Athletic Performance: Weight Training Class – 5 Completely Different Workouts

Hypothetical: You’re a weight training teacher with 5 days a week to train your classes and fifty minute periods in which to do so. That’s 6 minutes (easily) lost to dressing out and back for class. How can you build a successful workout program for 28 kids in forty minutes?

It starts with the warm-up

We get used to what we’ve always done and for many of us that’s this huge group stretch lines with 15 different “dynamic stretches” in them. Let’s cut down on that time and do a one set of 30 seconds per each of these exercises

Air Squat (and I emphasize big circles with the arms to wake up the shoulders), push-ups, crunches, burpees, jump squats, and jumping jacks. I feel these will wake up your athletes’ entire body and get them ready to lift.

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Athletic Performance: Off-Season Program 2018 (part 2), Testing and Power

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:

Click here for Coachspeak episode 28 “Off-Season Program 2018”

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Install 11: Athletic Performance- IMFB’s Off-Season and In-Season Program

If you’re looking for an Athletic Performance Program to adopt, try the IMFB program! Below are the links to each week in PDF format. These are from our living document that is shared with coaches around the country in multiple sports.

Turn your student-athletes from this:

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To this: 

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