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 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. ...

How You Sleep, Eat and Hydrate Matters More Than Any Other Recovery Technique

Every athlete I train is looking for that edge that can put them over the top. Most young athletes believe that if they simply lift weights more of...

Why Your Ankle Mobility Sucks (And Why You Should Fix it ASAP)

Every Joint in the human body has a combination of mobility and stability. To some extent, the more mobile a joint, the less stable that joint is, ...

What's the Best Way to Organize My Workout?

Multiple times a week, I see athletes walk into the weight room, and within minutes they're doing an exercise that's supposed to be performed halfway ...

Why Your Ab Workout Isn't Actually Strengthening Your Core

"Hey Coach, can you give me a good ab workout?" It's a question I get all the time. My response is usually something along the lines of "Are you at...

3 Factors to Consider When Training Swimmers

When you think of athletes who strength train, swimmers probably aren't the first ones who spring to mind. However, every athlete can benefit from ...

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