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Measuring the Success of Your Strength and Conditioning Program

Posted by Juan Pablo Reggiardo on Jul 5, 2017 9:00:00 AM

There are many factors that influence athletic performance. Often, strength and conditioning coaches get to witness incremental achievements made both by an individual and by a team in the gym. There is little doubt that a sport-specific strength and conditioning program will always be a key driver of overall success.

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Topics: S+C, Coaching Technology

Software for Strength Coaches: Program Analytics

Posted by Nick Folker on Jul 5, 2017 7:45:00 AM

 

The ability to track your athletes' progress and evaluate your program thorought the season is at the center of BridgeAthletic's software for strength coaches. While mapping results across many seasons is crucial to your team’s success, having the tools to communicate and examine your programming can serve as an equally important factor when assessing results and planning your next steps. The BridgeAthletic software for strength coaches not only allows you to track your athletes' success, but the analytical features enable you to compare those results to the composition of your programming.

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Topics: S+C, Coaching Technology

Strength Training Software: Leveraging Athlete Maxes and Building with %1RME

Posted by Nick Folker on Jul 5, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Delivering an individualized strength and conditioning program to each member of a team used to be difficult. Often, we found ourselves calculating percentages based on each athlete’s 1 rep max equivalent (%1RME) and then creating unique lifting cards, containing each individual’s weight prescriptions. However, strength training software and the BridgeAthletic builder does away with these calculations. Simply choose to prescribe weight based on %1RME and deliver your workout to every athlete at once, allowing each value to automatically calculate, based on the percentages assigned. No more mistyped Excel formulas. Spend your time on the floor, not the computer.

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Topics: S+C, Coaching Technology

Software for Strength Coaches: Connecting Your Entire Athletic Department

Posted by Nick Folker on Jun 30, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Communicating with your team can be a challenge. Accounting for last minute scheduling conflicts, relaying workout descriptions in the off season, and generally keeping track of a high volume of athletes can be a challenge. That’s why we’ve created software for strength coaches and the Team Stream feature to help streamline all communication with your individual athletes as well as the different parts of your department, from sports coaches to trainers. While this simple messaging system can significantly impact your athletes’ engagement and your tracking of their success, BridgeAthletic’s communication features also enable the rest of your training staff to collaborate more effectively.

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Topics: S+C, Coaching Technology

Software for Strength Coaches: Tracking Progress with Scorecards & Test History

Posted by Nick Folker on Jun 30, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Testing your athletes is crucial to measuring the success of your strength and conditioning program. While it can be time consuming and difficult to collect data and analyze your team's stats, the BridgeAthletic software for strength coaches allows you to compile, organize, track, and examine your athlete's tests against each other and over time.

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Topics: S+C, Coaching Technology

Introducing the BridgeAthletic Mobile Application and Program

Posted by Nick Folker on Oct 20, 2013 7:19:00 AM

The Bridge Program

Over the last 6 months, in a closed beta we have used our proprietary training tools to oversee the strength, stability, flexibility and mobility training programs for a number of California’s elite swimming and water polo programs. Up to this point we have remained in stealth mode as we focused on improving our product.

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Topics: S+C, Coaching Technology