Framework Building for Hamstring Training – Part 1

  Scientific Argument: Question: What tools can we use to aid in making better decisions for training of the athlete with a goal of mitigating injury Claim: A Framework ( or list of assumptions) combined with a process of integration and evaluation along with a resource aimed at filtering human faults in decision making is … Continue reading Framework Building for Hamstring Training – Part 1

Athlete Training strategies during the Covid – 19 Crisis: Why Jumping and Hopping may be the next best resource for your at Home Performance Training Program

https://youtu.be/WYXpqbpcZWc All across the world, human beings are being asked to behave in a unique way as we adapt to "social distancing."  People are being asked to take part  in an innately unusual activity that many may consider to be inhuman - to limit social contact and to stay indoors. While this issue is warranted … Continue reading Athlete Training strategies during the Covid – 19 Crisis: Why Jumping and Hopping may be the next best resource for your at Home Performance Training Program

Load your collagen to get in better (structural) shape.

Why loading exercise and collagen protein in your performance program may keep you in better (structural) shape.     Collagen supplementation combined with strength training (under the specific conditions) may lead to denser, stiffer and a stronger tissue resulting in greater potential for force expression during sport movements. The combination of collagen and exercise may … Continue reading Load your collagen to get in better (structural) shape.

 The Art of The Squat Stance 

To understand the fundamental value of the squat stance is to appreciate a position that provides efficiency and effectiveness for multilateral function.  We recognize The squat movement stance as essential for activities  basic human function such as sitting, lifting. However, in sport this fundamental yet complex stance provides the stage for executing a multitude of … Continue reading  The Art of The Squat Stance 

Divergence of Character for Organizational Success

             Organizational reform is the central framework for the improvement and sustainability of organizations. When operating in a world of constant change - a form of change becomes almost necessary  for survival or sustainability.  If we consider organizations to be similar to organisms operating in a world that is constantly changing  … Continue reading Divergence of Character for Organizational Success

Establish Structure – Gain Perspective – Create Change.

       Almost every organization has an organizational chart that reflects formal roles and responsibilities. Experts in the field of leadership note that If the structure is overlooked, an organization often misdirects energy and resources.  It should go then that a highly functioning sport performance organization or system requires structure so that appropriate energy is efficiently … Continue reading Establish Structure – Gain Perspective – Create Change.

Good Leadership requires Generational Consciousness

In my most recent dinner outing with a group of work members, I could not help but feel tension amongst the culturally diverse group ranging from early twenties to late fifties. It appeared for a brief moment that the idea of placing individuals from various backgrounds within the stress-laden confines of a team tasked to … Continue reading Good Leadership requires Generational Consciousness

The Three Important Steps for Dealing with the Crisis of a ‘Weight Room’ Injury

     It is undoubtedly the worst feeling you can suffer through as a strength coach, trainer or movement specialist. Unfortunately, many who work in the profession of human movement and performance have or will encounter this experience to some degree. Regardless of how great you may be at delivering a safe and sound program … Continue reading The Three Important Steps for Dealing with the Crisis of a ‘Weight Room’ Injury

“Living High, Training Low” and its implications for the NFL – A Proposal for Altitude Training Interventions in American Football” – Part 3

  Scroll to bottom for Quick  Points Today, the New England Patriots play the Oakland Raiders. This game is important for many reasons. First, this is a matchup between two American Football Conference Power houses. As such, there are playoff implications for both teams. A win for the Patriots (with a record of 7 win … Continue reading “Living High, Training Low” and its implications for the NFL – A Proposal for Altitude Training Interventions in American Football” – Part 3