Ellie Spain
ALTIS Director of Education

Hemp and CBD: A New Horizon for Sports Performance?

Changes are in motion for the use of Cannabidiol (CBD) following the passing of the US Farm Bill, which legalized hemp in December 2018. But what is CBD, and how can it benefit sports performance? We'll take a look by first exploring the scientific underpinnings of the compound, before learning more from two members of the ISO-SPORT Medical Advisory Board....

ALTIS Pole Vault Coaching Course set to launch March 16th

With the ALTIS Foundation Course now live and gaining great reviews, our education team is working hard behind the scenes preparing more exciting Digital Education content. The first in line for release this year is the inaugural course in the new ALTIS Track & Field Education Series, which launches March 16th with Coaching the Pole Vault. Written by Coach Dan...

The Fear Factor: Athletigen ACP Podcast

The latest Athletigen ACP Podcast is now available, featuring a fascinating discussion between Dr Andrew Huberman, Brian MacKenzie, and Rob Wilson on Fear and Anxiety in Sport. Providing an insightful preview into some of the topics set to be addressed when the trio present on the February edition of the ACP, listeners of 'The Fear Factor' podcast will enjoy an...

ALTIS Partners with Thorne Research to Provide Elite Athletes High Quality Nutritional Products & Innovative Testing

ALTIS Athletes continue to enjoy world-leading performance-solutions, via an innovative new partnership with Thorne Research. Phoenix, December 19, 2017 — In our continued efforts to provide world-leading services to elite track & field athletes, we are extremely excited and proud to announce an exclusive partnership with Thorne Research. Thorne is respected as a leader in nutritional science and supplement intervention,...

An insider’s guide to the ALTIS Foundation Course

Are you curious about the Foundation Course? Do you want to know more? Our Digital Education Manager – Ellie Spain is here to help. In this article, she shares a behind the scenes journey into the making of our inaugural Digital Coach Education course, and the objectives behind its development. What was the objective of the Foundation Course? In the...

March in ALTIS 360°

It's starting to warm up, and so are the track, field and summer sports! ALTIS 360° will keep you up to date with what you and your athletes need for this season. With his new book out this month, Brett Bartholomew talks with ALTIS on his experiences, trials and tribulations as a strength coach. Also, sports psychologist Marc Strickland will...

February in ALTIS 360°

The indoor track season is upon us, which means outdoor is not far away! We have your new ALTIS 360° content fix right here and ready to go for an exciting track season ahead.. This month on ALTIS 360°: Dan Pfaff: Everything you do matters. @PfaffSC The legendary coach with 44 years of coaching experience and success details his approach...

Olympic Games – performance and pressure

Our post-Rio series of articles and interviews will blend experiences of the ALTIS athletes and coaches, with guest insights into themes relating to the Games. Kicking off this series is an interview with esteemed Coach, and friend of ALTIS  - Mike Hurst. Born in 1951, and raised in Sydney Australia, Mike is a Coach with over 35 years' experience in Track &...

Olympic holding camp ACP

We are excited to announce that bookings are now open for our special Olympic edition of the ALTIS Apprentice Coach Program. In conjunction with our Rio Olympic Games Holding Camp, we have a panel of renowned guest presenters set to speak at what promises to be an incredibly special ACP: Dr John Berardi, Dr Jeremy Koenig, Matt Jordan, Brett Bartholomew...

16 ALTIS Athletes headed for US Olympic Trials

The United States Olympic Team Trials - one of the greatest events in Track & Field - gets underway this Friday. Held in Eugene, Oregon at Hayward Field, the event will host approximately 1,100 athletes between July 1st and 10th. No domestic event holds more significance for athletes than this ten day event. For the 16 ALTIS athletes set to...
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