Improvement of different training qualities is the most intriguing part behind coaching (in my opinion). I enjoy studying psychology behind training and motivation and technique and learning new movements but I truly enjoy analyzing the best way to improve various qualities at one time. Such qualities might be: speed, strength, conditioning and skill. It is important to analyze each quality, place a value upon each quality and the importance each modality has on the athlete’s success in their given sport.
Norik Vardanian came to Garage Strength on two separate occasions. He displayed some incredible movement ability while on his visits to Pennsylvania. Norik is known for having incredible technique and for
Recently, I have been on a lazy man’s training program. Since my retirement from throwing, I have wondered aimlessly around the weight room. For a while I was just focusing on my Olympic weightlifting, but my arthritic elbow (caused by shot putting and lyme disease) continued to haunt me.
If you follow wrestling, it’s very likely that you have noticed a significant change in wrestling styles over the past 3-5 years. Rules have changed a bit in folk style wrestling and outside of riding time; things have been pushed to be more action packed in the neutral position. Some scrambles from this past weekend’s NCAA championships were incredible, not just entertaining but downright impressive
This past week, Caitlin and Hayley Reichardt spent their time at the Olympic Training Center. This was in preparation for the first youth international meet held at the OTC. Hayley was the team captain for the women’s team as she had previous experience on the international level (Pan Am’s last year). Caitlin had a blast coaching new athletes and being around the senior athletes and Zygmunt, the head coach of USA weightlifting.