Athlete Development

CrossFit, culturally and as an organization, has always engaged in and encouraged trolling.
Having mirrors in your gym can be good for reflection, but bad for form. Shatter technique issues by teaching self-awareness.
How do you know whether it’s in your client's best interest to sling heavy weights around or do bodyweight exercises instead?
A complete system has elements of performance, but it must also address injury prevention and whole body integration.
The most important job of a strength coach is to help reduce injury both on and off the field.
Whether you are a CrossFit advocate or not, EMOMs, AMRAPs, and rep ladders have their place.
We want our clients to follow our advice to the letter - the reality is that we have to learn to compromise.
Many athletes rely on their defaults of mobility, speed, and power to get the job done. Instead, cultivate balanced technique in all your athletes.
Misconceptions can guide athletes to make poor training choices. Don't let this happen to your clients.
Using orthoses is a great way to reinforce what the correct positions are, even when you’re not standing there making corrections.
No matter what type of coach you are, save yourself some headaches and keep these tips in mind.
Neglecting one or more of these will make progressing to true blue all-round health and fitness next to impossible later.
Are you a run-of-the-mill coach? Avoid mediocrity and attain excellence by applying these seven main principles to your philosophy - right now.
The off-season is the time to hit the reset button on your players’ training routines. Here's a proven way to do it.
From setting goals to managing your lifters at competitions, there are some guidelines to keep in mind as a coach.
Being the best coach you can be means tailoring your approach depending on how each of your students learn.
How do you know if your gym is a break from the stress or yet another burden to your clients? Ask yourself these questions.