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Featured Articles from BFS Magazine

Featured Article -- Blast from the Past - Utah Jazz Summer Program
Featured Article -- Hills West High - 12-0 Champions!
Featured Article -- Staying Strong at Schalmont High
Featured Article -- A Tradition of Excellence -- Cary-Grove High School
Featured Article -- 2010 BFS High School of the Year -- Alexander High School
Featured Article -- The BFS Difference -- Southwest Georgia Academy - This month's featured article is great story about a school restoring a winning tradition. Southwest Georgia Academy in Damascus, Georgia...


Featured Article -- Staying Strong with BFS -- McDonell Central High - At BFS we talk alot about what what it takes to help every coach and player reach thier full potential. To this end we have designed...


Featured Article -- Gridiron Rebels With a Cause -- Berrien High School - This month's Featured Article is a story about a school changing its entire identity. The Berrian High School Rebels...


Featured Article -- BFS High School of the Year -- Aztec High School, Aztec New Mexico - We encourage our kids to play as many sports as they can, and if they are not playing a sport, we want them to continue lifting with the BFS program...


Featured Article -- Capital Results -- Capital High School - Our signature success story in BFS involves a school that has been doing poorly in sports, and then quickly starts enjoying success...


Featured Article -- Blueprint for Success -- Baltimore Public Schools - At BFS we talk a lot about the power of unifying athletic training across all sports and PE in a high school environment...


Featured Article -- What's New at Utah State -- A Weightroom Makeover Inspires a Winning Attitude - Function dictates design is the best way to describe the recent makeover of the Utah State varsity weight room. Located in scenic Logan, Utah...


Featured Article -- Utah State -- Weightroom Makeover Inspires Winning Attitude - This week's Featured Article is about a program that has rethought what was important in a championship weight room. Let's see What's New at Utah State...


Feature Article -- Developing Athletic Superiority -- Contrast Training - Understanding why contrast training works can be a very difficult concept to grasp, and frankly can make for some...


Featured Article -- Unified Success -- Louisville High School, Louisville Ohio - Being an athletic director is a challenging job in todayís recession: Not only do you have to deal with budget cuts, but the parents and community...


Featured Article -- The Undefeated Never Rest -- Coaching Utes Football - Taking over a losing program is always a challenge for a coach. How do you change the offense and defense, if at all? How do you motivate...


Feature Article -- Rising From the Ashes -- Huntley Project High School - Early in the morning of September 18, 2008, a fire set by arsonists destroyed much of Huntley Project High School...


Featured Article -- State Champions: Parma High School -- A BFS Success Story - High school football programs often have their ups and downs, and for three years Parma High School in Parma, Idaho, was definitely...


Featured Article -- Small Town, Big Dreams -- The Story of Wautoma High School's 180 Degree Turnaround - This Month's Feature Article is from BFS Clinician Jeff Scurran and details his exciting story of working with Wautoma High School in Oshkosh, WI...


Featured Article -- BFS Position Paper: on Unification -- FREE Download - Unification is the concept that all high school and middle school athletes, and even some college athletes, will follow the same basic training philosophy...


Featured Article -- WHAT A WIN! -- Congratulations to North Carolina and Tyler Hansbrough - After an impressive run in the 2008 NCAA tournament last year Tyler Hansbrough returned to North Carolina for his senior year...


Feature Article -- Safety and Liability Position Paper -- BFS Guidelines on How to Keep Your Athletes Safe and Minimize the Risk of Legal Trouble - There is a common but unfortunate belief that when it comes to the possibility of getting sued, coaches have little to worry about..


Feature Article -- Certification: It's More Important Than You Think -- The Rise and Fall of Continuing Education for Coaches - If you ever have the good fortune to meet Glenn A. Morris or to take one of his weight training classes, you will find that he is one of the most knowledgeable authorities...


Featured Article -- A Closer Look at the Hex Bar Dead Lift -- BFS Magazine July/August 2008 - In the early years of BFS we recommended that athletes perform the straight bar deadlift as one of their core exercises...


Feature Article -- Restore the Roar -- Selma High School From 0-34 to Championship Contenders - As with all levels of sport, in high school athletics everybody loves a winner. That includes the parents, the student body, the administration and the media...


Feature Article -- BFS Has Been Around the Block a Time or Two -- Blast From the Past: Barry Sanders - Barry Sanders looked at his big brother Byron, who looked up at the stadium stairs at Wichita State. "let's do it" they shouted. They hopped up and up. Their legs pumping and straining...


Feature Article -- The University of Utah Utes -- Power Tennis Program - The days of champion tennis players such as John McEnroe dominating the court with their touch and ball placement are gone. To win today...


Feature Article -- Academic and Athletic Success -- DeAnn Loree Pertz - There are some who believe that itís not possible to achieve the highest levels of athletic and academic achievement at the same time. After all, there are only so many hours in the day...


Feature Article - Eden Prairie Eagles - With 3,100 students, Eden Prairie High School is the largest high school in Minnesota. Last year the school was ranked by Newsweek in its list of the top 1,200 high schools...


Featured Article - A closer look at the Parallel Squat - When BFS started 32 years ago, one of the most controversial aspects of our program was our promotion of the squat. We stood by it then as one of the best exercises for athletes, and we stand by it now.

Much of the controversy originated from the belief that squats were harmful to the knees...


Featured Article for April 2008 - BFS has been promoting the box squat as a core lift for over 30 years. It is one of the most effective exercises for developing overall strength and lower body explosiveness. Maybe, just maybe, this is an appropriate time to say, We told you so!


BFS Featured Article for March 2008 - Lutheran High North

Small School, BIG Punch

A commitment to UNIFICATION has paid off for these athletes from Houston
When it comes to state educational systems, itís not true that everything is bigger in Texas. But it is true that sometimes smaller can be better...


BFS Feature Article for February 2008 - BFS knows what it takes to be successful in high schools, both in PE and Sports. Our exceptional staff of clinicians draws from a deep background in the educational environment and brings this expertise to you...


Feature Article for January 2008 - High school coaches today are faced with ever-increasing challenges, even more so than their predecessors were. Thatís what makes it so difficult to single out just one high school for our highest honor Ė so many schools deserve recognition for their hard-won accomplishments. But we had to make a choice, and we believe we made a wise one in selecting Titusville High School as the 2007 BFS High School of the Year. Learn more about how school sports training unification can lead to success over all athletic programs at your school. Listen Rich Venuto of Louisville High School in Ohio as he speaks to Coach Freeborn about their experience with a unified BFS athletic program on the BFS Maxcast video channel...


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