April 29, 2017

Why do athletes stop training after an injury?


This has perplexed me for years… Athletes often suffer minor injuries throughout the season. Aggressive play can often result in a sprained ankle, pulled muscle or shoulder injury, and upon injuring themselves the players (or parents) often decide to take 2-6 weeks off to let the injury heal. Let me try to understand this… a … Read More >

Tuck Jump Assessment (Revisited with Video)


In a former post we discussed an assessment of landing mechanics as they apply to knee tracking and the risk of lower body injury. This Tuck Jump Assessment was one of our most popular posts on this site and has spured much conversation on why we do jump training with our athletes (even if they … Read More >