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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Using Vertical Jump Data to Guide Your CrossFit Training

  • On January 5, 2017
What is Peak Power Output? Peak Power Output (PPO) is the measure of an athlete’s absolute power that is obtained by factoring in the vertical jump (measured in centimeters) and body weight (measured in kilograms).In CrossFit, athletes need to have the ability to control and decelerate their body weight while performing a functional movement like […]
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Critical Things You Need to Know About Timing System Accuracy

  • On July 27, 2016
Accuracy and reliability of timing is critical. An athlete can train for a whole season to improve 0.1 of a second. The question is, can your measurement tools/methods accurately track this change in performance and lead you to the right conclusions? Unfortunately the answer is often no. If your timing is not reliable, there is […]
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Jesse Green and Nick Murray Share Their Experiences at Brisbane Lions Football Club

  • On July 21, 2016
In Complementary Training’s latest podcast, Mladen Jovanic invites Physical Performance and Sport Science PhD students Jesse Green and Nick Murray to discuss their experiences at Brisbane Lions Football Club. Green and Murray share some of their recommendations for students and graduates for landing a job in the industry to start their career in high performance […]
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Mike Boyle Shares His Views on Athlete Fundamentals and Discusses How He Individualizes His Training Programs

  • On July 6, 2016
In Complementary Training’s latest podcast, Strength and Conditioning Coach Mike Boyle joins Mladen Jovanovic to discuss his training programs and addresses some of the critique about his ‘cookie cutter’ approach.   Below are some of the highlights from Boyle’s discussion. Mike Boyle’s controversial approach to ‘functional’ training. Mike addresses the critique of his ‘cookie cutter’ […]
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