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Making Performance Genderless

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Aug 14, 2018 7:45:00 AM

This is part two of our two part breakdown of Powering Performance Episode #2 with Texas A&M Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Performance, Tanna Burge.

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Topics: S+C, College Athletes, Coaches, Podcast, Powering Performance

Trusting The Process [Part I]

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Aug 7, 2018 8:11:00 AM

 

In our latest episode of Powering Performance, we caught up with a leader in the world of sports conditioning, Tanna Burge. This month’s podcast was packed with insights on managing athletes of different levels, creating a culture of excellence, and most importantly building trusting relationships. Texas A&M’s Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Performance, Tanna Burge shares the knowledge she's gained from her years in the industry to you in this killer episode. So let’s unpack it together in Part I of our Texas A&M blog.

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Topics: S+C, Coaching Technology, Coaches, Podcast, Powering Performance

Developing Athlete Trust & Belief in Yourself - #2

Posted by Maia Monell on Jul 31, 2018 8:00:00 AM

  

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Topics: Podcast, Powering Performance

HOW AS ROMA CRAFTED A PERFORMANCE CULTURE [PART II]

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Jul 11, 2018 8:15:00 AM

 

Becoming Creative in the Training Center

In part one of our AS Roma breakdown, we explored how Director of Performance Darcy Norman and Head Performance Coach Ed Lippie adapted a structure around a core mission statement; putting the athlete at the center of all decisions.”  And how this structure allowed them to create a performance ecosystem. In part two, we’ll explore the benefits from leveraging this structure and how coaches gain more time for creativity while in the training center. “Creating systems allows you to be more creative because if you’ve got a framework that you can fall back on, it frees your mind to come up with some creative tweaks.”  While routine is key, breaking out of the mundane in the training center can help both the staff and the athletes feel refreshed every time they come in.

Haven't read Part I yet? Check it out here

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Topics: Bridge Teams, Coaching Technology, Soccer, Coaches, Podcast, Powering Performance

How AS Roma Crafted a Performance Culture [Part I]

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Jul 3, 2018 8:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: Coaching Technology, Soccer, Coaches, Podcast, Powering Performance

CREATING A PERFORMANCE ECOSYSTEM - #1

Posted by Maia Monell on Jun 21, 2018 11:07:30 AM

 

 
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Topics: Podcast, Powering Performance

The Importance of Early Athletic Development

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Feb 14, 2018 2:48:51 PM

To compete at the highest level in any sport, young athletes must focus on the early development of an athletic foundation that will give them the tools they need to train efficiently and safely. By starting this athletic development at an early age, the athletes develop a sport-focused foundation that gives them an advantage in overcoming the physical challenges of sports training. To clarify, the goal of early development is a focus on simple movements and exercises to develop fundamental movement skills and overall motor skills including agility, balance, and coordination. These skills will be used to not only build into more complex exercises and movements, but also assists athletes in moving skillfully and developing posture and balance.

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Topics: S+C, Coaches

Scott Piri's Advice for Employing Training Markers

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Feb 14, 2018 1:09:16 PM

 

Top EXOS specialist, Scott Piri, joined BridgeAthletic CEO, Michael Sharf, for an exclusive interview at the NSCA Trainer’s Conference in Anaheim. The interview focused on Scott’s recommendations for remote athlete tracking by utilizing Bridge’s Performance Log and Post Workout form. Scott brings a variety of experience and expertise as a Performance Specialist having trained athletes in the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, Rugby, and many other organizations. Find Scott’s full bio here.

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Topics: Coaching Technology

How to Avoid Athlete Burnout and Overtraining Syndrome this Winter

Posted by Dr. Emily Kraus on Jan 17, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Winter can be a challenging time of year for many athletes. However, the offseason and the preseason can be long and grueling. Without the thrill of competition, it may seem impossible to avoid what many athletes refer to as staleness, burnout, chronic fatigue syndrome, or what clinicians define as overtraining syndrome (OTS).1 Discover what overtraining syndrome is and how to avoid it in order to maximize athlete performance.

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Topics: S+C, Recovery