COACH COOP’s COMMENTS – How to Jump Higher

COACH COOP’s COMMENTS – How to Jump Higher

SPEED!   There are a couple of things we need to know about speed. First and foremost nothing gets you better at speed besides speed. You can get as strong as you want but unless you train the appropriate movements for speed you will not get the results you want. This...
Overtraining: A Word to the Dedicated

Overtraining: A Word to the Dedicated

Too much of a good thing is still a bad thing. How many times have you heard that in your life? Well, darn if it isn’t true every single time. So, first and foremost let us define overtraining;             “Overtraining is the result of giving your body more work or...
October Programming: What’s Coming this Fall?

October Programming: What’s Coming this Fall?

Hello e-town family!  October is just around the corner, and we have a lot of exciting things coming up for this next month of programming.   For our strength pieces, we are introducing a new movement to our programming: the Zercher Squat!  In addition, some cool...
Static Stretching

Static Stretching

Hey guys, I’d like to go over stretching. In recent years I’ve heard a lot of people bashing static stretching. They say it is terrible and will not only decrease performance but also increase injury potential. Well, that’s true IF you do it at the wrong time! What is...
Pull-Up Clinics: Thoughts and Moving Forward

Pull-Up Clinics: Thoughts and Moving Forward

Hey e-town Community! First I just want to thank everyone who came to the pull up clinic this past Sunday.  I had a blast teaching you guys some more in- depth progressions for achieving new levels of success in your gymnastics.  It was great to see concepts click for...
September Programming: Things to Expect!

September Programming: Things to Expect!

Hey e- town family.  This post will cover what we are trying to achieve come this month of September.  We as coaches always want you guys to understand the why of what we’re doing, and the information here will help you prepare for what is coming in the near...