The “Extra Work” You Need For Athletic Success – Part 2

        In sports,  extraordinary behavior (or the action that separates oneself from the ordinary) is popularly displayed as an athlete’s ability to triumph through pain. The image of professional baseball pitcher Curt Schilling at the mound with a bloody sock, or the  picture of Olympic Gymnast Kerri Strung’s wincing in pain while … Continue reading The “Extra Work” You Need For Athletic Success – Part 2

The “Extra Work” you need for Athletic Success – Part 1

    If you’re in the business of  competitive athletics, physique fitness, or movement related performance you’re often looking for that “extra ” edge in physical ability. “Extra” is the qualifier that athletes, trainers and those of us interested in improving athletic potential often use in front of the work or action we believe will … Continue reading The “Extra Work” you need for Athletic Success – Part 1

A time effective proposal for assessment and movement correction for the performance coach

https://youtu.be/dbs18V6JcjY Assessing and correcting movement in a performance setting with limited time. By Dan Liburd, MS, CSCS, USAW, FMS   I would like to preface this presentation with the following statement. This article is an invitation for discussion and an opportunity to provide movement specialists (athletic trainers, physical therapists, and strength and conditioning coaches) with … Continue reading A time effective proposal for assessment and movement correction for the performance coach

Do you – improve movement through pilates

Just returned from a session with Elizabeth today. We went through some of the basics of Pilates. She informed me of the history and the differences between Classical and Contemporary practices. I was pleased to find that the practice was popularized in New York and has since gained ground all over the world.  I'm not … Continue reading Do you – improve movement through pilates

Do you – Improve Thoracic Mobility with Exercises from Chase the Athletic Trainer

 Last week I had an opportunity to listen to some of the brilliant minds in the industry speak on various issues from barefoot training to corrective exercise. I was able to meet some great strength coaches, physical therapists and athletic trainer including Chase Troescher. Chase actually took some time to work with me on a … Continue reading Do you – Improve Thoracic Mobility with Exercises from Chase the Athletic Trainer

Do You – Activate Your Hips – Training strategies to help you improve your athletic potential

  The importance of mobility to optimal movement has been demonstrated by numerous coaches and authors.  We understand that mobility is the potential of motion at a particular joint. We also understand that it is relative to stability, and that a greater need for stability means a greater need for mobility.  Lastly, we know that … Continue reading Do You – Activate Your Hips – Training strategies to help you improve your athletic potential

Do You – Activate Your Hips

The importance of mobility to optimal movement has been demonstrated by numerous coaches and authors.  We understand that mobility is the potential of motion at a particular joint. We also understand that it is relative to stability, and that a greater need for stability means a greater need for mobility.  Lastly, we know that to … Continue reading Do You – Activate Your Hips