Safe Effective Strength Training
More Teams Training Safely
February 24 "An athlete is
not crowned unless he competes according to the rules." –II
Some followers of our website have recently become concerned that we
are being misleading with the purpose of our Teams Page. We
feel that it is important for readers to understand that we are not
affiliated in any way with the teams listed, except for the two we
directly coach. If a school or team is listed it simply means that they
currently, or at one time, have trained with methods similar to our
own, NOT our own. These teams have had coaches who believe in safety,
efficiency, and strength productivity while producing better
We include some new teams to add to the list:
you add Minnetonka High School to the list of non-Olympic high
schools... thanks." Luke Carlson, Strength & Conditioning/Fitness
Coordinator, Minnetonka High School, Minnetonka, MN
Coach Carlson and his brother Ryan are hosting the 2003 Strength
& Science Seminar in Minneapolis, MN. He writes, "The clinic
will be held Saturday, April 12th at Minnetonka H.S. in the brand new
5,400 square foot Pagel Center. If you can imagine, it's much nicer
then the Blaine H.S. weight room. Speakers will include Tom Kelso
(Illinois-Chicago), Tim Wakeham (Mich. St.), Dr. Ted Lambridines, Matt
Brzycki (Princeton), and Jim Flanagan. The seminar will include
practical breakout sessions lead by me and Scott Savor (Detroit-Mercy).
" Please contact Coach
Carlson for more information.
- Scott DiNardo gave us this scoop, "Hey, I talked with my guy from
Siena College, Justin Livezey, and he said that all the teams
use [safe, efficient and productive training]. So you can add another
to the list.
Coach DiNardo is currently seeking an opportunity
to work in the collegiate strength and conditioning field. If any of
our readers have any information in this regard please contact Coach DiNardo.
- Coach Kelso, of University of Illinois at Chicago, informed
us of Coach Ray "Rock" Oliver, who works with the University of
Memphis basketball team and Coach Mike Bradley who also works with
the basketball team at Florida State.
Coach Kelso will
be speaking at the Minnesota clinic along with other distinguished
speakers. Don't miss the opportunity to learn from these
- Two more local Kansas City high school track and field programs
also train with safe, efficient and productive methods: Lincoln
College Prep and St. Theresa Academy.