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Strength Coaching 101: Summer School Edition

By: Schuyler Schmidt

This summer I had the privilege of interning with the strength coach of a local professional hockey team. Working alongside an already established strength coach was an incredible learning experience for a novice like me. Here are some of my thoughts and observations for other aspiring strength coaches.

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10 Thoughts for Aspiring Strength Coaches

By: Schuyler Schmidt

Not trying to brag, but my Christmas break was exceptionally awesome. While it was great to see my family and friends for the first time in 4 months, I also used the extended break to get some hands-on experience in the strength and conditioning/performance coaching world.

I was fortunate enough to job shadow with three different coaches whose clients range from professional and Division 1 athletes, to weekend warriors, to kids in training for various rec leagues. Now that I have had some time to digest everything I saw, heard, and learned, I want to share 10 of my thoughts with other aspiring strength coaches, athletes, and blog readers.

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