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IGCT Episode #87: Dan Trink – Meet Them Where They Are

Dan Trink is the director of training operations at Peak Performance in New York City, where he trains a full roster of clients and athletes. He also sits on the advisory board for Men’s Fitness magazine in the category of sport performance.

Trink is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), the highest level of certification bestowed by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and is a USA Weightlifting (USAW) sport performance coach. He also earned a level 3 certification from the Poliquin International Certification Program, an honor reserved for trainers who have coached athletes at the national championship level and have placed

By |January 22nd, 2015|Episodes|0 Comments

IGCT Episode #86: Jim Wendler – Do Whatever It Takes

Jim Wendler is the creator and author of 5/3/1: The Simplest and Most Effective Training Method for Raw Strength.  He is a 3 time letter winner at the University of Arizona (football), has squatted 1000lbs in competition and has totaled 2375lbs.  He continues to write, train and work with a variety of athletes.


In This Episode We Discuss:

His journey into the Strength and Conditioning field.
Process of coming up with 5,3,1.
Why he wrote “Beyond 5,3,1″.
Common mistakes he sees from Coaches using 5,3,1.
His personal comeback from injury.
How he would design a 8 week Football program.
Best piece of coaching advice he has ever received.
His favorite quote, Book/App/Website

By |January 15th, 2015|Episodes|1 Comment

IGCT Episode #85: Jeff Nichols- “Effort Is King”

Jeff Nichols, CSCS graduated from Troy University with a BS in Exercise Physiology. From there, he became an Assistant Strength Coach for Troy University for 18 months before joining the Navy in October 2002. Nichols was a member of SEAL Teams. During that time, Nichols was the Active Duty Human Performance Department Head with SEALs. Nichols is currently an Exercise Physiologist for 2XU & Founder of Apex Human Performance in Virginia Beach, Virginia

In This Episode We Discuss:

His journey into the Strength and Conditioning field.
Why he choose to open his own business, and who his ideal client is.
How he goes about

By |January 8th, 2015|Episodes|1 Comment

Zack Cook – Philosophy Presentation “Triphasic Training”

Zack attended the University of Wisconsin Whitewater where he received his Masters in Health, Human Performance and Recreation. During his time at UW Whitewater Zack participated in, and coached football as an assistant football and strength coach. This is his presentation outlining Triphasic Training. If you want to learn more, take a look at Cal Dietz’s and Ben Peterson’s book: Triphasic Training, A systematic approach to elite speed and explosive strength performance.

Designed for those strength coaches who are unable to afford the time or money to do an onsite internship.  Coach McKeefery takes the same 8 lectures and assignments  he

By |December 30th, 2014|Tribe TV/Blog|0 Comments

IGCT Episode #84: Clif Marshall – Purpose Driven Life

Coach Clif Marshall enters his seventh year as the Performance Director at Ignition® where he is responsible for the design and implementation of both the strength and speed programs for all athletes. With more than 13 years of professional experience, Marshall has trained over 250 NFL® players since 2007, including first round draft picks, Super Bowl Champions and Pro Bowlers. Luke Kuechly, the 2014 Defensive Player of the Year in the NFL, has been one of Marshall’s most notable clients the last three off seasons. Other current Pro Bowlers include Geno Atkins, Devin McCourty, and Terence Newman. Under Marshall’s direction,

By |December 23rd, 2014|Episodes|0 Comments