World famous social-political activist Jerry Rubin wrote a fantastic book about his journey through self-actualization called, Growing (Up) at 37. In the book, Rubin tries a variety of self-help methods and programs from yoga to rolfing, Est (which you remember from The Americans) and carrot juice diets. I too am 37, we’re on COVID quarantine, and I decided to use myself as a test dummy for not only mental-emotional improvement but also athletic improvement.
READ MORE ABOUT MY JOURNEY TO SUCKING LESS AT SPORTS…
Is your athletics program in need of a summer off-season program? Are you looking for athletic performance and not a weight lifting or power lifting manual? I believe we have mastered the art of movement at IMFB and we’re offering up our programming for a $1 donation. It covers speed camp, agility work, yoga, warm-ups, cool downs, testing, bilateral and unilateral lifts as well as building up to our Olympic lifts.
It’s that time of the year again. The footballs are locked away in the equipment room and your staff is starting to meet again. As a coach, you’re hitting clinics and the AFCA Convention. But you still have a job to do. Your job from January through early August is to get your players to be more athletic, while still respecting their other sports they play and their grades. Your staff needs to sit down and meet to figure out the following, but here are my tips for each section:
Coachspeak, sponsored by Health IQ, brings you episode 28 “Off Season Program 2018” Justin discusses not only the weight training portions but also speed camp and agilities for your multi-sport or football focused off-season program. Power, endurance, stability, flexibility, yoga, pilates, speed camp and agilities are discussed on this episode sponsored by Health IQ.
Coaches- We are starting to phase out of four days per week of speed, agility, and conditioning and into more position/skill specific training. However, today we were back at our usual circuit work. We lead every speed session (approx. 1 hour) off with interval runs (Sprint/Jog/Sprint) followed by a 200 yard family jog.