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 Having strong hips and shoulders is important in all sports - Get Strong.

Topics: Pendulum Shoulder/Incline, Pendulum Hip Press

The Pendulum Challenge

The latest studies show that women are approximately 52% as strong as men in their upper body and 66% as strong in their lower bodies.  A women having less strength in their upper torso in general is because they tend to have a lower proportion of their lean tissue distributed there. The differences in muscular strength in equally trained men and women is almost entirely accounted for by the difference in muscle size. 

This year at the Collegiate Strength Coaches Association, strength coaches competed against one another for $500.00. The event was deemed the Pendulum Challenge. Because the challenge included both men and women the performance guidelines were set based on the above factors of body weight and gender.

The winner of the  Pendulum Challenge at the National Conference and $500.00 cash was Northwestern University's Taylor Hynes. She performed an incredible total of 109 strict reps on the Pendulum 3-way Row, Seated Squat, and Shoulder/Incline. Taylor can be seen surrounded by members of the Pendulum Staff after her impressive victory. 

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Topics: Pendulum Seated Squat, Announcements, Pendulum Shoulder/Incline, Success, Pendulum 3 Way Row

The New Jersey Strength and Conditioning And Athletic Development Clinic

The 7th Annual Strength and Conditioning/Athletic Development New Jersey Clinic is headed back to The Pingry School on Saturday, February 18, 2017.

 CEUs will be 0.8 NSCA, 3.25 CSCCa and 8 NSPA.

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7:45-8:00a Opening Remarks – Doug Scott/Robert Taylor, Jr

8:00-8:55a "Implementing An Impact Oriented Program"
Robert Taylor, Jr., Founder and Owner of SMARTER Team Training

9:00-9:55a "Speed Development For Athletes"
Edward Grayer, Former Director of Speed Development for Rutgers Football

10:00-10:55a "Add Intensity To Your Training Daily"
Rick Court, Assistant AD/Head Football Sports Performance At The University Of Maryland

11:00-11:55a "What You Need To Know About Current Research"
Mike Gittleson, Former University of Michigan Football Head S&C Coach

12:00-12:55p “Round Table” for Q&A – Presenters will field questions, provide advice, suggestions, and guidance where applicable. Lunch provided.

1:00-1:55p "Truths, Myths and Deceptions about Sports Supplements"
Mark Glazier, CEO of NutraBio

2:00-2:55p "Strength Training For Injured Athletes"
TBD

3:00-3:55p "Working With The Multi-Sport Athlete"
Doug Scott, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for The Pingry School

4:00p Closing comments – Doug Scott/Robert Taylor, Jr.

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You can pick up your CEU’s at the completion of the clinic where you registered by handing in your evaluation sheets of the sessions you attended. CEU’s will not be handed out prior to the end of the conference as directed by the NSCA.

"Mail-in" registration, hotel information, directions, etc for this event coming soon!

Refund Policy: Register on or before Friday, January 20 - 50%. After January 20, there is no refund.

For additional information, email Coach Taylor at coachtaylor@smarterteamtraining.com.

Address:
The Pingry School
131 Martinsville Road
Martinsville, NJ 07920, USA
Sidenote: GPS may recognize address as Martinsville or Basking Ridge.

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Topics: Pendulum Seated Squat, Pendulum 5 Way Neck, Pendulum Gripper, Pendulum Shoulder/Incline, Pendulum Rack System, Pendulum Glute-ham, Pendulum Hip Press, Pendulum 3 Way Row, Pendulum Pulldown, Pendulum Squat Pro, Pendulum Grip Cart, Pendulum Combo Lat Pull, Pendulum Power Stack

Rivalries

A rivalry increases focus, effort and performance and brings out the best of both sides of the competition. This is true not only on the athletic field, with siblings, in business, in establishing a territory, as well as, in many other walks of life. Rivalries can and do shape how we derive our thoughts.

A great example of this effect is the 1860 election of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln purposely selected three men as part of his Cabinet, who politically ran against him and had sharply opposing views: Attorney General Edward Bates, Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase and Secretary of Sate William H. Seward. Creating this "Team of Rivals" and listening to their conflicting opinions brought greater challenges and these men with their disconsonant interactions turned America for the greater good of all. 

Rivalries move us to think differently, compete differently, train differently and even test us in unsuspecting ways  This can be seen in the athletic training room during rehabilitation, whereby we are charged with working as hard as possible to equivocate the strength of the injured appendage with the strength of the uninjured limb. Pitting one side of the body against the other is not only for rehab, but coaches and healthy athletes have used this technique in training throughout the advent of strength development history to make sure results are maximal.

Adding paint and dedicating a special Pendulum Machine for a 'rival opponent' in your weight room will elicit greater challenges, an incredible training response to Get Strong for the greater good of all.

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The Pendulum Seated Squat Pro

Topics: Pendulum Seated Squat, Pendulum Shoulder/Incline, Success, Pendulum 3 Way Row

Xavier Musketeers

Xavier University is a member of the Big East Conference and is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Musketeers Strength and Conditioning program is led by their 'outstanding'  Head Strength and Conditioning Coach, Matt Jennings. Matt was a center on the North Carolina Tar Heels football team in the early 1990's.  Interestingly, he coaches at a University that their sports program no longer includes the sport of football. Matt has brought his leadership, toughness and sense of purpose to Xavier to the good fortune of their athletic program.

Xavier recently upgraded their strength and conditiong facility to Get even Stonger.

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Topics: Pendulum Seated Squat, Pendulum Leg Curl, Pendulum Leg Extension, Pit Shark, Pendulum Shoulder/Incline, Pendulum Hip Press, Pendulum 3 Way Row, Pendulum Pulldown, Pendulum Squat Pro, Pendulum Grip Cart, Pendulum Power Stack

Washington Court House

Washington Court House

Washington Court House High School is located in Washington Court House, Ohio. The students embrace training and the school built it's athletes a facility that allows them to excel in their chosen endeavor. In addition to the excellent equipment former Washington C.H. native and former San Diego Charger, Mark Bihl runs the Strength and Conditioning program. They Get Strong in south central Ohio.

 

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Pit Sharks, Pendulum Squat Pro and Pendulum Seated Squats

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 Pendulum Shoulder/Incline and Pendulum Chest Presses

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 Pendulum Combo Lat Pull and Pendulum 3 Way Rows

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 Pendulum Hip Presses

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 Pendulum Head and Neck Machines

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Topics: Pendulum Seated Squat, Pendulum 5 Way Neck, Pit Shark, Pendulum 4 Way Neck, Pendulum Shoulder/Incline, Pendulum Hip Press, Pendulum 3 Way Row, Pendulum Squat Pro, Pendulum Combo Lat Pull

Three Pendulum Machines In One

The Pendulum Shoulder/Incline can become three different machines by making quick and simple adjustments to the seat and 'work arm'. Not only is this machine a tremendous exercise tool and rehabilitative device, it is the space saver that many programs need because of it's varying applications.

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Using the Pendulum Shoulder/Incline as a Chest Press

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The Pendulum Shoulder/Incline adjusted to become an Inclines Press

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The Overhead Press

Topics: Pendulum Shoulder/Incline

NSCA Coaches Conference

This year's National Strength and Conditioning Coaches Conference was located in San Antonio, Texas. Strength coaches, personal trainers, physical therapists, athletic trainers and others stopped by the Pendulum booth to Get Strong.

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Topics: Pendulum 5 Way Neck, Pendulum 4 Way Neck, Pendulum Shoulder/Incline, Pendulum Rack System, Pendulum Hip Press, Pendulum 3 Way Row, Pendulum Squat Pro, Pendulum Vertical Chest Press

Contralateral And Ipsilateral

Contralateral is defined as 'pertaining to the other side'. Ipsilateral is considered the opposite of contralateral and occurs on the same side. When you train one limb at a time there is always an effect, because of neural flow to the contralateral limb even if the limb is unenvolved in direct exercise. Coaches understanding this use specific exercise protocols to keep the contalateral limb always under muscular tension.

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Training keeping both arms extended, then lowering one limb and raising it up, then lowering the other limb causes the lifter to keep both arms under muscular tension during the entire exercise. This method of training insures an athlete does not favor an appendage when training bilaterally. This style of exercise may also be used for rehabilitative purposes or simply to augment a normal training regime.

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The Pendulum Shoulder/Iincline

Try this:

On the Pendulum Shoulder/Incline with a determined weight press up with two arms, then lower and press 4 reps with one-arm, while the contralateral limb continually holds the weight extended overhead. Upon completion of the 4th rep keep the limb extended and do 4 reps with the other arm. Once the 2nd arm has completed it's 4th rep leave it extended and begin the process over with a target of 3 reps with each arm. When both limbs have done 3 reps, then do 2 and then 1 rep with each arm.

The goal is 10 reps with each arm (4 reps, 3, 2, 1) adding 5 pounds when a total of 10 reps with the contralateral and ipsilateral arms can be achieved during the exercise. 

A great way to Get Strong.

Topics: Strength Training, Pendulum Shoulder/Incline, Pendulum Squat Pro

The 5th Annual Strength and Conditioning/Athletic Development New Jersey Clinic

The 5th Annual Strength and Conditioning/Athletic Development New Jersey Clinic is headed back to The Pingry School in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. With coaches from the NFL and Division I levels, authors, researchers and current practitioners in the strength game delivering dynamic presentations. This event will be more hands-on and practical than your typical lecture only format. It will be a great opportunity for attendees to learn from those that work with professional athletes, collegiate athletes, youth athletes and more. The clinic will highlight a multidisciplinary approach integrating speed, movement, agility, resistance, technology, education and resistance training in a motivational, high energy, learning environment. Don’t miss out on this unique experience. Register today!

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The 5th Annual SC/AD New Jersey Clinic CEUs will be 0.8 NSCA, 7.0 BOC, and 3.25 CSCCa.

Itinerary for Saturday, February 14, 2015 

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7:00-7:45 Registration / Check-In – Drinks and bagels will be provided in Sponsor/Vendor Area

7:45-8:00 Opening Remarks – Doug Scott/Rob Taylor, Jr.

8:00-8:50 "Sets and Reps: Building Culture In Your Program" - Jeremy Scott, Head Strength & Conditioning Coach (Football) at Temple University

9:00-9:50 "Strength Training: Practical and Purposeful Applications" - Matt Brzycki, Assistant Director of Campus Recreation, Fitness at Princeton University

10:00-10:50 "The Large vs. The Small Athlete Training Program Design" - Rob Panariello, Founding Partner of Professional Physical Therapy

11:00-11:50 "Weight Room Wisdom" - Mike Gittleson, Former Head S&C Coach at the University of Michigan

 Pingry School Press

11:50-1:00 Lunch Break

12:00-12:50 “Round Table” for Q&A – Presenters will field questions, provide advice, suggestions, and guidance where applicable.

1:00-1:50 "Weak Link Training For Non-Contact Athletes" - Doug Scott, Head S&C Coach for The Pingry School

2:00-2:50 "TBD" - Keith Gray, Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Philadelphia Eagles

3:00-3:50 "Win The Whistle: Enhancing Your Lacrosse Conditioning" - Robert Taylor, Jr., Founder and Owner of SMARTER Team Training

4:00 Closing comments – Doug Scott/Rob Taylor

 Pingry School Pulldown

For additional information, email Coach Taylor at coachtaylor@smarterteamtraining.com.

Topics: Clinics, Announcements, Pendulum Shoulder/Incline, Pendulum Pulldown