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A Q&A with Assistant S&C Coach Richard Akins

A Q&A with Assistant S&C  Coach Richard Akins

A question and answer session with assistant strength coach Richard Akins, the strength coach for the men's and women's basketball teams.

What do you do with the freshmen when they first come in during the summer? Answer - "The first thing we do with the freshmen is we teach them how we want them to lift weights. The worst thing you can do is have someone lift weights without the proper technique. We spend as much time as we can to teach them how we want them to lift, from the squat to the arm curl. So, they go through a period of...

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