Literature, Random Thoughts and Conundrums

//Literature, Random Thoughts and Conundrums

The Speed Paradox

By | August 19th, 2013|Athletic Development featuring Flight School, Blog, Literature, Random Thoughts and Conundrums|

With World Championships here we getour annual taste of 'World's Fastest Humans'. As an athletic development coach Track and Field provides the best views of optimizing sprinting jumping, throwing, and endurance running. This is what we strive for in the gym everyday with athletes of different sports: How do we take bits of each of these qualities to create dominant athletes in other sports? With that in mind, I wanted to touch on what I call 'The Speed Paradox'. Whether we are talking about deliberate practice and the 10,000 hour rule or just [...]

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Where Do We Need To Be: How Does Athletic Development Really Effect Sports Performance?

By | July 3rd, 2013|FITS News, Literature, Random Thoughts and Conundrums|

This is a post by coach Glen Owen... I am blessed to work with a team of athletic development coaches and clinical practioners who understand that movement is the answer. Functionally Innovative and Therapeutics, lead by Dr. Thomas Lam, implements a movement based approach to sport performance and rehabilitation that is backed by sport science and numerous success stories. This post is heavily influenced by our athletic development rounds, held bi-weekly. Think about this for a minute. Really, take a minute to think about it. How are some elites dominant in sport despite [...]

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As a FITS Athlete, This is My Promise

By | June 28th, 2013|Athletic Development featuring Flight School, Blog, FITS Developed Resources, FITS News, Literature, Random Thoughts and Conundrums, Movement Based Healthcare, Nutrition and Performance Supplementation|

When it comes to athletic development and the dream of achieving success at the highest levels of sport, there are many people who become invested in the journey. There are parents that introduce you to sport, help you practice, maybe even coach the team for a while. There are friends that compete with you and share the journey. There are coaches that teach you everything you know and push you to be better everyday. There are teammates that lead by example and show you the type of athlete you want to become. Finally [...]

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MARVIN CHUN – Vision Training and Athletic Performance BSMPG Review

By | June 6th, 2013|Athletic Development featuring Flight School, Literature, Random Thoughts and Conundrums|

  "The brain controls all aspects of performance" The brain "constructs" your visual experience You see less than you think you do Youtube: (dancing bear) We miss a lot of what is going on. "If there bear was white you would see it" VIDEO: Professor giving directions …Changing behind the door (hilarious how attentive people are) [vsw id="0grANlx7y2E" source="youtube" width="425" height="344" autoplay="no"] Good acuity in areas that you are fixated, other areas will be blurry..the rich view is a construct of your mind Occluding information / mask (seeing a team mate behind a [...]

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Marco Cardinale “Strength and Conditioning in the Real World: From Science to Application” – BSMPG Notes

By | May 30th, 2013|Athletic Development featuring Flight School, Literature, Random Thoughts and Conundrums|

 Marco Cardinale was a huge reason to attend BSMPG conference. His presentation was an amazing journey that highlights his amazing experiences and knowledge as the led Sport Scientist from Team GB at Beijing 2008, Vancouver 2010 and at the London 2012 Olympic Games. He is widely published and cited author in the scientific literature on various aspects of human performance, he has also patented an innovative exercise device consisting of a vibratory biofeedback system.    The following notes were taken at BSMPG 2013 Conference. Disclaimer: These notes where taken during the conference to [...]