Matthew Korman

Matt Korman is the director of strength and conditioning at Charlotte Christian School in Charlotte, North Carolina. He develops and implements year-round strength and conditioning programs for all 19 sports programs at Charlotte Christian. Along with his CSCS, he is USAW certified and has trained athletes at every level from youth to the pros. A former collegiate baseball player, Matt has a goal of getting athletes to perform to the best of their genetic ability. Matt lives in Charlotte with his wife Abby, and two kids, Judah and Annette.

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The Single-Leg Squat Mistake That's Breaking Your Body Down

The Single-Leg Squat (a.k.a. Pistol Squat) has gained popularity in recent years as the use of unilateral training has increased. There's no doubt tha...

Why I Stopped Back Squatting My Athletes

This article is for team sport athletes, not powerlifters. I don't believe the Barbell Back Squat is the best way to train team sport athletes. I k...

How Strength and Conditioning Coaches Can Identify Heat Illnesses

Roughly one year ago, Maryland football was going through a spring conditioning practice when 19-year-old Jordan McNair collapsed from heat stroke. He...

What Exactly Is Sport-Specific Training?

Sport-specific training has become one of the trendiest buzzwords in sports performance. Parents now constantly ask trainers if they offer it. In resp...

The Unexaggerated Positives of Intermittent Fasting

Many people believe that intermittent fasting is the holy grail of diets. Countless athletes and celebrities tout this eating method for its ability t...

The One Bodyweight Movement That Can Reveal a Thousand Flaws

The initial assessment of a client or athlete can be one of the most valuable tools for a strength coach. Baseline assessments provide an initial o...

Why High School Athletes Shouldn't Obsess Over the Number on The Scale

One of the most popular places to be in my weight room is around the scale. I have teen athletes checking every single day to see if they have "gai...

3 Strategies to Help Golfers Get the Most Out of the Weight Room

Golf is a wonderful game that many people are able to play for the majority of their life. While most people play it as a game of leisure, competit...

5 Reasons Your Push-Ups Are Probably Garbage (and How to Fix Them)

The Push-Up is one of the first exercises humans learn. It's for this very reason most people assume they do Push-Ups correctly. In reality, howeve...

Examining the Science Behind 4 Popular Recovery Techniques

In a previous article, I discussed how proper eating, sleeping and hydration are the biggest factors in helping your body recover after a workout. ...

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