The End of the Team Stretch Period

I’ve given up on team stretch. Between the loss of time, the waste of time, and the clouded purpose I decided to move on from it this past spring while I was still in Oregon. We instituted pat & go and OL agilities on offense days and pursuit drill on defense days.

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Strength & Speed: Dynamic Warm-Up

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.

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Strength: Unilateral Workout Vol 3

You can’t just lift on both feet (and definitely not from your seat). You have to isolate an arm or leg and condition your body to working that way. Sports are played on one leg or using one arm. Includes a warm up, workout, and cool down.

FREE ARTICLE- 10 Unilateral Lifts

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Avoiding the Off-Season Blues

This off-season has flown by faster than any during my career to date. I’m not sure if it’s the new position I’m in at my school, if it’s the luxury of adding a high quality assistant coach that can take over the weight room portion, or that we’re semi-established with 33 players (15 this time last year) in year two, but I’m not half as burned out in early April as I was 12 months ago. And while it’s important to keep assistants fresh and motivated, it’s even more important to keep the light under the players.

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