liftalltheplates asked: 3 favorite books for S&C coaching, or coaching in general?
Becoming a Supple Leopard - Dr. Kelly Starrett
Most people need intense mobility work before they can complete any sort of movement (squat, deadlift, clean, etc) efficiently. Not saying they shouldn’t do these movements, but adding in proper mobility, postural, and stability work is imperative to success in coaching 99% of the population.
The Westside Barbell Book of Methods - Louie Simmons
This book is great for strength training period. It explains many different ideals behind strength training and how to utilize them properly. From application of methods to programing, this book pretty much covers it all.
Olympic Weightlifting: A Complete Guide for Athletes and Coaches - Greg Everett
This is the best book I have ever found when it comes to explaining the complexity of the Olympic lifts. It is definitely a tough read, I had to read through some pages 2-3 times to grasp concepts, but there is no other text recourse as valuable as this when it comes to comprehending the technical skill involved in these lifts.
Just bought one. I picked a green one. Josh picked a red one.
Then gives me the most adorable look ever and goes: “can we get the one that matches the jeep?”
We bought the red one.