Preparing for Game Day: The Warm-Up

Preparing for Game Day: The Warm-Up

With football back in action, we’re returning to watching our favorite teams play every week. While we enjoy watching the final product on game day, I don’t think there is enough appreciation for the preparation leading up to competition. Football is a very difficult...
What is highest form of technique?

What is highest form of technique?

What is the highest form of technique that an athlete should strive to achieve? We have always assumed the answer to that question to be perfect technique. Today, I’d like to challenge that notion by exploring the words of Bruce Lee that emerged out of his dedication...
A Brief Take On Skill Adaptation

A Brief Take On Skill Adaptation

If you’ve spent much time working with athletes, then you know they interact with countless movement problems in their sport. Have you ever asked yourself, how are they successful game after game, season after season, and year after year? Their skillset is something...
Making The Switch

Making The Switch

It was 2012, and I was in my 2nd year at the University of Minnesota (6th year in the industry). I was delighted to be involved with the development of over a hundred young men on the Minnesota Golden Gopher football team. Our staff, like many others, was devoted to...