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“We’re Number Two!”

I have been coaching “officially” since 1979, but my friends would tell you that I started long before my terry cloth Polo Shirt with “Utah State University Assistant Track Coach” was handed to me. My neighbor, Janet Styles, who just died a few weeks ago, used to call me “The Pied Piper” as the neighborhood….  

The One Arm Press

Even on vacation, I love to get into a gym or two. Certainly, we need to take time off and recover, but I really enjoy learning and seeing new things. On my recent trip to Ireland, I even had the chance to help a Hurling team (Carnmore) with some footwork drills and my four sessions….  

Some thoughts about the HKC…which should also help in other ways

I have spent my life trying to understand weightlifting. It seems to me that there are three important keys: Basic Human Movements Reps and Sets Load Sadly, I think this is the correct order that we should approach weightlifting: first, we need to establish the correct postures and patterns, then work around reasonable “numbers” of….  

Twenty Years Ago Today

Twenty years ago today, my dad, Albert John, died. It’s hard to believe that twenty years have passed. Of course, just a few days after the funeral, Tiff and I discovered we were pregnant with Lindsay, so we often joke that they “High Fived” each other across the barrier. So, and I firmly believe this,….  

Inspiring “Fan Letter”

If my Mission Statement is “Make a Difference,” then it helps me to know that sometimes “it sticks.” Great letter in my inbox this morning and well worth noting. This, along with my workshop this morning with twenty enthusiastic learners, makes me want to do more: “I try to keep track of your writings and….  

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