A Thought Process vs a Program

  Written by: Kevin Cann   John Flagg actually said this to me a couple of weeks ago.  He said that certain coaches give you a thought process.  Some of these coaches would include Louie Simmons, Boris Sheiko, and Mike T.  I thought this was a very good point and really thought about it for … Continue reading A Thought Process vs a Program

Managing Fatigue in Powerlifting

  Written by: Kevin Cann     As a coach one of our biggest jobs is managing fatigue with lifters.  Fatigue seems to have this very negative perception with lifters and coaches.  Fatigue is not necessarily a bad thing.  We actually probably need it to get stronger.   Powerlifting is a very unique sport in … Continue reading Managing Fatigue in Powerlifting

Individual Differences, American Culture and Heavy Singles

Written by: Kevin Cann   American culture is very focused on the individual when we compare it to other countries.  This needs to be taken into consideration by the coach.  Our cultural beliefs are an important aspect of our physiological strength.   Communist countries have a greater group mentality.  Each individual is part of a … Continue reading Individual Differences, American Culture and Heavy Singles

How We Differ from Westside: In Fact We are Quite Different

  Written by: Kevin Cann   I got this idea for an article in a conversation with a lifter that trains out of Westside.  I think people confuse what we do with Westside because we use variation and take heavy singles.  Beyond that, there are not a ton of similarities.   With that said, I … Continue reading How We Differ from Westside: In Fact We are Quite Different