March 27, 2018

This is why as coaches we need to become detectives of the throw and really start to pinpoint the true root causes of common problems in the shot put and discus circles.

March 20, 2018

The discus can be tricky for newer throwers. It comes out the back of the hand, wobbles when thrown, flies straight up in the air, etc. Here's how to fix it!

March 6, 2018

Today we cover what a "typical" day of throwing practice should look like (no such thing) and what my ideal day of practice would look like.

February 20, 2018

The tough part of the year happens in the middle of the season. This is because the middle of the season you probably have multiple meets in one week. Typically this is a smaller dual meet in the middle of the week after school and a smaller invitational on the weekend...

January 31, 2018

We are nearing the end of the conjugate series here on the blog. This week we discuss the dynamic effort method and give examples of dynamic effort workouts.

January 23, 2018

Hey everyone. I hope you are enjoying the recent conjugate content I have been putting up lately. I know I have been throwing a lot of information out there at you and sometimes learning about conjugate training can seem like a very daunting task.

Hopefully this week cl...

January 16, 2018

All the previous weeks blog posts have led us to this point. Finally we have dissected the Westside Method and we are ready to create our own conjugate method.

January 10, 2018

This week we have three more (the last 3) scientific principles of strength to go over is it pertains to the conjugate system. These three are probably the three easiest principles to explain. Even though they have their good and bad parts, there's really nothing a...

December 28, 2017

In this week's post I look at three more scientific principles of strength and how they relate to the Westside Method. Overload, fatigue management, and S.R.A.

December 19, 2017

Today starts the journey diving into the Critique of Westside video that was done by Chad Wesley Smith and Dr. Mike Israetel. Today is Specificity.

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