Built for athletes and coaches, the DWMA is the easiest way to execute a movement screen in the same time it takes to do a dynamic warmup

PERFORMANCE BLOG

DWMA Performance Podcast Episode #2:

Stewart Venable - "Give your athletes what THEY need, when THEY need it!"

 

 

 

 

 

Coach Venable brings three decades of coaching experience as the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at Lincoln High School (LHS). Prior to his tenure at LHS, Coach Venable was a strength and conditioning coach at Mid-America Nazarene University (’09­-’12) and Immaculate High School (’08-­’09). From 1990 to 2012, Venable was employed by the Department of Justice as a Lieutenant, Special Ops Leader and Sports Specialist. He also designed and implemented strength & conditioning programs for inmates while working at the United States Penitentiary in Leavenworth.

 

Prior to his retirement from Leavenworth, he lead an online fitness project for the Department of Justice. Coach Venable has been a competitive Powerlifter for 16 years and an Olympic Weightlifter for 10 years. He is the 2010 American Masters Weightlifting Champion and the 2011 Masters National Champion. Coach Venable is a military veteran having served in the U.S. Army for seven years and was an undefeated amateur boxer.

 

 

In this Episode, we discuss:

  • The philosophies that drive Coach Venable's program design.
  • What Coach Venable wants his athlete’s perception of the weight room to be.
  • The steps Coach Venable took when taking over the strength & conditioning program at Lincoln High School.
  • How Coach Venable interacts with coaches in regards to his strength and conditioning program in order to get the most out of his athletes.
  • A review of the DWMA System and how Coach Venable utilizes it with his athletes.
  • The value of networking for veteran and aspiring strength coaches.
  • Coach Venable's latest book recommendations.

 

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Built for athletes and coaches, the DWMA is the easiest way to execute a movement screen in the same time it takes to do a dynamic warmup