JBT: Episode 33 Problems with the Jerk?
Footwork is key to the jerk and all weightlifting movements. Check out some technique coaching from Phil and East Coast Gold Weightlifting.
JBT: Episode 32 Setting Clear Expectations
If your team doesn't know what the expectations are then it can be hard to hold them accountable.
JBT: Episode 31 Warm Up for Chippers
Chippers can be time consuming and have the potential to really stretch a lesson plan. Use the movements as marjority of the warm up on these days.
JBT: Episode 30 Demo or Talk?
Most people generally learn best via one sensory component. If we try to utilize multiple teaching methods, it can be too much to process for athletes
JBT: Episode 29 Warm Up for Sprint Days
A general guideline for duration of warm up is that is should be inversely proportional to the duration of the training effort and stimulus for the day. Short, hard efforts = long warm ups and vice versa.
JBT: Episode 28 What is a Good Cue?
A good cue is based on its result, not its content.
JBT: Episode 27 How to Positively Use Dead Space
Every minute in your class can be used to provide better coaching and a better experience. Find the minutes that are unused and maximize them
JBT: Episode 26 Working with Reluctant Athletes
Know your athletes so you can understand what motivates them and gets them taking action.
JBT: Episode 25 Give Direction Not Explanation
Athletes don't need to know what's wrong during a training session. They need to know how to fix what's wrong quickly.
JBT: Episode 24 How Much are You Cuing
A coach's job is to improve movement. That isn't done by cheerleading and encouraging. It requires direction to each athlete to change something specific to enhance their performance.