A New Variation

Written by: Kevin Cann   In the past I would analyze someone’s lifts, identify where they are breaking down, and utilize the proper variation to fix that technical issue.  These variations would be in the lifter’s comp stance, comp bar placement, comp grip, and comp deadlift.   The goal was to fix a poor skill.  … Continue reading A New Variation

The Importance of Variation and GPP

Written by: Kevin Cann   This is a topic that came up multiple times within the last few days for me.  It is something that I think is very important and something that I think a lot of coaches miss the mark with.   In a conversation with Zac Cooper, he made a great point.  … Continue reading The Importance of Variation and GPP

Understanding Variation: How Specific Should You Be?

Written by: Kevin Cann   Dave Tate of EliteFTS posted this question on Instagram the other day:   “Most coaches I speak to that only endorse the “sports specific” angle for powerlifting (only do the specific competition lifts) would have a more expanded view of the training process if they took the time to learn … Continue reading Understanding Variation: How Specific Should You Be?