Written by: Kevin Cann A popular lifter/coach made an arbitrary list of exercises and gave each exercise a rating. I understand what he was trying to do, and it is really not a bad idea. Every coach has their own lists of exercises that they prefer. I could not disagree more with the ratings of a lot of … Continue reading Understanding Dynamic Correspondence
Written by: Kevin Cann People have a giant misunderstanding about what we do at Precision Powerlifting Systems. I was mentioned on a podcast where the host said that “Kevin is just going through his Westside phase.” He said it saying that every coach has gone through that phase. Ironically, he was having this conversation with a 24 … Continue reading Periodization of Max Effort Work
Written by: Kevin Cann The max effort method is the best method to build absolute strength. This is undeniable due to the specificity of heavy singles for the sport of powerlifting. The max effort method builds the inter and intra muscular coordination, technical efficiency at heavy weights, and psychological strength. It teaches lifters how to compete. The Bulgarian … Continue reading Frequency of Max Effort Lifts
Written by: Kevin Cann I saw a video last week where a coach was taking questions from followers. One of these followers asked about a conjugate program for raw lifting. The coach then said it was not a program that is useful for raw lifting and only one high level lifter uses it. This statement is incredibly … Continue reading PPS Programs vs Westside Conjugate vs DUP
Written by: Kevin Cann Ever since I got into the field of strength and conditioning around 2005, I have been told that profiling athletes or giving assessments on clients is the way to go. This has evolved into every little variable in training needing to be profiled and then individualized into a training program for the … Continue reading Is individualized Training Overrated?