Precision Powerlifting Systems is based out of Boston, Mass. Head Coach Kevin Cann leads the team through individualized Sheiko-style programming leading up to local, regional, and national level powerlifting meets.
Kevin is dedicated to his work. He is a trustworthy and reliable coach with a sharp sense of humor. His coaching style is very straightforward; no frills. His attention to technique was evident from day one — and that is really important to me!
I’ve been working with Kevin for about 16 months now and just have to say thank you for everything that he has done for me as a lifter. Working with Kevin and his Sheiko programming has brought consistency to my lifts and confidence to me as a person. I’ve traveled to nationals for the first time and competed with and against some of the best lifters in the country, and am planning my first trip to the Arnold. With the way we train, I know every time I step under the bar I am prepared and ready.
And while I love having Kevin as my coach, the best part of training with him is being a part of the PPS team. Powerlifting is inherently an individual sport – but PPS has developed into a tight-knit group of lifters who constantly support each other, go to meets together, and are just honestly good friends. We are working professionals who are also competitive lifters, and working together to be strong on the platform and in life.
Written by: Kevin Cann There is an old saying “The more I learn the less I know.” I think this statement misses the mark quite a bit. To be honest, the more I learned, the more I thought I knew. If you truly want to know something you need to be observant. Observing … Continue reading Fatigue: What Do We Really Know?
Written by: Kevin Cann I have made a drastic change to the way I write my programs. Ever since I started coaching this sport, I have tracked a lot of data. I tracked tonnage, number of lifts, average intensity, percent of lifts performed as competition, and ACWR (acute chronic work ratio). Over the … Continue reading Flexible Programming
Written by: Kevin Cann I started this coaching thing by mimicking my coach. I was fortunate enough to have one of the greatest coaches in this sport at the time and for 3 years. Over time my network grew, and my learning expanded. My network includes other powerlifting coaches as well as physical … Continue reading My First Theory: Mechanical Stress and Perception
Written by: Kevin Cann I have written about my change of focus coaching over the past 5 or 6 months. I have mentioned how I have way more questions than answers. This was a drastic shift in my thinking as I believed that I had more answers than questions before. How could I not … Continue reading Is It Time to Move on From My Data?