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Culture of Commitment: An Off-Season to Build FromDoug Curtin
In-season success starts in the off-season. The off-season is an opportunity to attack what needs to be done to dominate the in-season.
Squat TherapyCoach Bres
Squat Therapy, or the overhead wall squat, is a relatively simple, yet dynamic training tool. At PLT4M, we use it for an array of different purposes. It can be used to dial in great squat positioning before a big below parallel day, assess current levels of mobility and track progress over time, or simply drill form during the development of new athletes.
How to Teach Push UpsCoach Bres
We teachers and coaches are constantly faced with the challenging task of introducing new and inexperienced students and athletes to what many may call "the basics." It is this foundation that we lay when they first walk into the gym, that serves as the basis for their long-term fitness and performance. Our responsibility, then, is to demonstrate and instill mastery of these basics within each and every athlete.
Teaching the ThrusterTaylor Johnston
The Thruster. Arguably one of our favorite movements, as well as one of the most challenging in almost any training scenario. The thruster is a true full body movement that combines a full-depth squat with a press to lockout overhead. It is a serious "bang for buck" movement when it comes to athletic development.
Teaching the Front SquatTaylor Johnston
One of the 3 most common loaded variations of our standard air squat - the Front Squat is widely regarded as the most "athletic" of the weighted squat movements. When attempting the Front Squat for the first time, there are a few main coaching points to keep in mind.