March, 2014 | MPF Training Systems
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Monthly Archives: March 2014

The need for off-season speed. It’s not what you think!

Speed is built in the gym but technique is perfected on the field. The one thing that sticks out is that the majority of the coaches I observe during the off-season, that are having athletes do speed and agility drills are using the drills more for conditioning than actual mechanics and footwork. There is a…
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Taking the confusion out of the push press

The purpose of this article is to teach the Push Press technique and within the High School coaching community there seems to be some confusion about exercise terminology when it comes to overhead pressing movements. The one movement that I’m referring to is the overhead push press. I know of a few High School football…
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Off-season Training, Recovery, Active Rest

The other day I was talking to a client about injuries and the rate of injuries with high school athletes.  Especially when coming out of a season specifically, football and going right into another sport with little if any time for recovery and not giving their bodies enough time to heal from any injuries they might have…
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Rep Upper Body

Today is our rep upper body day, it’s the last training day of the week in the gym. Weekends are usually reserved for Strongman training and speed technique and COD drills. Our rep days only last for the duration of a High School/ College football season, after that we’re back into Speed days for upper…
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