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March 13, 2019
Excelsior AD Club newsletter March 2019 We have had so much happen in the last month, and exciting things happening in the run up to Easter, it is best to keep them all in one place. So here you go. 6 members complete their Athletic Development Coaching Course Archie, Daisy, Flora, Jakin, Rebecca and Stephanie […]

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NFL Combine Bench Press Record

nfl bench press recordIt is NFL Combine time.

This annual media circus attracts huge coverage in the USA. The bench press record for 100kg was set last week (video and text here) with a massive 49 reps. It will be interesting to see how this transfers to a playing career.  A lot of money is made getting people ready to do well at these tests.

I am currently training one GB American Footballer who will have to do a mini version in July for College applications. It is getting the balance right for looking after the individual, and making them stand out amongst hundreds of apllicants. for me, the ability to play well is the most important aspect.

How to Improve your 40m time.

An essential part of the Combine is the 40 yard dash. This article I wrote a couple of years ago highlights the need for 40 metre sprint training and ways to improve it.

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