Tag Archives: Grant’s Articles

Graduates – Earn the Right

Earn the Right

The current trend for universities is to offer a masters degree for eager Strength & Conditioning coaches. It’s the perfect solution to the exact problem they created: 1) accept way too many students into their under-grad programs; 2) wait for the suckers to realise there aren’t many jobs on offer; 3) offer further (online – it’s cheaper) education to the ...

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Internships

Interns

I differentiate between a Course (measured in hours to days), Work Experience (measured in days to weeks) and an Internship (measured in months to a year) in time AND in hands on experience (Course: role-play; Work Experience: mainly observing; Internship: making decisions and owning the outcomes). Typically there are three types of Internships: Unpaid, Paid and Pay-to-Play. Below are my ...

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What to look for when selecting a Strength & Conditioning Coach

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The time has arrived for you to start searching for a Strength & Conditioning (S&C) Coach for your Child. Perhaps they’re taking their sport more seriously? Or they need to build their body up for the extra training they’re doing? Or maybe it’s to balance their bodies or develop their athleticism? Most likely it’s a combination of all of the ...

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Things to do when Injured

Injured

No one wants to be injured. But the longer you compete the greater the chances you’ll sustain an injury. Below are some things you should be doing while you’re out.   1) Your Rehab You’d think this is a given but a lot of Athletes struggle to even do this part. Especially if it’s to be done at home. Just ...

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Chasing a Masters degree in Performance?

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Having taken on an average six interns every year since 2005 I often have many of the same questions come up. A frequent discussion for those coming to the end of their degree is about ‘further study’ so I’ve decided to put my thoughts into this blog post. Typically two main programs have been mentioned in the past few years: ...

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