Sets, Reps, and Negligence: How to Be a Safe and Effective High School Strength Coach, Part 1

Sets, Reps, and Negligence: How to Be a Safe and Effective High School Strength Coach, Part 1

Mike Nitka is the kind of coach every parent dreams their kid will have. After spending 35 years at Muskego High School, Coach Nitka now spends his "retirement" consulting on the Volt Advisory Board and educating young strength coaches on how to run safe and effective high school weight rooms. We're thrilled to feature his exclusive series on safety in the weight room - and what coaches can do to protect themselves (and their athletes) from potential harm.

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Creating a Strength and Speed Development Class

Creating a Strength and Speed Development Class

Physical Education classes give kids a much-needed opportunity to be active during a long, sedentary school day. But P.E. can be so much more than just an “open gym” exercise session. Legendary strength coach, Mike Nitka, MS, CSCS*D, RSCC*E, FNSCA, USAW, outlines how to develop a P.E. class focused on strength and speed development, from a teacher’s perspective.

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