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1st & goal from the one

Thank you to football coaches for your questions. Here’s part of my answer: Here’s a case study: Our ball, on our one. 99 yards away from the end zone. Two choices: (i) call it 1st & 10 from our one. Or, (ii) 1st & goal from the one. We call it 1st & goal from […]

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The most important score.

Question #1. What is the minimum number of offensive players needed on the Line of Scrimmage? Not one new post-secondary team I’ve ever coached ever scored 100% by the full 100% of the entire team on a Football IQ Test administered on Day One.  And, not one new post-secondary team that I took over as […]

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How not to go broke – 20 yrs gym business

Thank you for your business questions this week about how to survive 20 yrs in the #gym business and 2 govt #shutdowns in one year. Here are some of my answers. This is what our business team does. I’m not telling you what to do with your business. I’m simply answering your daily questions about […]

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What wins most.

Thank you for your football coaching questions. Here’s my answer about what has worked for our football program for 40 years: Taught football teams & college law enforcement students for 4 decades: WeightRoom wins.  Weight room is the foundation of player-safety in mind-body-soul. #WeightRoom builds the essential #NaturalEquipment to survive #BloodSports & #BloodWork that can […]

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Change the culture.

“Change the culture” is the new trend within the Football Establishment and the Sports Establishment even though its been around since the beginning of civilization. “Change the culture” is more PMS – Post Modern Society – perceived innovation, another example of how PMS takes the old and tries to make it sound new. “Change the […]

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#DefensiveCoordinator – #shutdown, run down.

Working as a Defensive Coordinator is the best training, education, and Higher Learning to become an Offensive Coordinator. All learning is vital but coordinating a defense will teach the most about how to coordinate an offense. When you learn how to shutdown an offense, you will learn how never to be shutdown on offense – […]

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How to handle another business #shutdown

Thank you for the myriad messages asking #business questions about how we have dealt with 2 government shutdowns of the gym I own in one year. This article is only part 1 of my answer. The following are the key points that worked for us. Your reality is different. Hope this answers your questions: Admit […]

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4th down, run down.

Taught #football #teams, #college #lawenforcement #students, and women lifting teams for 45 years: The human mind is easily influenced by the easy way out.  The difference between getting pounded by 300 yards rushing and pounding the other team with 300 yards rushing is how many 300 lbs. reps you bench press & squat. Heavy bench […]

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300 Club

Here’s Real Life&Death Lesson #25,093 that I’ve taught football teams and college law enforcement students for 40 years: The image in your mind determines how much you grind.   And how much you grind determines how much ground you break. My 15 year police career taught me that ordinary goals are not enough when things […]

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Covid recruiting & retention strategy

Thank you for your #business questions about our recruiting & retention strategies to solve #business problems during the #pandemic. Here’s a summary our current recruiting & retention strategy, compliments of the gym I own – X Fitness: “Are you shutting down?” Our staff at the gym I own – X Fitness – is asked that […]