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Speed & Agility Revolution book (PDF) by Jim Kielbaso

The first book to ever break down sprint mechanics, acceleration mechanics and agility mechanics into easy-to-understand terms was Jim Kielbaso’s Speed & Agility Revolution.  Highly acclaimed by many strength & conditioning coaches, this book is available to USC Lifetime members as a special bonus. In the book you will find: Sprint, acceleration & agility mechanics […]

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Hard-Core Ab Training

I’m a little old school when it comes to training terminology.  Cute little made-up terms just don’t do much for me.  I know there are smarty-pants terms like pillar strength, core conditioning and spinal stabilization, but instead of trying to sound smart, I still like to call it all ABS.  It doesn’t necessarily describe exactly […]

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Defensive Back Agility

Agility drills for defensive backs.  Footwork and hip-turning techniques for teaching defensive backs how to move smoothly. If you spend any time working with football players and coaches, you constantly hear them talking about the hips and footwork of their athletes, especially defensive backs.  I can’t tell you how many times I listen to coaches […]

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Gaining Knowledge from Reflection

Good coaches and trainers are constantly looking for ways to increase their knowledge base.  We spend a great deal of time reading books and articles, watching videos, attending clinics, and talking to other coaches.  Yet, there is another very simple practice that people often forget to use.  I was taught this concept a long time […]

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Vision Training is Now Practical and Meaningful

Training an athlete’s vision has come up over and over again through the years.  Books have been written about it.  Products have been created.  Programs have been proposed.  Unfortunately, there has never been a proven method that was easy to implement, practical to use and affordable. Recently, I had the opportunity to visit Nike headquarters […]

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How Do I Run Faster?

Athletes and coaches often ask me questions about how to run faster.  Because I’ve written a lot about the subject, I understand why they’re asking, but the answer can get a little complicated.  Some athletes spend years working on speed development, and there are so many factors that it’s difficult to answer the question quickly.  […]

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Corrective Exercise Tips w/ Jim Kielbaso & Nick Tumminello

At the 5th Annual Strength & Conditioning/Athletic Development Conference in Baltimore, MD Jim Kielbaso & Nick Tumminello grabbed a camera (in front of an anatomy chart – very funny) and talked about corrective exercises. Nick liked Jim’s ideas on not jumping the gun on corrective exercises and added plenty of great thoughts. The conversation revolved […]

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