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I want to thank all of you that have signed up for our blog. I know I have met many of you at conferences, clinics or camps and want to let you know where I will be the rest of the summer.

One of my favorite things about working camps or attending clinics or presenting at conferences is getting a chance to meet and network with coaches and athletes from different parts of the country. Whenever I present at conferences, I always walk away learning from the coaches I met at the clinic.

I just returned this weekend from working with Dr. Joe Eisenmann, who is the Director of High Performance and Education at USA Football. USA Football will soon be releasing lots of great educational content on teaching proper movement skills to young athletes.  The goal is to teach  kids these movements at a young age and how those skills can translate into the kids becoming faster, stronger, reducing the chance of injury and becoming an overall better athlete. I was honored to be invited to coach the young athletes on learning the Fundamental Movement Skills.

 

I want to send you my summer schedule  I will be attending conferences, presenting at them and attending some AAU basketball, USA Basketball and NBA Summer League events. If you plan on attending any of the conferences or events please stop by and introduce yourself. I’d love to connect and network.

Micah Kurtz summer schedule and events:

July 12-15- Las Vegas, NV: NBA Summer League and NSCA National Conference

Presenting July 14th: A Look Into The Past, Present and Future High School Strength & Conditioning Coaching Profession

July 24-25- Charleston, SC:  South Carolina High School Coaches Conference

Presenting July 24:

  1. Creating a Comprehensive Strength and Conditioning Program for Your Team 8-12th grade
  2. Using Competition To Create Buy In and Ownership into your Basketball Strength and Conditioning Program3.  The Oak Hill and AC Flora Basketball Top 10 Strength Movements and the ACL Hop & Stop Assessment

July 26-29- Las Vegas, NV: Adidas Uprising Summer Championships

August 5- Lakewood, OH: USA Basketball Coaches Academy

Presenting August 5th: Creating a Comprehensive Strength and Conditioning Program for Your Team 8-12th grade

As always, if you ever have any questions feel free to hit me up and I hope you have a great and productive summer!

www.TheAthleteMaker.com

Micah Kurtz, MS, CSCS, RSCC*D, USAW, FMS, NASE, serves as Strength and Conditioning Consultant Coach to nine-time high school basketball national champion Oak Hill Academy, which won the Dick’s High School National Basketball Tournament in 2016.  He is in his eighth year as Director of Strength and Conditioning at AC Flora High School., which has won 14 state championships in the past five years, including the 2016 boys’ basketball state championship. Kurtz was named the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Strength Coach of the Year in 2016. He was also named the South Carolina High School Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year in both 2013 and 2014 and is part of the NSCA’s Subject Matter Expert Committee. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram @KurtzM3.

Bryan Meagher is currently the Associate Head Coach of the 2016 Dick’s High School National Basketball Championship team Oak Hill Academy.  During his coaching career he has coached numerous NBA players that have included Kevin Durant, Rajon Rondo, Brandon Jennings, Josh Smith and Ben McLemore.  In Coach Meagher’s tenure, he has been a part of five high school basketball National Championships.  You can follow him on Instagram for workout tips @Bmeagher22.