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New Feature- Testing Progress Report

This new testing progress report I really love
The testing progress feature shows us a few key data points and a really great comparison feature, we will go through each column to show what data you can gather....
Column 1 will show you the list of tests you selected from the drop down that you want to see.  You can group by class periods or level and sport.Column 2 will give the date of the most recent time the test was performed.Column 3 will give you data for the most recent tests, weight/reps, time/distance etc.Column 4 will tell you the amount of working sets done between the previous and most recent test during the year.  This is a very important number if you realistically expect progress.Column 5 will give the change in data between the previous and most current test + or -Column 6 will give the average testing result at YOUR school for a particular exercise for that students graduation year and gender.  This is based on the fact that your students have selected their correct g…

Training Philosophy (AU Workout Library)

Happy Labor Day!
I will keep doing posts on different parts of the system and how to use them, but I also want to put out some posts on training philosophy and hopefully we can get some good conversation going.

These are some basic thoughts I have on how my personal training/coaching philosophy is built.

1.  Use the base scientific principals that are tried and true.  That come from solid peer reviewed research, and their efficacy has been proven over and over in practical execution. Stay away from "bro" science, the stuff you hear that may sound rationale, but just hasn't been proven in a legitimate fashion.  I am not saying that you don't develop ideas of your own, but these thoughts should be moving pieces, not pillars of your philosophy.

2.  My environment is extremely impactful thing on my training philosophy.  My facility, my athletes/students, my time limitations, the overall ability/training age of my athletes/students, current state of the culture surroundi…