Technology Behind NBA Draft Combine Athlete Evaluations

  • On May 11, 2017
  • Basketball, Combine, NBA
Three-quarter court sprint, reactive pro agility, and lane agility drills at the NBA Combine in Chicago utilize Fusion Sport Smartspeed Timing Systems. The NBA Draft Rookie Combine is a multi-day showcase that takes place every May in Chicago before the NBA Draft. At the combine, invited college basketball players receive measurements, participate in interviews, undergo […]
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S2 PART 2 | Plyometric Progression with Coach Wilmot

  • On May 9, 2017
In this episode, Coach Wilmot explores some more low amplitude exercises for preparing your athletes. Lachlan introduces Amy to a low hurdle exercise to stimulate lateral force output in preparation for a continues hurdle jump for more explosive power production. Don’t miss S2 episode 3 to learn everything you need to know about plyometric training! […]
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Using Artificial Intelligence to Understand Movement Patterns in Team Sports

  • On May 4, 2017
  • ai, artificial intelligence, ghosting, movement, team
As the striker streams down the sideline, the defenders need to make a decision. To shut down the striker’s space or zone off and cover the outlet? Caught in two minds, the defenders hold off, allowing a free shot at goal. Luckily, the goalie makes a great save, but an unmarked attacker gathers the rebound […]
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Stopwatch vs. Timing System for Football Combines

  • On March 27, 2017
Top NFL Regional Combine Results: The 2017 Football Combine season has come to a close and while the NFL Scouting Combine typically receives the most attention, there are several other chances for those that aspire to advance their football career to the next level.  SMARTSPEED, by Fusion Sport, is The Official Timing System of the […]
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A Simple Method for Determining Ground Reaction Force During Running

  • On March 23, 2017
The physics of running is typically quite complex. Often a biomechanist will need to be brought in to help accurately assess an athlete’s running technique. However, a new biomechanical model1 may make this process a lot easier, opening up a range of opportunities for sports scientists to gain a deeper understanding of their athletes’ running […]
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PART 7 | Plyometric Progression with Coach Wilmot

  • On March 21, 2017
Are you avoiding one of the most effective methods for improving explosive power due to the risk of injury? Safe and effective jump training requires a precise combination of ground contact time and power output. In episode 7, Coach Wilmot explores some more contrast training techniques to introduce athletes to horizontal force using a loaded […]
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PART 6 | Plyometric Progression with Coach Wilmot

  • On March 13, 2017
Are you avoiding one of the most effective methods for improving explosive power due to the risk of injury? Safe and effective jump training requires a precise combination of ground contact time and power output. In this episode, Coach Wilmot demonstrates how you can further progress your athletes by contrasting vertical force with unilateral movements. […]
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PART 5 | Plyometric Progression with Coach Wilmot

  • On March 7, 2017
Are you avoiding one of the most effective methods for improving explosive power due to the risk of injury? Safe and effective jump training requires a precise combination of ground contact time and power output. In episode 5, Coach Wilmot demonstrates some more complex training and pairing exercises to progress your athletes. Understanding contrast training […]
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PART 4 | Plyometric Progression with Coach Wilmot

  • On February 24, 2017
Are you avoiding one of the most effective methods for improving explosive power due to the risk of injury? Safe and effective jump training requires a precise combination of ground contact time and power output. In this episode, Coach Wilmot shows us how to modify depth jumps to introduce athletes to lateral landing positions. Lachlan […]
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