What are some of the modern methods and techniques that will unlock athleticism in your athletes? Find out as Michelle Boland, a strength coach and Ph.D., covers points that distinguish athletic performance from simply lifting barbells.
In this week’s Freelap Friday Five, Coach Nick Newman breaks down the applied sciences and coaching techniques needed to produce better jumpers. He covers everything you need to know about plyometrics, fouling, speed development, and all-around planning.
What are the primary forces, similarities, and dissimilarities of acceleration and top-end speed? How do we use these considerations in creating the best possible speed training programs? Find out with Ken Clark in this week’s Freelap Friday Five.
Want to learn about cutting-edge concepts in speed development and injury prevention, powered by data from the best technology in the field? Check out the concepts that Rick Franzblau is integrating into Clemson athletic performance.
Want to know the proper distinction for training for higher reps versus high intensity, as well as when to test strength? Matt Thome has been mentored by the best in the field, and has practical and effective answers for the incredible results he gets with his athletes.
Staying abreast of the latest sports science research on the lactate response, mitochondrial adaptation, and supplementation is no easy task. We’ve got you covered with this week’s Freelap Friday Five interview with Dr. Martin Gibala, a world-leading authority in exercise and sports physiology.
Learn the speed- and strength-building methods for athletes that originated from decades of research into Soviet sport training with Dr. Michael Yessis. This Freelap Friday Five Q&A session covers sprinting, agility, and strength training.
Eccentric overload training can be an intimidating training tool for many coaches looking to improve the output of their athletes, but Angus Ross breaks down the method with science, anecdotes, and general wisdom in today’s Freelap Friday Five.
What methods work best for training speed with professional ice hockey players? How can the strength coach use data in the team’s fitness program? What injury patterns are common in hockey? This week’s Freelap Friday Five talks to Eric Renaghan of the St. Louis Blues about the unique demands of training in the NHL.
Working with high school athletes requires patience, as well as the ability to step back and see the bigger development and performance picture. Head coach John Corkle discusses the principles he learned as an ALTIS intern that have helped him coach at the high school level.