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IGCT Episode #79: Ben Rosenblatt – “Monitor What You Want To See Change”

Ben Rosenblatt leads the S&C programme for the Great Britain & England Women’s Hockey teams in their preparation through to Rio 2016. He has a PhD in the “biomechanics analysis of the training principles in strength and conditioning”  (Cardiff School of Sport), coaches several members of the British Olympic Judo team and is an honorary lecturer at University College London. Having worked in college and university sport in the USA and UK Ben took an internship with the Olympic Medical Institute as an S&C coach. Ben then led the Sports Science and Fitness at Birmingham City FC in the English

By |November 20th, 2014|Episodes|0 Comments

Sean Conaty – Philosophy Presentation “Tier System”

Sean Conaty Coaching Assistant at Eastern Michigan University. Former Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant at Springfield College, and Strength and Conditioning Intern with the Buffalo Bills, IMG Academy, Merrimack College, East Carolina University and Fitness Quest 10.


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 gives his interns and put them online.  Each week for eight weeks you will go through the same education program his interns go through.  Click here for more details.  

By |November 18th, 2014|Tribe TV/Blog|0 Comments

IGCT Episode #78: Joe Defranco – “Whatever You Do, Do With Passion”

Joe DeFranco established his program and training gym designed only for athletes at a New Jersey location in 2003. Since then, his warehouse-type centers are training athletes have worked to improve athletic performance at the high school, college, and professional-levels. DeFranco’s tough strength training program was featured in the documentary Strong, and his center was voted as one of the top 10 gyms in the country by Men’s Health magazine.

In This Episode We Discuss:

His journey into the Strength and Conditioning field.
What he believes has contributed most to his success.
What separates his gym from others.
How athletes are evaluated the first time

By |November 13th, 2014|Episodes|2 Comments

IGCT Episode #77: Ethan Reeve – Champions Come in Pairs

Ethan Reeve is the Head Strength Coach at Wake Forest, coming from Ohio University in 2001, to guide the Demon Deacons Strength and Athletic Development program.

Reeve, who spent six years with the Bobcats, was a two-time NCAA All-American and four-time SEC champion wrestler at the University of Tennessee. He began his coaching career at his alma mater serving as assistant wrestling coach/strength coach for wrestling for two years.

He also assisted with wrestling at Oklahoma State, Ohio, and Clemson before serving as head wrestling coach at UT-Chattanooga from 1984-1990 where his teams won five Southern Conference championship titles.

Reeve is certified through USA

By |November 6th, 2014|Episodes|2 Comments

IGCT Episode #76: Michael Doscher – Everyday Is A “er” Day!

Now in his 19th year as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Valdosta State, Michael Doscher has been instrumental in VSU’s athletic success during his tenure with the school. After all, Doscher’s leadership in the weight room has aided the school in winning four of its five NCAA Division II National Championships, including three in football. He has aided the remaining ten Blazer programs to numerous Gulf South Conference championships and NCAA tournament appearances.

Doscher has received numerous honors for his work in the field of Speed/Strength and Conditioning. In 2007, he was named the Samson Division II Strength and

By |October 30th, 2014|Episodes|0 Comments