In order to fully help your athletes maximize their performance while bringing the juice as a coach, you have to be able to communicate to them how to do the lifts properly — through effective and efficient cues. Here, take a sample sip of some of my juicier cues.
Our success at JYT, with this approach, has been demonstrated by our consistent growth year after year in our membership, as well as the wide range of people we are able to help and train.
To be used as a standalone exercise or as a way to build the weightlifting clean from the floor, the conventional deadlift is one of the most important training movements for your athletes to learn.
It can be hugely discouraging to feel that all the work you did in the offseason and during your meet prep was wasted because you had one bad day, Unfortunately, all that really counts is what you put up on the platform. Or is it?
Even the strongest lifters in the world can’t figure everything out themselves.
This four-step progression is used to help young athletes develop the proper form, stability, and strength required to use a barbell.
Believe it or not, there is such a thing as “too much of a good thing”, and over-applying a cue when it’s not needed can really jack up a lifter’s technique.
Most coaches rely on verbal internal cues, which may be the least effective. Here are several alternative options to help your athletes.
While the squat is still the most technical lift we see in powerlifting, the gear whores and raw zealots have much more in common than we think.
There are a lot of coaches to choose from and they all think they’re the best. What criteria should you use to judge them?
Your training partners and coaches aren’t always going to be there. When they’re not around, what will you do?
The final powerlifting movement may seem simple, but it isn’t. Use this teaching progression with the proper cues to help new lifters.
Now that we’ve tackled the squat, let’s break down the bench set up and introduce a cue system to use during every set.
Use this teaching protocol to help your athletes learn the ideal squatting technique and build better athletic performance.
You’ve received a lot of lifting cues in your life, but I guarantee you’ve never heard this one.
All it takes is a little extra thought and preparation on the front end.
Young coaches spend a great deal of time on program design, sets, reps, percentages, and every new drill or exercise that appears on the internet.