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Setting up for Speed: Base, Balance and Angles

Over the past five years, I’ve made a concerted effort to become a better coach of speed and agility exercises. I’ve read books, purchased products, and actively sought out some of the best speed coaches in the world. Just looking back at our own seminars here at IFAST, we’ve brought in Boo Schexnayder, Lee Taft, […]

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Developing the Youth Basketball Player with Rod Root

Rod Root is a performance coach, basketball fanatic, owner of Teamwork Bloomington (a sports performance and fitness facility in Bloomington, Indiana), and a mentor/teacher to young athletes. Rod is a very serious rec league/pickup basketball player at the local YMCA and by his own accounts he’s probably logged more 1-on-1 games (and losses) than any […]

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Physical Preparation with Ryan Horn

Ryan Horn is a guy I’ve wanted to have on the show for quite some time now, as he’s a guy with a ton of experience. With stops at Robert Morris, Liberty, VCU, Tulsa and now Wake Forest, he’s a guy that understands the sport of basketball, and how to build better basketball players. In […]

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Physical Preparation with Josh Bohnotal

Josh Bohnotal is a guy I’ve known for years. From his start with the Chicago Bulls to his current position at Purdue University, he’s a guy I’ve always respected and learned a thing or two from. And if you like basketball, this is going to be your show. In this in-depth interview, Josh and I […]

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Physical Preparation with Mike Coval

Mike Coval is a gym owner in Ann Arbor Michigan, and a guy who is doing some amazing work with his young basketball players. He’s also a former IFAST intern, and I couldn’t be more excited to have him on the show. In this episode Mike and I are going to go in-depth into his […]

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How to Hack Team Sports Conditioning Tests

Over the past couple of years, team sports conditioning tests have become the bane of my existence. Well, let me preface that – bane of my existence along with early sports specialization, everyone being a nutrition expert, and a host of other things. But I digress… First and foremost, these tests are often stupid and […]

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Interview with Alan Stein

Alan, thanks for taking the time to be with us here today. Could you start by telling us a little bit about yourself and your current position? My pleasure. It’s always an honor to share my journey! I am a father, husband, coach and business owner / entrepreneur (in that order). I am currently the […]

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Exploring The Coach-Athlete Relationship

As I’ve grown and evolved as a coach, it’s made me a think a lot about the coaches I’ve had in the past. I went to a very small high school (graduating with 47 people!), and we didn’t have some of the big, alpha male sports like football, wrestling, etc. As a result, my two […]

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