From Football to Physical Education: Training Together

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At St. Paul High School in Nebraska, a smaller school comprised of just a few hundred kids, Rusty Fuller serves as the Physical Education director for grades 7th through 12th, and is the Head Football Coach. Like many schools across the country, St. Paul has recently initiated a school-wide approach to fitness and physical training. The goal was to bring …

Anything You Can Do…

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We often get inquiries from coaches about their female athletes and what training programs they should be doing, how they should be different, etc. The bottom line is, here at PLT4M we do not differentiate between our male and female athletes, and we hate when girl athletes are told they aren’t supposed to train like the boys! As far back …

How I Improved Our Off-Season

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Bill Bianco has been coaching football a long time – 17 years to be exact – and he’s been quite successful. In 2000, Bill started as an assistant at Newburgh Free Academy in New York, 70 miles north of Manhattan. For the last 8 years he has served as the Goldback’s Head Coach. During his tenure as Head Coach, Newburgh …

What is the Power Clean?

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The olympic lifts are excellent tools for athletic development. That being said, they are also amongst the trickiest to teach. The first problem is a lack of understanding and adherence to clear and specific terminology. We recognize that many coaches and trainers use slightly different verbiage when teaching lifting technique, specifically with the olympic lifts. This often leads to heated …

Training Competitions: How-To

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So you want to run a training competition? Great! Coaches across the country utilize competitions every summer to incentivize athletes, increase participation, and build team culture. But how do you put it together? While a really great tool in theory, a training competition can be extremely difficult endeavor to actually administer on your own. The key is to keep it …