JFIFC    $ &%# #"(-90(*6+"#2D26;=@@@&0FKE>J9?@=C  =)#)==================================================_K" }!1AQa"q2#BR$3br %&'()*456789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz w!1AQaq"2B #3Rbr $4%&'()*56789:CDEFGHIJSTUVWXYZcdefghijstuvwxyz ?j))f ($pO iOnOvpoW?RF (g_tIiEn: ~tʃ,RiAdr+ůxP[-A />ٚ.ȇi;cz5GoO2a"CNz~ Y6\5pHPU} ų'4(s#P5k{RK>vVb'}&4yͦxr 6I~$`p|?@$u< ^L5"C<d2ҸAa ,ba,9*TM-\[HVS1WӞ0G"r d#ξlhbF ٯN.k#,=!pz%֖_۩>kjnU.]j,}s!N",{r$.' +ȼIXNtC2JcKխy4(HH:NGbqGi-lK(6UK@9kƵ4[KNigQ#Y׍-iә倃9;Íg_ƣI02!2{ck5,@g@ZB"|$Ib3+v,{ҽVȊ{˪iomOc&c+c,1%Sk2{W੾sCw5 }tF]sD/Z/-J$-ÏΓAt\o+׵tL*a}I5֮0UvGN?2 >aA5u'V T s(H,GY*HE(7)Tc#Omk rrsSQAݬQE ( 9QoxaTzΰpGUf&xoJӣ͖,K9T}Z+>SўGgՇq^' c̵a5GpKErcwwv8j{gHaving coached the BFS Program for eight years at other schools, hosted a BFS Clinic, and assisted Clinicians Jim Brown and Greg Shepard, I was easily sold on the benefits of implementing the Readiness Program at Centennial. As a head Football Coach and Strength and Conditioning Coordinator, I believe many people are cautious, or maybe even fearful, of athletes as young as seventh and eighth grade beginning a structured lifting program. Most of that thinking is based on misinformation. Our BFS Readiness Program is based on teaching lifting technique, weight room safety, record breaking and goal setting. My son Jordan, who is in the seventh grade, started the Readiness Program the spring of his sixth grade year. When asked why he wanted to make the commitment to the weight room, he gave me this answer:  I'm inspired by P.J. Brown (son of BFS Clinician Jim Brown) and someday I would like to be a BFS All-American. At this young age, Jordan was already setting his long-term goals.<br>We are attempting to instill a work ethic in our yo