Tag: strength and conditioning

Coaching Principles

Applying exercise science and evidence-based practices in clinical, healthy and sporting populations. Last year we delivered our inaugural ‘Coaching Foundations Program’ that covered pre-screening assessments, exercise prescription and periodisation methods for athletes and the ‘Average Joe’. This year we are going one step further by delivering a ‘Hammer Athletic Coaching Principles’ program. Eligibility This course…

February Best on Ground

As coaches, we see the effort and dedication that our clients put into their sessions on a daily basis and despite the rigours of daily life (their jobs, their families and everything in between), they get outstanding results. It makes us proud. Our ‘best on ground’ award aims to highlight individuals who have shown exceeding…

German Volume Training Clinic

The German Volume Training (GVT) program runs for 6 weeks commencing February 11th, 2019. Each year, we implement the GVT protocol among our athletes which is a protocol derived by Rolf Feser. Feser’s method of resistance training involved performing 10 sets of 10 repetitions, on a 60-90 second turnaround, at roughly 50-65% of a participant’s…

Overreaching 2017

  Where has this year gone? It only seems like yesterday that we were yelling ‘Schisse!’ during our grueling German Volume Program, yet here we are a mere 4 weeks from our coveted Overreaching program. This will be the eighth iteration of our most challenging and exciting program and while we have been getting more…

Coaching Foundations Program

However, we also know that this process isn’t without its flaws; just like any industry, tertiary education is now a large commercial enterprise, with 16,000 sports science and human movement students’ graduating from universities in Australia last year alone. While a large graduate population allows for a competitive workforce comprised of talented and well-educated individuals…

12 Week Summer Preseason

Wait. ‘Summer Preseason’ doesn’t sound particularly scientific or elite in the slightest. In fact, you may be thinking ‘has Hammer sold its soul like all the other big gyms to exploit the marketability of fitness?’ We’d be lying if we said there wasn’t some capitalisation on the nervousness that showing a bit of skin during…