How to Create High School Training Systems

Before you read how I created a High School Training System that became one of the most successful in the country, I want to invite you to this landmark event: Wednesday January 19 7:30pm (EST) “The High School Training Manifesto” A LIVE audio with my special guests: 3 of the very best and most successful High School Strength Coaches in the world are going to share all their secrets with you… Just click below and register for NO CHARGE: —> http://iyca.org/highschool/

Championship High School Training

My fondest memories of coaching are very specific. Specific to a period of time, particular location and group of young athletes. Barrington High School. Just outside Chicago, Illinois. 2004 – 2006. I had started working at a large sports training facility not too far away from BHS. Naturally, I wanted to position myself as the ‘go to expert’ for all the Young Athletes who participated in the competitive sports the school had to offer.

Tackling Childhood Obesity With Youth Fitness Training

Why Youth Fitness Training Is Needed Now More Than Ever! Great fitness professionals that have a passion for youth fitness training are needed now more than ever! Childhood Obesity is on the rise and so is the negative impact that this epidemic has on the youth. I can share with you firsthand what it is like to be overweight as a child and have to suffer though the negative comments and teasing. Luckily I was an athlete so I was able to hide behind my talents on the field and court, but there are many kids that aren’t afforded that.. More »

Speed and Agility for Athletes Coping with Growing Pains

When it comes to speed and agility for athletes, customization is key. Having a cookie-cutter program or a “one size fits all” approach can lead to frustrated athletes who see little progress—and might even get injured. In this video, Dave Gleason, IYCA Expert and owner and head coach of Athletic Revolution Pembroke, shares a reminder to customize speed and agility for athletes who are still growing. He talks about the potential risks of static stretching, the need to help young athletes succeed while their bodies are maturing, and the many benefits of skipping for speed and agility for.. More »

Speed Training For Athletes: How to develop speed in young athletes for soccer

How To Develop Speed Training for Athletes There are a few key things that must be in every program that is designed to help athletes get faster. As you are putting together a program that is focused on speed training for athletes consider if your program includes the following: 1. Tissue Quality 2. Mobility 3. Torso 4. Movement Preparation 5. Skill As you are developing your program for speed training for athletes it should have each of those components and the sessions should follow that progression. Most of our progressions and programs when speed training for athletes are similar in.. More »

Your Missing Strategy for Young Athlete Success

One word for you and your young athlete: Communication Are you communicating properly with your young athlete? If you aren’t, will it impact the potential success for the young athlete? Watch this: The Art of Coaching is One of the Biggest Aspects of the IYCA ‘Youth Fitness Specialist – Level 1’ Certification… Click Here to See What I Mean —> http://iyca.org/products/yfs1

A Special 2011 Gift For You

Today is January 3rd: the start of a brand-new year. Your ideas are fresh. Your anticipation is high. Your goals very lofty. Is this the year you make it ‘click’? By March, will 2011 ACTUALLY be and feel different than every other year? The promise of a new beginning almost always gives way to ‘same-old-same-old’ as the days plod on. But this year, I want to give you something that could truly make 2011 ‘the one’. 100% free shipping on every IYCA product… Your key to success is based on.. More »

Progressive Young Athlete Success

Ensuring success while guaranteeing proper long-term development through the toughest transitional years a young athlete will face…

233 Young Athletes By Summer?

How would you enjoy participant numbers like this for your young athletes Fitness & Sport Camps next summer? I did 4 Camps last summer: Camp 1 – 135 High School Boys Camp 2 – 40 Middle School Boys & Girls Camp 3 – 40 High School Female young Athletes Camp 4 – 18 Elite College Athletes That’s 233 athletes in total!!! In ONE

Youth Fitness: Goals for 2011

Youth Fitness Resolutions I don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions. Never have. But I am a determined and purposeful Goal Creator. I’ve learned (from trial and error) that to get what you want (in life, your career, everything) there are 3 very specific and very notable steps you absolutely MUST take: You must write your goals down You must believe and have faith that they will ‘come true’ You must repeat your goals as an ‘inner dialogue’ several times a day The trade secrets that have worked (wonderfully) in my life. What do you.. More »

Metaphors and Youth Fitness Success

As with anything, the degree to which you can successfully build upwards is solely determined by the strength, depth and solidification of your foundation… This leads me to my first metaphor… Don’t Rush Grade 2

Youth Fitness – How to Get On TV

With youth obesity and sport performance training getting so much in the way of media attention these days, it stands to reason that the best and most efficient means by which to gain local interest in your youth fitness program is through large scale exposure via newspapers, television and radio. Media exposure is widely considered the most effective method of marketing your business for three very distinct reasons – 1. No Cost, High Value Unlike other marketing avenues, media exposure is 100% free. There are no advertisement costs to pay and no material or reproduction fees to.. More »

Last Chance for a Successful 2011

Today is the last day that Pat Rigsby’s blueprint for success is available. Your last opportunity to guarantee a profitable 2011. There are 14 days left in this calendar year. And then, the next 365 will be yours to do with whatever you choose. Another year lost to ‘wanting more’? Or, a guaranteed roadmap that will show you exactly how to get what you want? Click Here Right Now —> http://fitnessprofitformula.com/

Your Success Blueprint for 2011

Pat Rigsby is an icon. I don’t use that term lightly and no part of me is creating hype. Since becoming a part owner in the IYCA, our organization has blown up worldwide and created opportunities for Fitness Professionals that most had never dreamed possible. Athletic Revolution (another ‘baby’ co-founded by Pat and myself) has 20 locations throughout the United States (already) and is poised to become the largest and most influential franchise of training centers this industry has ever seen. And these are just two of his incredible success stories. So when I mentioned.. More »

3-Part Goals for 2011

"What’s the main goal I should concentrate on in the New Year, Brian?" A question I get routinely asked between the beginning of October and the end of December every single year. The turning of the calendar to a blank slate and brand new 12-months is a source of enthusiasm for most people. New goals. New directions. Same old dreams… But THIS year, I’ll make them happen. Do you play that annual game yourself? The undeniable (and unfortunate) reality is that most people do in fact create new agendas for themselves as.. More »