Clay Erro is the former football coach at Enterprise High School in Redding California. He is the winningest football coach in Northern California history. We have been privileged to have Clay as a GAIN faculty member. More important than his success was his ability to teach young men to be responsible adults and citizens. His […]
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What exactly is tactical periodization? Is it the newest buzzword or a new name for what great coaches have always done? Before you jump on the bandwagon and try to understand some of the poorly translated Portuguese books and interviews on the subject look at history for a minute.
Big things do matter, but the little things also matter. Pay attention to detail but never get caught up the minutiae and lose sight of the big picture.
Some more thoughts on the coaching process.
Before the day starts today take a minute and reflect.
It seems that at least once every couple of months the question comes up as to how much strength is enough? I realize more and more that strength is totally contextual.
Neural confusion is a term, a metaphor if you will, that I use to explain what happens when you use exercises that attempt to isolate one muscle at one joint either to enhance performance or to prevent injury.
What is the glue that binds everything together in your program?
Maybe this is subliminal programming from my childhood, but I grew up thinking I could. One of my favorite books as a child was The Little Engine That Could.
Green eggs and ham uses 50 different words and only one of those words has more than one syllable!