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As a football coach, you’re torn in a million directions.  As a player, it’s hard to know which football training program is right for you. You certainly understand that your strength training and speed development program must be the absolute best if you’re going to compete at a high level, but how do you know [...]

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Neck Training with No Equipment for Football

Not every football player has a machine as a means for neck training, however, strengthening the neck can be a part of any training program year round. Manual resistance exercises have been around for decades and more so now than ever they’re being used to consistently implement neck training. These exercises are performed when the [...]

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Coaching the Hip Hinge

The ability to control the lumbo-pelvic region and perform a proper hip hinge is fundamental to many strength training exercises such as the RDL, Clean, Snatch, Deadlift and Bent-Over Row.  It’s probably one of the more difficult things to coach when an athlete has poor control over his pelvis, but teaching this movement can help [...]

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What Happens at an NFL Pro Day

The NFL Scouting Combine is the biggest event of the year for draft-eligible football players, but the combine isn’t the end of the road for these athletes. While only a select number of players get to participate in the combine, every draft-eligible player gets to participate in an NFL Pro Day at their school. Every [...]

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Penn State Off-Season Video

Former Maryland strength & conditioning coach Dwight Galt is now the Director of Performance Enhancement at Penn State, and they got their new program started a few weeks ago.  Like every program in the country right now, the guys were all excited about the beginning of their program and looking forward to the new style [...]

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5 Reasons Why the Role of the Pro Strength Coach is Changing

Over the last five years, I have noticed some gradual changes in the role of the strength and conditioning coach at the professional sports level. Some of my thoughts are based on casual observations, but also frank discussions with coaches who are currently working in the professional ranks, or coaches that have moved on from [...]

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Understanding Acceleration Mechanics

The ability to accelerate is one of the most important physical attributes an athlete can have.  Acceleration has been shown to highly correlate to on-field success, so it’s important that football coaches learn how to develop this ability.  In this video, Jim Kielbaso teaches the fundamental principles of acceleration mechanics in a way that you [...]

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