This past week we participated in the NSCA Advanced Periodization Virtual Clinic that took place over three days. Each of the three days had a specific theme that was supported by specific presentations and experts in that area of focus.Read More
Last week Rob Hartman, Director of Tactical and Elite Sport at BridgeAthletic presented on Programming with Technology: Objective by Design, Subjectively Flexible at the 2020 NSCA Tactical Annual Training Conference. During his presentation, Rob speaks about the importance and the influence objective data has on program design, both as it relates to the individual and their intended outcomes. This objective approach to program design lends itself to creating “a great program, designed for that time period, based on specific needs, dose responses that fit within those parameters specific to each physical characteristics combined to support each other and reduce any interference.” However, he mentions that humans always have interference. The solution or response is leveraging subjective inputs to influence the training that day, not only following the stimulus response approach, but also considering the human response in the moment.
Rob highlights how the Performance Logs in BridgeAthletic can facilitate these subjective inputs and how to easily leverage the BridgeAthletic system to keep the process easy and efficient on the coach. He also provides his own “hacks” of our Bridge system to make this process more fluid.Read More
This week our very own Ryan Carroll, Director of Elite Sport and Tactical at BridgeAthletic presented on the Evolution of the Female Solider - Learning from the Past to Influence the Future at the 2020 NSCA Tactical Annual Training Conference. During his presentation, Ryan speaks about the history of female military service, the culture around females in the tactical space, and how coaches can leverage research to set female soldiers up for success as more combat specific positions become available to them.Read More