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Now in his 17th year as the Head Strength and Conditioning Coach for Valdosta State, Michael Doscher has been instrumental in VSU’s athletic success during his tenure with the school. After all, Doscher’s leadership in the weight room has aided the school in winning four of its five NCAA Division II National Championships, including three in football. He has aided the remaining ten Blazer programs to numerous Gulf South Conference championships and NCAA tournament appearances.
Doscher has received numerous honors for his work in the field of Speed/Strength and Conditioning. In 2007, he was named the Samson Division II Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year by American Football Monthly while also earning the NSCA Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Professional of the Year award in 2005, an honor he was also nominated for in 2003 and 2004. Doscher has had numerous articles published during his career while he has also been selected to give presentations both nationally and internationally. In 2008, 2009, and 2010 he delivered presentations in China at NSCA seminars presented in Xining City, Shanghai and Hefie while also presenting seminars at various NSCA conferences over the last 17 years.
Have been using the slosh pipe in my modified strongman class and it's been described as the most challenging piece of equipment on the pitch - even harder than the tyre flips, deadlifts, farmer's walks and prowler. I first heard about it in Dan
more» John's book Never Let Go. I have people do walking/walking lunges with the slosh pipe either on the shoulders (like the front squat) or overhead. It's a great piece of equipment.«less