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training slower to run faster

One thing coaches who are interested in speed seem to be continually confused about is the value of tempo training.  Whether it be with sprinters, or with team sport athletes — it seems like running at slower than 70% of maximum sprint speed creates controversy, and brings about a high number of people at both extremes of the continuum of...

“Keep calm and carry on”

“Keep calm and carry on.”  So the famous British WWII slogan goes.  But what’s it got to do with us? Well, most track & field teams and groups are currently in the midst of their general fall training period. It’s an exciting time of rebirth, with fresh promise towards a new season.  It is also the time for installation -...

the art of subtraction [or how to Coach like Michelangelo]

You know the one big secret that all great coaches learn as they progress through their careers?   It’s the power of less. Less exercises.  Less volume.  Less instruction.  Less everything.   Today, we’ll talk about how Michelangelo might have coached, and why you should coach this way too!    The Latin root of the word ‘decision’ - cis or cid - literally...

ALTIS Staff Expansion Announced

Phoenix, AZ: September 26, 2018. This Fall, three new staff appointments are set to further bolster ALTIS' status as a global leader in Sports Performance and Coach Education. Duncan Mathieson is set to start as Vice-President International, where he will be working with the team in Phoenix, as well as the expansion of ALTIS' international projects. “As an ex international...

ALTIS Apprentice Coach Program in the New Year

ALTIS is stepping up our education game for 2017. The first installments of the Apprentice Coach Program (ACP) for the up-and-coming year have everyone at ALTIS very excited. As is tradition, the Program offers an action-packed week of learning, including: daily observation of varied event-group training on the track and in the weight room interaction with ALTIS coaches, staff and...

December in ALTIS 360°

As most of us start to wind down for the Christmas break, ALTIS 360° is just warming up for the second December installment of educational goodies for your stocking… This Month on ALTIS 360°… Dr. Gerry Ramogida: The Performance Trinity  @DrGerryRamogida                  http://drgerryramogida.com As one of the Godfathers of the Performance Therapy model, Gerry...

Partnership with Barton Health, Lake Tahoe

ALTIS is proud to announce a high performance collaboration with Barton Health at the Robert Maloff Center of Excellence, South Lake Tahoe, California. This training center will embody the ALTIS elite training philosophies and systems, in Barton Health's new $10 million, 26,000 sq. ft. performance center. ALTIS presence at the center will have a symmetry with Barton Health's ethos of an integrative approach to health,...

The next step for ALTIS World

As the dust from Rio settles and eyes are set on London and Tokyo, the staff at ALTIS World have been hard at work. The next 4-year Olympic Cycle on the horizon is full of opportunity and hope, and ALTIS World plans to continue developing world-class athletes in their preparations for international success. ALTIS are excited to announce some developments...

Akeem Haynes reflects on Rio

Following a fourth place finish in the 100m at the 2012 Canadian Championships, Akeem Haynes was named to the Canadian Olympic team as part of the 4x100m squad. Frustratingly however, he did not actually compete at the London Games. Fast forward four years, a very different scenario: Akeem Haynes, 24, stood on the start line, ready to lead off Canada's 4x100 m men's...

Good to great: A coach’s perspective on how to achieve success in post Collegiate Track & Field.

After having gained an athlete’s perspective last week on how to transition effectively to the world stage during the post Collegiate years, we decided to even up the score and seek out a coach’s standpoint on the topic... So, we spoke to a coach who has successfully forged the path from Collegiate performance to the pinnacle of success on the...