coaching

Are you simply repeating the words other coaches use or are you using your cues to address an athlete’s specific physiological challenges?
Exercise DVDs may be convenient, but a new study showed they were less effective than having a coach.
Your mission as a CrossFit coach is to challenge the client in your gym, get them stronger, and lead them on the path to mastery and competence.
This week's articles are all about the various obstacles we perceive in our training and the ways we can overcome, defeat, and transform them.
Personal trainers may not need to run into burning buildings or work in a combat zone, but working with clients requires a certain kind of courage.
Teach children weightlifting while they are in their early fearless stage and you will watch them become quickly accustomed to the lifts.
Watching fellow lifters perform can be problematic. Get used to being watched, but don’t watch too many failures.
The social psychologist in me always wants to point out that context is really what makes people work as a team versus stab each other in the back.
The training program is only a part of the process of developing a weightlifter. A large part of the magic lies in the implementation of the plan.
What I do is something of a hybrid between personal trainer and group exercise instructor, which is to say, I am a group personal trainer.
I see so many trainers worry about two specific issues constantly, and then wonder why they’re not successful.
I’m going to present you with three typical scenarios from the fitness industry. If you recognize yourself in this article, maybe it's time to be a bit more respectful.
This week's picks are all about the valuable lessons learned by athletes and coaches. And thank goodness they're sharing with us.
I have a confession to make. I have lied, pretended to be someone I am not, and more than likely wasted the valuable time of people I’ve come in contact with.
As a coach, sometimes it’s about stopping people from hitting their own self-destruct button.
There is a tension in the world of CrossFit. The glee of growth versus the backstabbing, disloyal coaches that leave you to start their own affiliates.
Most parents turn to martial arts to teach their kids discipline. I would argue it is the least important lesson of them all.