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HMMR Podcast Episode 73: Take the Plunge

Every week we discuss a variety of strength and conditioning topics on the podcast, but being a good coach is as much about experience as anything we will chat about. As coaches we need to jump in situations that might leave us exposed, but in the exposure we gain experience. On this week’s podcast we talk about gaining experience, setting up your own system and how much time is really needed to put together a training plan. Read more

GAINcast Episode 30: Coaching Shortcuts

In his nearly 50 years of coaching, Vern has learned many lessons the hard way. On this week’s GAINcast he shares some of his lessons learned that can hopefully serve as shortcuts for younger coaches and a reminder of effective training practices for more experienced coaches. Read more

Real Smart People

I don’t why it took me forty years to figure out that the smartest people are not the ones who are always talking and telling you what they know. The real smart people are those who are listening and asking questions. Stay away from the “experts” with all the answers – chances are they are selling something or have had one experience many times with no breath or depth to the experience. Read more