2018 National CFL Combine 40yd Dash Results

  • On March 29, 2018
The 2018 National CFL Combine was held over the weekend in Winnipeg at the RBC Convention Centre. The invitation-only event tested athletes in six different game disciplines: 40 Yard Dash, Bench Press, Vertical Jump, Broad Jump, Shuttle and 3-Cone Drill. SMARTSPEED is the official timing system of the Canadian Football League (CFL) Combines. The 40 yard […]
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How Olympians train their brains to become mentally tough | theconversation.com

  • On March 15, 2018
With the Winter Olympics just behind us and the the Commonwealth Games about to kick off in 20 days, how do our elite athletes train their brains to become mentally tough? Research published in the Journal of Sports Sciences has found successful Olympians have a high degree of self-confidence, are able to block out distractions, manage their […]
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The Science of Figure Skating Jumps | American College of Sports Medicine

  • On February 16, 2018
One of the most anticipated events of the PyeongChang2018 Winter Olympics is men’s and ladies figure skating. How do skaters jump over 24 inches in the air, rotate faster than six revolutions per second, and land on one foot while balancing on a 3/16-inch wide blade and skating over 15 mph? Here is the science […]
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S2 Episode 6 | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

  • On February 14, 2018
  • Agility, Athlete Intent, Athletic Lab, Change of Direction, Mike Young, Smartspeed, Speed Agility and Power, Speed Development, Sprint Drills, Sprinting, SSPT, Timing Gates, Timing System
Maintaining your athlete’s peak fitness levels can deflate their cognitive processing if you focus on straight-ahead exercises. It is important to challenge your athletes to provide in-game intensities during your training sessions. In this episode, Coach Young discusses incorporating elements of the game and cognitive processing into your athlete’s fitness routine, to achieve maximum results […]
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S2 Episode 5 | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

  • On February 7, 2018
  • Agility, Athlete Intent, Athletic Lab, Change of Direction, Mike Young, Smartspeed, Speed Agility and Power, Speed Development, Sprint Drills, Sprinting, SSPT, Timing Gates, Timing System
Athlete safety should always be the number one priority when training agility and change of direction abilities. An effective way of keeping your athletes safe, is to start a session with scripted exercises that require low intensity, and slowly progressing to those that require a higher load on the athlete. In this episode, Coach Young […]
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S2 Episode 4 | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

  • On January 31, 2018
  • Agility, Athlete Intent, Athletic Lab, Change of Direction, Mike Young, Smartspeed, Speed Agility and Power, Speed Development, Sprint Drills, Sprinting, SSPT, Timing Gates, Timing System
Over the past three episodes Coach Young has provided in-depth information on drills and tests to improve your team athlete’s agility and change of direction abilities. With this information, it is vital that your agility sessions incorporate programming considerations. In this episode, Coach Young discusses the design of agility training sessions and the two key […]
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Beyond Sports Network teams up with Fusion Sport to bring Smartspeed PRO Timing System to National Scouting Combine for NFL Hopefuls

  • On January 30, 2018
NFL Draft hopefuls will have the chance to showcase their athletic abilities in front of professional scouts at the BSN National Scouting Combine. Alongside other skills drills, Fusion Sport timing systems will be used to provide the same gold standard accuracy present at other top combines, timing events such as the 40 yard dash and […]
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S2 Episode 3 | Smart Speed and Power Training with Mike Young

  • On January 24, 2018
  • Agility, Athlete Intent, Athletic Lab, Change of Direction, Mike Young, Smartspeed, Speed Agility and Power, Speed Development, Sprint Drills, Sprinting, SSPT, Timing Gates, Timing System
In a game scenario, team athletes need to action their agility and change of direction abilities in three dimensions; laterally, up and down, backwards and forwards. Training agility and change of direction must incorporate all three of these dimensions to acclimatise your athlete for maximum in-game performance. In this episode, Coach Young discusses each dimension […]
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EXOS using SMARTSPEED in the development of combine athletes

  • On January 19, 2018
  • reaction times, Smartjump, Smartspeed, Speed Agility and Power
Many leagues are gearing up for the start of the 2018 sporting calendar. Drafting season has begun and so has combine testing across the globe. SMARTSPEED and SMARTJUMP from Fusion Sport are used globally to accurately test and record many combine events including the 40-yard dash. In this video Director of Performance at EXOS, Dennis […]
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