Real Opportunity in Youth Sport

I love coincidence since it seems so divinely inspired at times. Throughout the year in coaching freshmen football, I have tried weekly to add small elements of life lessons not just from my experiences but of mental tools I learned from the late great Frosty Westering.  I’ve shared a couple of those character elements that…

Fat Floppy and Primed Youth

Working with young athletes as well having a few of my own around the house has made me acutely aware of the competitive atmosphere in youth sport.  Similar to adults in the search for the perfect diet pill, there is a drive for the young athlete to find the perfect ‘athlete pill’ that will excel them…

Strength & Power Club

*There will be a Strength and Power Club meeting tomorrow during Panther Period in room G-188. See Mr. Armstrong for a Panther Period pass. *We posted the 3-Day and 4-Day per week Strength Workouts in the weight room last night, or you can print them from our SHS Strength and Power webpage

Laying The Foundations

With about two weeks out since the end for most all Fall sports… for those who have not jumped right into a Winter sport, it’s time to get the body moving again. We’ll be encouraging a series of circuit style programs throughout the holidays to build an awesome foundation that will be ready to enhance…

NSCA Youth Conditioning Guides

A few highlights from the NSCA’s updated position paper on Youth Resistance Training.  Well worth the full read, but I list several highlights and conclusion to get you started for the health of your kids. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Current findings from prospective resistance training studies indicate a low risk of injury in children and adolescents who follow…