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Anticipatory Skill in Sports – How Elite Athletes “See into the Future” and Make Better Decisions

How can it be that the professional athletes considered to have the world’s best “reaction times” cannot hit an underhand pitch travailing at 1/3rd the speed they are accustomed to facing?    There is woman in the United States that can strike out any Major League Baseball player. Easily. This is not a joke.  In The Sports Gene, a [...]

By | August 11th, 2021|2021, Featured, Science|Comments Off on Anticipatory Skill in Sports – How Elite Athletes “See into the Future” and Make Better Decisions

The Great Debate: Early vs Late Specialization in Sports

There are coaches in many different sports who believe that athletes should specialize in their sport very early – training only in their sport, almost every day, from a very young age – sometimes as young as 9 or 10 years old.   Other coaches prefer late specialization, where an athlete trains in multiple sports throughout elementary and even [...]

By | June 3rd, 2021|2021, Coaching, Featured, Fitness, For Coaches, For Parents, Injuries, Science|Comments Off on The Great Debate: Early vs Late Specialization in Sports

Return-to-Play after COVID – What Coaches and Athletes NEED to Know 

Over the past 10 months, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly everyone in the world, from children to the elderly, public sector employees to private business owners, and of course, front-line health care workers and medical staff.  Sports have endured large-scale shut-downs, cancellations, postponements of athletic training and competition, at both the amateur and professional levels, and everything in between.    Of course, over the Summer and [...]

By | January 21st, 2021|2021, Coaching, COVID-19, Featured, Fitness, For Coaches, Injuries, Science|Comments Off on Return-to-Play after COVID – What Coaches and Athletes NEED to Know