Phit for a Queen: A Female Athlete Podcast

Jen Brickey shares why she believes” Females should be training females.”

June 29, 2018

Jen Brickey shares why she believes” Females should be training females.”

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  • Discusses why the female population is underserved in many areas: conditioning, injury prevention, mental skills.
  • Focusing on strength training & conditioning needs specifically to the female athlete.
  • Feels her competitive edge came from her hard work in the weight room.

 

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Where you can learn more about Jen & her Women’s basketball performance center

http://www.womensbasketballperformance.com/about/

http://www.femaleathletesummit.com/

 

How you know she is legit:

I am the creator of The Women’s Basketball Summit and The Complete Women’s Basketball Strength and Conditioning Program. Currently, I am the head strength and conditioning coach at Concord Academy in Concord, Mass and the head coach and owner of Fusion Workouts, a kettlebell and sports performance gym in Newton, Mass

Throughout my coaching and training career, I have held numerous certifications:

  • NSCA-CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist)
  • NASM-CPT (Certified Personal Trainer)
  • CK-FMS (Certified Kettlebell and Functional Movement Specialist) – Was the 1st women in Massachusetts to hold this certification
  • RKC (Russian Kettlebell Challenge)
  • FMS 1 and 2 (Functional Movement Specialist)
  • Primal Move Instructor
  • IYCA- Youth Fitness Specialist

I attended Hofstra University in Long Island, NY on a full athletic scholarship where I received my bachelor of science in exercise science.

I had a pretty good high school and college basketball career, here are a few basketball accomplishments:

At Hofstra University: 1999-2003

  • First-team all-conference (CAA) senior year, 2003
  • Second team all-conference sophomore (America East) and junior year (CAA), 2001 and 2002
  • All-rookie team (America East), 2000
  • 3rd all-time leading scorer at Hofstra, scored 1724 points
  • 2nd all-time in 3 pointers made
  • 3rd all-time for points per game, 18.6 (2001)
  • 2nd all-time in free throw percentage, 88% (2001)
  • Featured in the book “Hofstra Athletics”
  • 4th all-time in points in one game, 36
  • All New York Metro First Team, 2003

High School at Nashua High School: 1996-1999

  • 2X New Hampshire Gatorade Player of the Year in 97 and 99
  • 2X Class L State Championships in NH
  • 1000+ point scorer in high school 

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