Mitch graduated from the University of Miami in 2016 with a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology with a specialization in Strength & Conditioning. While working towards his degree he worked as a Graduate Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Miami Hurricanes athletic program. He gained experience working with football, basketball, soccer, volleyball, and swimming.
Mitch uses the practical experience he gained while working at Miami and combines it with his knowledge of physiology to create effective programs that are specific to each sport. He has studied the sport of rugby and has both watched hours of film and read countless research articles in order to provide you with high quality and accurate professional advice.
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I am sure you have all heard the phrase: if a little is good, a lot is better. That mentality is highly prevalent in athletic populations and in training mentality. Yes, you will always have that group of athletes who don’t feel that they need to practice or workout...read more
Everybody has their own ideas and training philosophies. Some like to keep their programming simple and some like to try new and inventive ways to work their athletes. The thing about strength and conditioning that is so cool is that there is no one right way to...read more
Strength and Conditioning: Why Education Matters Greetings readers! My name is Mitch and I have been asked by The National Rugby Post to write about the importance of strength and conditioning in rugby. Over the next year, I will be writing about different topics...read more
Mitch Nienhuis will be providing insight for elite rugby players on improving strength and conditioning. Mitch will be covering a variety of topics for the National Rugby Post at the Players Network Column. Topics will include: Strength and Conditioning: Why...read more