Although some coaches will say to “stay in your lane,” Jamie Smith of “The U of Strength” presents an important case as to why athletes need perception-based agility training in their physical preparation programming. This is Part 1 of a two-part Freelap Friday Five conversation with Coach Smith.
Want to know how the alignment of the thorax and pelvis can impact an athlete’s sprinting and lifting? Some essential ways of training posture and respiration for athletes? Find out with Zac Cupples in this week’s Friday Five.
What does it take to develop successful athletes? This week’s Freelap Friday Five features international and multi-sport coach, Jerome Simian, talking about the importance of muscle balance and the normalization of movement, proper full squat form, assessment goals, and more.
Want to get a look into an elite coach’s cornerstone concepts of sprint training? Check out sprint coach Jonas Dodoo’s philosophy on the topic in this week’s Friday Five.
Want to get the viewpoint of a coach with decades of experience on strength, speed, monitoring, and more? Check out this week’s Friday Five interview with Jorge Carvajal.
Want to know the training and success factors of rotational and repetitive sports such as tennis? Check it out with renowned expert Mark Kovacs.
Want to learn how force-velocity considerations impact the way we look at sprinting, jumping, and injury prevention? Find out with Dr. Pierre Samozino.
Timing, motor learning, and muscle-tendon physiology are important facets of athletic performance. Take an evidence-based approach to these concepts with sport scientist Bas Van Hooren.
What are some of the biggest factors that make a good sports performance education program, as well as traits for success in the coaching field? Find out with Korey Van Wyk of Northwestern College.
Want to see how a coach of legendary high school 4×800 teams uses universal training principles to optimize running results? Check out this week’s interview with John O’Malley of Sandburg High School.