December 21, 2014

RESEARCH: Enhancing Max Velocity Sprints with Weight Vests and Sled Pulls

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A recent study on 20 college varsity lacrosse players from the Haverford College’s Athletic Department was performed by the University of Pennsylvania’s Human Performance Laboratory (Authors Clark, K., Stearne, D., Walts, C., and Miller, A. – Published in the December 2010 – Vol. 24 No. 12 Issue of the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research) … Read More >

QUESTION: How Do You Plan a Yearly Curriculum with HS Girls?

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Question: How do you cycle their program throughout the year?  Most of the girls around here are playing almost year round.  Can you give me some insight as to your periodization model?
Answer: This is always one of the toughest questions to answer because there are so many variables to consider. For instance, is the player … Read More >

Question: How do you progress workouts for kids who mature quicker in the U12-U14 age group?

Question: Are there different work-out time frames for U12-U14 boys? Some boys in this age group mature faster than others which can possibly create some confusion with the expectations of a coach. A U12 that is 5′-7″ with hair and one that is 4′-7″ without are maturing at much different paces. Should the workouts be … Read More >