We know you’ve seen it, and maybe have even tried it.
You know…. the super-duper, ultra-complex, multi-angle, compound circuit, training day that looks far more like a circus act than a training protocol for combat athletes.
Yes, you do learn hundreds of scientifically proven training routines and principles in the MMA Conditioning Coach Certification course. However, you don’t need to combine all of them in any single workout. And, it’s unlikely you need all of them in a full season of training for any single athlete.
Your job is to have a massive toolbox of knowledge and skills. Then, you carefully select the best possible combination for the task at hand.
Understanding Sports Psychology for Better Results
(Go Beyond Motivation!)
When you work with your students, how are you motivating them?
Do you consider they may have an “internal frame of reference” when it comes to their motivational strategies? This means they are motivated from “internal” points of reference.
If they had an “external frame of reference” for motivation, they would be motivated more based on what others think or say about their performance.
If you don’t know how to determine which is best, you may not be effective at motivating your student.
Have you ever spoken to your students about affirmations?
5 Ways to Improve Recovery
When you or your students train hard, proper and full recovery is critical for continual progression and injury reduction.
Each of us has a favorite method to assist in recovery. For some, it is as simple as taking a day off and watching Netflix. In many cases that just isn’t enough.
Here are some strategies that will dramatically improve recovery, and therefore performance as well: