Go Back   Catalyst Athletics Forums > Training > Equipment

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-06-2007, 12:01 PM   #11
Ron Nelson
Senior Member
 
Ron Nelson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Center of the heterosexual universe
Posts: 547
Default

Forgot to mention the one limitation: space. I have none.
Our PE dept got a huge grant ($10,000), so they ordered a bunch of light dumbbells (the irony is dripping here), exercise mats, aerobic steps (you know, the Reebok step training thingies), and a bunch of other crap I couldn't remember. The worst part is, they took the one room I had already been using for weight training after school.

I got a phone call from the PE dept chair telling me to not go "crazy" ordering a bunch of equipment with no place to put it and that the room I planned on using was to be used for "PE only." Brilliant. Welcome to the public schools where you get money to do things, just no place to execute.

So, I will find a closet some place for my one rack with bench (sorry no chains as these are junior high kids who can't lift much more than a 20 oz. Coke), my 20 something med balls, my PVC bars, my ab rollers, my kettlebells (yes, I will get those), my IronWoody bands (still have them after 3 years), and the other equipment I have purchased to make our athletes stronger. Please note I distinguish between PE students and athletes. PE students do it because they have to; athletes do it because they want to. . .or because coach says to.

Thanks for the suggestions one and all, including MOD. The kegerator almost got by the assistant superintendent.
__________________
"Have you seen my weiner?"

http://www.theartofdansilver.com/ron.html
Ron Nelson is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:46 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9 Beta 3
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.