Personal Training

Tipperary fire-fighters to battle it out in inaugural Setanta Fire Service Games

Fire-fighters from Co. Tipperary will battle it out in a test of physical fitness and endurance at the inaugural Setanta Fire Service Games next month. The first of their kind in Ireland, the Games will take place at Thurles Fire [...]

Transitioning to Training The General Population – Why Now is the Perfect Time to Start

S&C coaches live their lives split between two places - the gym and the playing field. Strength coaches’ primary concern is getting their athletes in top shape to perform on match day, and that involves a lot more than standing [...]

By |2019-01-23T18:03:08+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Athletic Performance, Personal Training, Resistance Training|

Olympic Weightlifting 101 – The Clean, Jerk and Snatch

Olympic weightlifting isn’t just for elite athletes. The clean, jerk, and snatch are great ways to teach movement and coordination under load. When coached and performed correctly, they contribute to fitness and natural movement patterns in ways most exercises don’t. [...]

Developing As An S&C Coach – Lessons Learned So Far

“Having the knowledge is ineffective if you lack good communication and relationship skills with your athletes and colleagues.” Former Setanta student, ex athlete and current Strength & Conditioning Coach with Sports Surgery Clinic, Colin Griffin, tells of his journey developing [...]