Check in at Garage Strength (8832 Allentown Pike, Fleetwood, PA 19522). Meet the other coaches and get situated before the training session starts.
Strength Coaching Summit
June 3-4 2022
Build Your Training System
Learn Dane Miller's approach to planning strength training for the specific demands of sports
Use our templates to craft a yearly plan and strength program for your specific athletes and their needs
Work with Dane to develop your strength programs and ask any questions you have about training
Friday June 3rd (At Garage Strength)
4:30 pm - Arrival and Check in
5:00 pm - Athlete Training Session Observation
Dane will be training a group of his elite Olympic weightlifters and sports performance athletes for an entire lifting session. Come and observe the session, write down notes and questions, and view how Dane interacts with his athletes.
6:30 pm - Meet and greet with Dane (dinner provided)
An informal meet and greet dinner with Dane, some athletes, and other coaches for discussion about the training session and any other topics you are interested in.
Saturday June 4th (At Kutztown University)
9:30 am - Arrival and Check in
Check in at Kutztown University conference room and find seats. Coffee and breakfast snacks will be provided.
AM Session: Periodization and Planning
Planning ahead is essential to making a successful strength program that will stand the test of time. The goal of this session is that coaches will be able to think through their specific timeline for the year, specific issues they might face, and how to craft a strong but flexible periodization plan that they can execute.
10:00 am - Lecture and Q&A
Dane will cover the main concepts in creating a comprehensive plan behind strength coaching, including everything from leadership and athlete communication to periodization schemes. There will be opportunities for questions during the lecture.
11:00 pm - Periodization Workshop
We will be providing lunch. During lunch will be more time for discussion and Dane will be revealing what new things are coming immediately and down the road with Garage Strength.
12:00 pm - Lunch
Accelerating and changing direction with precision and control is integral to sports performance. Dane will discuss the implementation of plyometrics, dynamic trunk control, and speed work into training.
PM Session: Program Building
Dane will discuss the direct application of theory into how to actually implement and write a fine-tuned strength program.
12:30 pm - Lecture and Q&A
Dane will talk through the primary concepts behind writing a strength program. Topics include technical coordination and Olympic weightlifting, absolute strength, dynamic trunk control and hypertrophy work, plyometrics, and speed. There will be opportunities for questions during the lecture.
2:30 pm - Program Building Workshop
Write your own strength program using our provided template and cheat sheets. Dane will be walking around assisting with problems or questions that you might have regarding your specific situation. Walk away from the day with a full-fledged strength training plan in hand.
4:00 pm - Wrap up and Final Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Will I be able to talk to Dane and ask questions
Yes! After each session lecture, there will be a dedicated time for coaches to ask questions about the lecture or about your individual circumstance. In addition, if I you come on Friday evening you will have time to talk to Dane and ask anything you would like.
Is lodging included?
No, lodging is not included in the price of the seminar. However, there are affordable hotels within 10-15 minutes of the gym and plenty of AirBnB's in the area.
Hampton Inn & Suites Kutztown
(5 min from Garage Strength and KU)
15080 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Reading Airport
(15 min from Garage Strength, 25 min from KU)
2389 Bernville Rd, Reading, PA 19605
Are meals included?
We will be provide coffee and snacks for breakfast as well as lunch on Saturday. For those who sign up for the Friday session, we will be providing dinner as well.
Is there a deadline to sign up?
The deadline to sign up is a week prior to the event (May 27th)
Who is the seminar for?
The seminar is for any coach who is involved in strength training and wants to learn more developing elite athletes. Whether you are a strength coach, sport coach, personal trainer, gym owner, or even an athlete who wants to learn more, this seminar is for you!
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