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The Costly Speed Training Mistake Slowing Down Young Athletes

Now more than ever, sports reward speed. No matter the sport or the age of the athlete, the faster and more explosive players will not only get more o...

By: J.T. Kotowski

6 Killer Kettlebell Warm-Ups for Team Sports Training

Kettlebells exploded on the strength and conditioning scene over 20 years ago and they remain very popular with strength and power athletes. Kettlebel...

By: John Cissik

6 Steps to Help You Land Your Dream Job in the Strength and Conditioning Field

Everybody wants to love what they do. If you want to land a job in the strength and conditioning field, you're not alone. The passion, the people, the...

By: Jacob Pontius

3 Steps to Help Young Athletes Get Fast, Faster

If you train athletes, then you know Ball is Life. That's to say playing the sport is frequently prioritized over preparing to play the sport. Of c...

By: Ryan Patrick

Your Eyes Could Be Killing The Effectiveness of Your Training. Here's How to Fix It

Vision. It's one of the most underrated components of athletic performance. Can you imagine a blindfolded LeBron James or Tom Brady trying to lead ...

By: Brandon Hall

Latest Videos in Performance Coach

Football Training: How to Backpedal

A defensive back must backpedal as fast as a wide receiver runs forward. Learn how to improve speed and agility from former NFL cornerback Charles Dimry.

Football Training: How to Plant and Drive

Once you master the backpedal, use the plant and drive technique to quickly change directions to keep tight coverage on wide receivers. Master the plant and go, and you'll make more interceptions.

Football Training: Coaching the Turn and Go Drill

Learn how to improve a defensive back's speed when he transitions from the backpedal to running with a wide receiver.

Football Training: Coaching On-Field Cutting

Learn how to coach defensive backs to change direction quickly with this football drill.

Football Training: Coaching WR Start Positions

Learn how to coach the best two-point stance starting position for wide receivers.