Ellie Kormis
ALTIS Director of Education

Coaching Chat #4: Stu McMillan – On authenticity & Advice to my younger self

Welcome to Coaching Chat, an ALTIS vodcast series where Education Director – Ellie Kormis – chats with coaches, coach educators, and teachers who coach – from High School coaches, to Pro coaches, to new coaches, to the seasoned warhorses of our profession. Episode 4 sees us joined by Coach Stu McMillan. Currently in his 28th year of professional coaching, Stuart...

Coaching Chat #3: Coach to Olympic Gold Medalist – Sue Humphrey

Welcome to Coaching Chat, an ALTIS vodcast series where Education Director – Ellie Kormis – chats with coaches, coach educators, and teachers who coach – from High School coaches, to Pro coaches, to new coaches, to the seasoned warhorses of our profession. Episode 3 sees us joined by Coach Sue Humphrey - a High Jump Coach from the USA, who...

Coaching Chat #2: Damien Inocencio – Olympic Gold for France to Head Coach for China

Welcome to Coaching Chat, an ALTIS vodcast series where Education Director – Ellie Kormis – chats with coaches, coach educators, and teachers who coach – from High School coaches, to Pro coaches, to new coaches, to the seasoned warhorses of our profession. https://youtu.be/ErxR8oeSGBg SPecific discussion points: In this 15-minute chat with Ellie Kormis, the former Coach to Olympic Champion and...

Coaching Chat #1: Coaching Developing Athletes – Lessons from the Classroom, Field, & Track

Welcome to Coaching Chat, a new vodcast series where Education Director - Ellie Kormis - chats with coaches, coach educators, and teachers who coach - from High School coaches, to Pro coaches, to new coaches, to the seasoned warhorses of our profession. With a reach encompassing all sports, the aim of this vodcast series is to promote cross pollination across...

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...

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,...

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...

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...