Regarding the Current State of S&C Coaching
Last week the popular strength training website T-Nation posted an article by the infamous Mark Rippetoe, co-author of the highly respected strength training manuals Starting Strength and Practical Programming. The article was titled The Current State of S&C Coaching and it called out collegiate strength coaches for using dubious methods and producing lackluster results. The general response was less than positive.
Rippetoe Has a Point
I get it. Rippetoe is rough around the edges and a bit of a curmudgeon. The article he wrote wasn’t just critical, it was scathing. As far as I can tell by the social media response, he pissed off a lot of people. Well, guess what? Like it or not, Rippetoe has a point.