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At Bridge, we are all athletes and coaches first. As athletes, our team has experienced everything from riding the pine on JV, to winning NCAA championships, to competing in the Olympic Games. As coaches, we have helped countless athletes reach their full potential, winning everything from age group section championships to Olympic Gold Medals.
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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

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

IN-SEASON TRAINING (3 DAYS) - PERFORMANCE

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Jan 5, 2018 3:48:16 PM

 

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Topics: S+C, Coaching Technology, Coaches

IN-SEASON TRAINING (4 DAYS) - PERFORMANCE

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Jan 5, 2018 3:46:55 PM

 

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Topics: S+C, Coaching Technology, Coaches

OFF-SEASON TRAINING (3 DAYS) - PERFORMANCE

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Jan 5, 2018 3:45:20 PM

 

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Topics: S+C, Coaching Technology, Coaches

OFF-SEASON TRAINING (4 DAYS) - PERFORMANCE

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Jan 5, 2018 3:43:48 PM

 

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Topics: S+C, Coaching Technology, Coaches

PAIN MANAGEMENT (2 DAYS) - FITNESS

Posted by BridgeAthletic on Jan 5, 2018 3:01:35 PM

 

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Topics: S+C, Coaching Technology, Coaches