Video Lessons

Lesson 1: The Basics
Lesson 1: The BasicsA detailed look at concept of transfer of training and how it is put together in Bondarchuk’s periodization method.
Lesson 2: Warming Up
Lesson 2: Warming UpA look at the seven components of Nick Garcia’s head-to-toe standard warm up with a demonstration on each movement, plus two quick alternative warm up variations, and a written overview of all exercises.
Lesson 3: Periodization & Planning Trends
Lesson 3: Periodization & Planning TrendsMartin Bingisser and Vern Gambetta take a detailed look back at the history of periodization and current trends in the area of planning.
Lesson 4: Multi-Jumps
Lesson 4: Multi-JumpsIdeas on how to integrate jumping into training, how to progress movements, and demonstrations of key exercises.
Lesson 5: Medicine Ball Routines
Lesson 5: Medicine Ball RoutinesFour key medicine ball routines to help develop coordination and explosiveness.
Lesson 6: Basic Speed
Lesson 6: Basic SpeedTop youth sprint coach Joe McNab demonstrates speed, acceleration, and start drills to help improve sprinting mechanics.
Lesson 7: Robust Running
Lesson 7: Robust RunningField sports athletes need to have the ability to maintain sprint mechanics in a variety of situations and positions. Elite rugby coach John Pryor walks through his approach and demonstrates exercises he uses to develop robust running.
Lesson 8: Lifting for Runners
Lesson 8: Lifting for RunnersA guide on why and how to implement a strength routine for distance runners with coach Carrie Lane.
Lesson 9: Specific Strength for Throwing
Lesson 9: Specific Strength for ThrowingNick Garcia and Martin Bingisser demonstrate their favorite specific strength exercises for throwing and discuss how to construct exercises and integrate them into training.
Lesson 10: Hammer Throw Technique
Lesson 10: Hammer Throw TechniqueA look at the core elements of hammer throw technique and how to train them.
Lesson 11: Understanding Adaptation
Lesson 11: Understanding AdaptationJohn Kiely dissects how the body adapts to training and how that impacts planning.

Upcoming Topics

The Fundamentals of Training
The Fundamentals of Training Using case studies to look at how three basic principles of training have been used by master coaches.