Our weight program is designed around two extremely complex lifts: the power clean and the barbell snatch. Even if we never power clean or barbell snatch, that’s still the emphasis behind the way we program our Athletic Performance Program. We can do the parts that sum the whole of the two lifts and become better athletes in the process.
The entire point of going to a Glazier Clinic at this point in life is to have a takeaway per session, right? How about if I took away a great phrase that summed up a page of text into two words? That phrase would be transfer effect and I’m stealing it from Mike Favero from Logan HS in Utah (he stole it from someone else). It’s regarding our strength and conditioning programs and how they relate to football.
This is a nice little workout to do with your players. Includes a warm up, workout, and cool down.
FREE ARTICLE- 12 Bilateral Lifts
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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 only 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 a little 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, not a body builder or beach body stud (of which I’m neither).