by Bret Contreras November 20, 2013
Congratulations, you’re a strong bro! You have strong lifting partners and you’ve even helped some of them pack hundreds of pounds onto their powerlifting totals. Nice work!
Now you’d like to take the next step and become a strength coach. You want to apply your skills to help athletes get better, but before you do, there are some things you need to learn. Here are twenty of them: (keep in mind that these are just my opinions, that there are many ways to structure a program and that many routes can lead to success)
Please don’t mistake the advice contained within this article as dismissive of your skills. If you can coach the powerlifts well and you understand regressions and progressions, then you’re off to an excellent start. These skills will take you very far in this field. But if you want to succeed, you need to learn the ropes and master the art of being a strength coach. I wish you the best of luck!
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