A Shift from Fortnite to Fitness Education: Smartphones in PE

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Managing a weight room full of high school students can present challenges for any teacher or coach. The challenges range from having varied experience levels in one class, working on a tight schedule, and trying to stay organized with countless sheets of paper. Diego Matorras, strength coach at the Gilman School in Maryland, knew these challenges all too well.  As …

4 Keys to Great Off-Season Workouts

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1. Master the Basics…then Master Them Again. The bedrock of any program is movement. Before you can apply intensity, volume, or anything else, you must master basic movement patterns. Far too often, coaches and athletes get caught up in the flashy things they see on Instagram (thanks, Lebron), or in using the program from a big time college team. In …

Why In-Season Training is the Key to a Winning Season

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As coaches, we all want to win. We implore our athletes to spend the off-season training to become bigger, faster, stronger. But, the moment practice begins, our focus shifts and training becomes an afterthought. This is dangerous. While in-season, your athletes will adapt to the rigors of practices and games, often reaching peak physical conditioning for that sport. At the …

A Chance to Ring the Bell: How one high school is turning heads for all the right reasons

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Talk to almost any high school athletic director and they will tell you one of their biggest challenges is increasing buy-in and motivation amongst all of their athletes in the weight room. Many schools have active football programs, but with the prevalence of multi-sport athletes you need a full commitment by all sports and all athletes to achieve wide spread …

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How Haughton is building Buccaneers

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Article reposted from KSLA, Casey Viera, Sports Director. View the original here. The Haughton athletic program is using their brains to help build the braun this offseason. The Buccaneers are using PLT4M to excel their gains in the gym.