As a football coach many times you become a de-facto strength and speed coach either because you’re the header, or because you’re the assistant on campus or maybe you just have enthusiasm for the topic and are willing to learn. In my experience, it was because I was because of all of these factors. Through my time lifting not only for my own benefit but for the benefit of my program, I’ve discovered that I need to trick my body while keeping myself engaged. Not just that but after clinics, reading books, and meeting with strength coaches I’ve discovered what is important in the strength world as a football coach.
Dynamic Warm-Up Routine
For this install, we cover our entire dynamic warm-up routine. Below is only a sample.
As you can see, we’re employing walking lunges. Look for the coaching points- striking on the toe, staying off the heel, chest up, eyes up, hands together in front of the body.