Someone asked me many years ago how much Jump pay was, and said he was considering going to Airborne School. I told him if you won’t do it for free, there is not enough money in the world to make you jump out of a plane. So what does that have to do with today’s title? It comesContinue reading “Living & training in a divided world”
Anyone who lifts heavy and hard knows how important it is to get adequate rest and recovery. In fact, all those who train hard, even if they are in a non-barbell sport, know this. However, many people sabotage their recovery through excessive amounts of stress. Much of that stress comes from being completely immersed inContinue reading “True recovery is more than just not lifting for a couple of days”
I want to commend all of our Cave girls and Cave men for giving it all you had this past week and a half! Yes, I expect a lot from all of you, but I expect even more from myself, as your coach. I am probably twice as old as some of you, but I feelContinue reading “Now that the Cave dust has settled, and the tests are over”
Classes will resume on Jan. 24
This book is helping me to teach Olympic Weightlifting in a simpler way. It is very clear and doesn’t waste time or words on useless junk!
We are just over 1/2 way through our quarterly strength/work capacity tests, and overall everyone is doing quite well. Both strength and work capacity have improved as our training records have proven. There are still some technique issues to correct, but that is not the biggest issue I am seeing (though it is vitally important). The biggestContinue reading “What our testing is showing us so far”
There was a time when teachers weren’t afraid to fail someone in their class. I know, I was that guy. The teacher knew her subject well but I just couldn’t see any relevance of it to my life and didn’t care to learn it. I developed a really bad attitude about it and consequently failedContinue reading “I thank the teacher who gave me an “F” in high school (it’s what I deserved)”
We will be testing 5 barbell lifts and 2 bodyweight exercises each test is 10 minutes in length barbell lifts use 70% of the 1RM for that lift maximum number of quality reps will be done technique must be correct 1 test per day unless prior arrangement is made
Honoring those who trained during the holidays, much respect!