coaching

In learning theory there's a concept known as "zone of proximal development." Understanding it can make a big difference in how effective your coaching is and how well your students learn.
You've heard you need to choose a good coach to get better in your discipline. How do you tell a good coach from a mediocre one? Here are 7 articles to help you out.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: lessons from the Marines, coaching tips, letting go of excuses, and more!
These are the six rules I believe you must follow to be an excellent coach. Do you know them? Do you follow them? I call this The Coaching Manifesto and it will make you and your clients better.
Motivation is a key contributor to success for both individual athletes and teams. Motivated athletes are critical to any coach’s success. But what is it and where does it come from?
Are you a coach, or hoping to become one in the near future? If so this one is for you. Here are the top ten articles from our coaches here at Breaking Muscle in 2012!
Having been a college and professional baseball player, I'm going to share some of my experiences and insights with you when it comes to finding the right baseball coach.
Getting your diet on track doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Read on to learn how to discern a good nutrition coach and how to pick the right one for your goals.
In this video of a student's clean and jerk, a number of technical items can be observed. I had to evaluate them in order to make the adjustment for the call of the next weight.
If you have spent time around expert coaches, you know they see things normal humans don't. How did they develop this skill? Learn step-by-step how to develop the coaching eye for weightlifting.
John Wooden is known as one of the best coaches, basketball or otherwise, in history. In this video Wooden explains the true meaning of success and how it has nothing to do with points.
Looking at back at the start of my gym business, I cringe at how many things we got wrong. Here are six things I wish I'd been told. Don't make the same mistakes I did with your new gym.
For decades I’ve been hearing the complaints about technique coaching and training the snatch and clean and jerk. Here's why you need technique and there's no excuse for skipping over it.
As Olympic weightlifting becomes more popular, you might want to seek out a specialized coach. But how do you pick a good coach? What should you look for? Here are some tips.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week's popular topics: coaching, sexism, pole dancing, low back pain and more!
Does arm position matter when you're doing an unweighted squat? Turns out it makes a big difference in overweight clientele. Learn one small thing that can make you a better coach.
As I transition from coaching kids to coaching adults, I realize all the things I don't know. Here are 7 tips that are helping me on my journey, that I know will serve any new coach well.