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  • The Role of a Strength Coach: Beyond the Gym Introduction to Strength Coachin

    06/05/2024

    Strength coaching goes beyond lifting weights and building muscle. It’s about guiding athletes and individuals toward their fitness goals. A strength coach helps improve physical performance and reduce injury risks. They tailor workouts to meet specific needs. A strength coach does more than supervise workouts. They provide education on proper form and technique. This ensures […]

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  • Maximising Athletic Performance: Understanding Maximal vs. Rate of Force Production

    Maximising Athletic Performance: Understanding Maximal vs. Rate of Force Production

    04/17/2024

    Introduction Force production, the essential ability to generate muscular force, is a core component of virtually every athletic endeavour. It is what propels a sprinter off the blocks, powers a weightlifter through a snatch, and drives a swimmer through the water. This blog post discusses two critical aspects of force production: maximal force production and […]

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  • WEDNESDAY WISDOM: Using Your Coaching Eye

    WEDNESDAY WISDOM: Using Your Coaching Eye

    04/10/2024

    We’ve all had a client who is absolutely smashing a program and making progress toward a goal, when suddenly… BOOM.. pain happens and stops them in their tracks, they want to stop everything. It’s such a disappointing and frustrating position for both you and the client to be in! As coaches, the best way we […]

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  • WEDNESDAY WISDOM: Are You Truly A Functional Movement Coach?

    WEDNESDAY WISDOM: Are You Truly A Functional Movement Coach?

    04/03/2024

    Results from an audience poll to see what information you’re all keen to learn more about show that you’re all keen to focus on identifying and improving movement dysfunctions and injuries. Why does it make me so happy that this is an area you want to grow? Because in my opinion, I believe identifying dysfunction […]

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  • WEDNESDAY WISDOM: Progressive Progressions - Changing the Base of Support

    WEDNESDAY WISDOM: Progressive Progressions – Changing the Base of Support

    03/27/2024

    If you missed the previous post on stepping out the box with ways to progress movements then scroll and check out how we can change tempo to level up strength, skill and difficulty in any strength exercise. In this post we’re exploring another way to progress an exercise without having to go for the standard […]

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  • Technique Matters

    Technique Matters

    03/25/2024

    Starting a fitness journey can be a challenge for a lot of people and one big hurdle to get over is the starting weight you are able to lift. Being confronted with the weight you’re starting with vs the weight you think you should be lifting can be a hard hit to the ego and […]

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