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Communicating with Coaching Staff

In the world of athletic training, strength coaching, etc., much of their daily interactions include talking with not only athletes and parents, but coaching staff as well. Therefore, it is vital for strength coaches and trainers to develop those relationships with the coaches.

Preventing ACL Tears in Female Soccer Players

One of the most common injuries seen in women’s soccer today are ACL tears. It is not uncommon to see young female soccer players, especially by college, that have torn at least one of their ACLs, if not both.

Preventing Groin Injuries in Hockey

A successful hockey season filled with wins, goals, assists and enjoyment can be easily derailed with a groin strain. The groin musculature or adductor group is located on the inside of the thigh and brings the thigh back into the midline of the body. This is an important group of muscles 

Foam Rolling and Stretching

Foam rolling is an aspect of recovery that goes hand in hand with training that has become a lot more common and popular in the last few years. Much more research has come out regarding static stretching as well.

Creating Lasting Relationships with Athletes

As a strength coach/trainer, athletes come to you to better themselves and to improve in their athletic performance. Every week new and existing athletes come to you around generally the same purpose, to get better day in and day out.

Exercise of the Month

Single leg box squat

Varying In Season Training for Hockey

For most, the hockey season has begun. This means intense practices, private lessons and games. Now you have to mix in off ice or dryland training into the equation, but how do you do that? A comprehensive in season training program must include modifications throughout the season in order to maximize performance while reducing injuries. Different portions of the season may require different types of training. These sessions must to have a purpose and not just a workout that makes the player want to puke or be so sore they can’t walk the next day.

Training Multi-Sport Athletes

Many kids grow up playing multiple sports, especially if they are born into an athletic family. From a young age, they are exposed to a variety of sports and levels of athletics.

Exercise Progression

Training new athletes is a common occurrence in many sports performance facilities and environments. If the business is thriving and growing, new athletes and clients will be often brought in and introduced to the facility’s training focuses.

Easing into Preseason

Summer is rapidly drawing to a close, and we are heading into preseason for club, college, and pro athletes. Athletes have been training all summer in preparation for their sports’ preseason.

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