Articles | coaching


Ray Gillenwater, SSC | January 07, 2020

2019 was about proving that there is an unmet need for in-person Starting Strength coaching in major cities across the country. 2020 is going to be about growth: for trainees that lift with us, for gym owners that have invested in us, and in new markets that we are expanding in and to.

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Jared Nessland, SSC | December 18, 2019

It was quite a leap of faith, leaving the security, but getting paid your worth, not working the excessive crazy hours, and the idea of training people exactly the way you want to train them, training clients that actually want to be there is exciting. When I see what SS Austin and Kathy Grace are doing, this excites me. Or watching Doris and the Westminster crew. That is life changing stuff!

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Jared Nessland, SSC | November 27, 2019

Rip has been notoriously critical of Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches. Probably, to some extent, for good reason. We can be our own worst enemy. Just pull up some of the outrageous YouTube videos of the circus acts performed in the weight room or the clown shows prior to football games. However, there are also a lot of good, hard working, knowledgeable people in the profession, working their asses off, staying behind the scenes, putting their athletes first, doing some great work.

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John F Musser, SSC | October 16, 2019

The most common things look different depending on where you happen to be standing. If you view something especially complex from an unfamiliar location, it may be unrecognizable. I ask you to consider trying to understand better, by looking at things from different perspectives..

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Ray Gillenwater, SSC | October 02, 2019

What we care about is helping you achieve your own physical potential, however vast or limited that may be, and we realize that the way to achieve it is not to accumulate box jumps, it’s to accumulate muscle mass. Yes, even for women. Yes, even if you’re past middle age – scratch that, especially if you're past middle age.

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