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E49 | Keep It Real Talk #2: Return to Sport Testing

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This episode we #KeepItReal with Resilient’s Greg, Trevor, and Doug.

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E48 | Chidi Enyia: Applying the Track and Field Model to Team Sports

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Chidi Enyia, Founder/Owner, Enyia Performance 

Private Coach/Consultant, ALTIS- Assistant Coach 

Chidi Enyia is in his 23rd year coaching and currently the Founder/Owner of Enyia Performance, LLC providing coaching and consulting services for athletes and organizations of all levels across a wide variety of sports. Before arriving in Phoenix, he spent 5 years (one as volunteer and 4 as Men’s & Women’s sprints, hurdles and relays coach) at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. Prior to that he was the Boy’s & Girl’s sprints, relays and jumps coach at Lincoln-Way East High School in Frankfort, IL and the Founder/Head Coach for USATF/AAU-affiliated Flight Track Club coaching all sprints, hurdles, relays, horizontal jumps and mid distance events. Enyia obtained a BSc in General Art from Illinois State University and a MSEd in Kinesiology/Exercise Science with a research focus on Post-Activation Potentiation from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. 

Topics Covered:

  1. Chidi’s background in team sports and track and field as an athlete and coach
  2. Components of the track and field technical model, acceleration and max velocity
  3. Pattern recognition across sports, unifying factors/qualities/positions
  4. The continuum between acceleration and max velocity
  5. Does acceleration need to be coached differently for team sports athletes
  6. Max velocity work for team sports athletes, speed reserve, speed specificity
  7. The utility of running-based drills
  8. Accounting for change of direction work 
  9. “Conditioning” with a speed bias

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E47 | Lee Taft Follows Up on the Movement Foundations Course

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– New Exercise Database resource launched.

– Movement Foundations Course and Exercise Database promotional event.

– The Resilient team joins Lee Taft to answer some follow-up questions Lee had from going through the Resilient Movement Foundations Course.

Links:

– Movement Foundations Promotion: https://www.resilientperformance.com/rmf-intro/

– Resilient’s Exercise Database Page: https://www.resilientperformance.com/rexdb-intro/

– LeeTaft.com

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Better Hip Extension Series (3 of 3)

In this series we’ll look at a few different strategies we like to use for improving someone’s hip extension.

The last step (click for step onetwo) we want to progress to higher level hip extension exercises that can be trained with intensity.

This will help translate to general strength and power which aligns with most client goals to be a better human and athlete.

Here are the last two videos for better hip extension…

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