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2012 Continuing Education Seminar Reviews

We take continuing education very seriously here.  As the year closes, it's a good chance to look back at the formal educational opportunities we've had in 2012...let's just say this was quite an epic year learning from true legends in our field!  

Dan John

Notes from 2012 National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Arizona State Clinic: Part II


Part I (morning session) is HERE

Dr. Jared Porter: Practice Makes Perfect.  Strategies to Make Practice and Training More Efficient and More Effective

*Teacher = Coach; Student =  Athlete

*Coaches often fail to investigate coaching process

*Well trained does not always equal well learned

Notes from 2012 National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Arizona State Clinic: Part I

Last weekend we attended the annual National Strength and Conditioning Association Arizona State Clinic in Phoenix.  As with last year, host Nick Winkelman brought an amazing speaker lineup for a variety of topics.  This post is the first of two installments, with the information below covering the morning session.  Stay tuned for Part II.

Learning from Babies: Quadruped Stability

The videos tell the story with this one: the same stabilization patterns the baby employs before it embarks on its crawling adventure are the same stabilization patterns you can use with adults to groove rotary stability.

Even the video description provided by the parent is prescient ("She's up on her hands and knees, she's got the strength, and she's figured out forward motion. Now she just needs to trust her hands.")

Notes from Dr. Charlie Weingroff's "Training = Rehab, Rehab = Training" Seminar

Last week we put aside our flooded house and made a trip to attend Dr. Charlie Weingroff’sTraining=Rehab, Rehab=Training” seminar in Phoenix.  One of our first thoughts when seeing water pouring from our ceiling last Thursday morning was, “Ain’t no way we’re missing this seminar!!” (Education >> Shelter)