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Intern Hazing: Installment 1

If you're an intern here at Cressey Performance, it's not enough to just get smarter, become a better coach, and refine your vacuuming prowess.  You have to get diesel, too. This summer's crop of interns began to learn that the hard way last Thursday when their introductory challenge, the 16x16 sled relay, was proposed to them.  Lucky for them, we only used three plates (instead of four).  Also lucky for them, they were assisted by Alex Hill, an 17-year-old Cressey Performance athlete (and recent Wayland High School graduate) with about 1.5 years of training experience with us under his belt. As you'll see, he crushes them.

In watching this video, you'll realize: a) Interns do not know how to turn a sled without flipping it over.  Just imagine them trying to parallel park their cars. b) They went out of order.  And, they stopped early - and then realized that there was more to do. Poor, confused souls. c) They struggle with double-knotting their shoelaces. d) They got dominated by a high school athlete (oops...already said that) e) Several of the intern trips resembled this dude:


f) The sleeve monster attacked two of them prior to this challenge. g) Roger's last trip was painful - quite possibly as painful to watch as this.

This Thursday, we'll be teaching them about the birds and the bees, and then crushing them with something else.  These boys will be diesel by the end of the summer if it's the last thing we do.

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