. While sometimes a movement appears correct or the athlete seems to be performing it correctly, often times they really aren’t moving properly. In addition,...

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Vertical Location

Location, location, location!!  How many times have we heard someone say that when it comes to a success in real estate? In weightlifting the same holds true we we say vertical, vertical, vertical! When...

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30 Second Snatch Drills

There are basically two ways to learn the Olympic lifts, bottom up learning, and top down learning, the terms are fairly strait forward. In bottom up learning the athlete progressively learns the movements from...

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Coaching Your First Meet: What To Do

So you’ve finally got a couple of your athletes to commit to competing in a weightlifting competition.  The problem is maybe you’re primarily a Crossfit coach, a strength coach, or you’re just new to the...

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Coaching Intermediate Weightlifters

The advanced, non-elite lifter is a subset of weightlifting athlete that is often misunderstood and mishandled. We are defining this intermediate athlete as one who has qualified for and or competed in National level...

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Garage Gym

It is ironic that I own a 7,000 square foot training facility and I am about to encourage you to build a garage gym. I have a garage gym and I think everyone should...