Articles by: Elliott Richardson

Improving your acceleration technique: Don’t drive with the brakes on!

Improving your acceleration technique: Don’t drive with the brakes on!

May 29, 2020 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

Hopefully you’re all taking advantage of the nicer weather and putting into practice the acceleration program I laid out last.

Distancing yourself from your competition during COVID-19

Distancing yourself from your competition during COVID-19

May 15, 2020 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

Introduction Every challenge presents an opportunity. This is what we’re going through at this moment with COVID-19. I think that it’s important to mention that I’m not talking about people who are at the front lines of this pandemic, or those that have faced unemployment or changes in lifestyle sinceRead More

Training acceleration: Distancing yourself from the competition during COVID-19

Training acceleration: Distancing yourself from the competition during COVID-19

May 14, 2020 at 5:15 amby 0 comments

Training Acceleration Understanding the why The first step: maybe the most crucial component of every play. It helps decide who wins off the line, at the point of attack, coming out of a break, or winning off the line. Coaches love players with ‘a great first step’. Like anything explosiveRead More

Offseason for Football: Be a multi-sport athlete

Offseason for Football: Be a multi-sport athlete

May 3, 2020 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

CFC Prospect Game CFC100 ATH Jaxson Zurby (Above) Now that everyone is in the offseason, it’s important to start thinking about next year to get better. On top of getting bigger, faster and stronger this offseason, you should remember to become a more complete player as well. One of theRead More

Combine Training Tips Part 1: Winning your 40 yard stance

Combine Training Tips Part 1: Winning your 40 yard stance

March 14, 2020 at 6:15 amby 0 comments

The 40 yard dash is considered the most important test at the combine. With the emphasis on speed and athleticism in today’s game, coaches are finding ways to separate themselves from the competition. When you look at the NFL or CFL drafts, there’s a very strong relationship between 40 yardRead More

In-Season Training Part 2: Strength

In-Season Training Part 2: Strength

September 25, 2019 at 6:25 amby 0 comments

Part 2: Strength training in-season In the first part of this series, I talked about the main athletic qualities that an athlete and coach should look to improve or maintain during the season, and how long it takes to lose them.  To review: Maximal Speed (detrains in 5-7 days) MaximalRead More

In Season Training Considerations Part 1: SPEED!

In Season Training Considerations Part 1: SPEED!

September 19, 2019 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

😤😤 pic.twitter.com/oHz5gE3RtK — Jhavoun Blake (@BlakeJhavoun) August 3, 2019 Twitter: CFC100 RB/FS Jhavoun Blake Most athletes have spent the better part of the last 6-8 months training hard for this upcoming season. They have trained in the gym to get stronger, done countless sprints to get faster, and worked theirRead More

CFC welcomes Strength and Conditioning Coach Elliott Richardson on staff

CFC welcomes Strength and Conditioning Coach Elliott Richardson on staff

August 1, 2019 at 8:00 amby 0 comments

Photo Credit: cfl.ca by CFC Scout Canadafootballchat.com is pleased to welcome Elliott Richardson on staff, who’ll be producing articles that educate high school prospects across the nation about proper strength and conditioning techniques. Richardson has spent the last seven years as the Strength & Conditioning Coach at Acadia, but also bringsRead More

 
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