Strength and Conditioning


Strength and Conditioning
Optimizing performance with safe and effective exercise/movement techniques, rest, recovery and nutrition

field of football players spaced out doing stretches


Education in proper techniques, nutrition and process. Fosters teamwork, consistency, and good work ethic. Uses movement patterns conducive to enhancing athletic ability and efficiency. Helps athletes develop strength, speed, power, coordination, mobility, and stability to battle the rigors associated with their sport.

The Strength & Conditioning program is made up of the following:

  • Dynamic Warm-up – Warming up by dynamically increasing intramuscular temperature while actively stretching.  A series of athletic movements performed for 10 yards focuses on posture, balance, coordination and flexibility. 
  • Speed, Agility & Jumping – Acceleration and deceleration in multiple directions combined with balance and coordination is the key to running faster and jumping higher.
  • Power Lifting – Pushing and Pulling heavy loads slowly through a functional range of motion to maximize strength gains.
  • Weight Lifting – Pushing and pulling heavy loads quickly through a functional range of motion to maximize power gains.
  • Functional Training – Utilizing bodyweight exercises and drills using kettlebells, medicine balls, tractor tires, and other implements to produce core-driven, explosive athletic movement. 
  • High-Intensity Conditioning –  A series of circuit training and interval routines in the weight room and in the stadium designed to maximize increases in work capacity.

Mission Statement

Jesuit High School Strength & Conditioning is dedicated to providing all Student-Athletes with a comprehensive, safe, and effective training program that optimizes athletic ability and reduces the risk of injury.


The training philosophy of the Jesuit High School Strength & Conditioning program is based on performing exercises and drills that will produce movement patterns conducive to enhancing athletic ability. These movement-based exercises are generally ground-based, complex, core-driven, and explosive exposing the Student-Athlete to the forces generated during sport.


Athletics Summer Conditioning

All athletes will need to have all necessary paperwork, including a current physical, completed and on file in FinalForms before they can participate in athletic activity. In conjunction with the head coaches, the Strength & Conditioning Staff will provide specific dates and times for team workouts.