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Rob Oshinskie on Single-Leg Training, Deceleration and Sports Performance

Rob Oshinskie is the owner of Victory Sport and Fitness in State College, Pennsylvania. I was originally put on to Rob’s work via our mutual friend and awesome human being Lee Taft, so when Lee gave me the seal of approval I knew I had to get Rob on. In this show, Rob and I […]

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Jeremy Frisch on Young Athlete Development

Jeremy Frisch is the owner and director of Achieve Performance Training in Clinton, Mass. Prior to that, he was the assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Holy Cross athletic department. In this show, Jeremy and I discuss his philosophy on training young athletes, how to work with sports clubs to improve athletic development, and […]

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Physical Preparation with Adam Feit

Many moons ago, Adam and Joe Kenn invited me down to speak at the NSCA Kentucky state clinic. And while House and I have gone on to do big things together, I’ve always respected the hard work and dedication that Feit has put into his craft. In this show, Adam and I talk about the […]

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Physical Preparation with Boo Schexnayder

Boo Schexnayder is a world-class coach speed and jumps coach, and someone that you can most definitely learn a thing or two from. I saw Boo at a BSPMBG seminar a few years ago, and was floored with the depth of his understanding in regards to athletic development. In fact, he was so good that […]

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Relative Strength: Seven Tips to Unlock Athletic Explosiveness

There’s a secret purveyed in most sports performance circles that is misguided. While, absolute strength gets all the glory as a cure all, relative strength reigns king for athletes. In other words, being strong isn’t enough. It’s vital to be strong for your size, too. Wait…What? 
“I thought being super strong was a cure all?” […]

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Kettlebell Leg Training

The other day I was having a discussion with one of my favorite athletes of all-time, the incomparable Danny O’Rourke. Every off-season, DO comes in and we put together a program to help him take his game to the next level, as well as prepare him for the rigors of a 9-month MLS season. He […]

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My Top 5 Moves for Athletic Power

Let’s start with an important, yet not so obvious statement…. Athletes are not professional lifters. Does strength have carryover to what they do on the field or court? Absolutely. But is it the be-all, end-all of athletic development? Absolutely not. When it comes to developing a well-rounded athletic development program, you can’t put in everything […]

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57 Random Thoughts on Athletic Training & Coaching

Seeing as how it’s athletic development month here at RTS, I wanted to do something a bit different. Rather than writing the typical essay-style blog post, I wanted to just riff and jot down some thoughts that are going through my head that pertain to training athletes. Here are 57 random things I’m thinking about […]

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