Ellie Spain
ALTIS Director of Education

ALTIS Digital Platform Upgrade

With the continued growth of the ALTIS Network and our educational offerings it remains our steadfast commitment to continue to enhance how we deliver our educational programming. Over the past year, we’ve partnered with experts in digital learning systems and technology to develop an upgraded Digital Education Hub – upon which we can support an elevated learning experience. With this...

Athletigen ACP Podcast with Molly Galbraith

The fourth Athletigen ACP Podcast of the 18-19 season is now available, featuring one of our March ACP guest speakers - Molly Galbraith. Molly is co-founder of Girls Gone Strong, a movement started in 2011 by seven women who wanted to change the landscape of nutrition and training information for women. In this podcast we discuss why negative body image is...

Matt Thome appointed as Performance and Innovation Manager

Last August, we told you about our upcoming Sport Science Project – the ALTIS ISO-SPORT Living Lab. This was being set up to offer an improved service to our athlete population, while also making a significant contribution to the sport science and coaching communities. October then saw the start of search for the right person to lead this Project as...

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....

Join the ALTIS Team!

In conjunction with U.S. Ski & Snowboard, the Barton Performance by ALTIS team in South Lake Tahoe, California is now accepting applications for a Paid Intern Performance Coach! This appointment will last 9-12 months beginning January 7th, 2019 and will include a monthly stipend ($1250-$1500) as well as a cost-of-living contribution. Combining the expertise of Barton Health, U.S. Ski &...

Resisted Sprint Training – ALTIS and 1080 Motion…Part III

In Part 2 of this series we explored the first 3 training cycles, or 9 weeks, of the 2017-18 season and gave context around the Load-Velocity Profiles provided by 1080 Sprint. In this installment we will dive further into the training season, comparing and contrasting Athletes 2 and 3 (Table 1) from the last article. Table...

Performance Therapy Goes Global

Following the success of the Phoenix-based Performance Therapy Program, a one day Introduction to Performance Therapy is set to make its debut in Europe this November. Hosted and delivered by ALTIS Lead Performance Therapist Dr. Jas Randhawa, and former Chief Physiotherapist for UK Athletics - Gordon Bosworth, two UK based courses will mark the first in a planned series of...

October Athletigen ACP Podcast with 3x Olympic Gold Medalist – Tianna Bartoletta

The second Athletigen ACP Podcast of the 18-19 season is now available, featuring some fascinating insights from three-time Olympic Gold Medalist - Tianna Bartoletta. Providing a candid preview into some of the topics set to be addressed when Tianna speaks at the October edition of the ACP, listeners of this podcast will enjoy discussion including: Overcoming adversity and challenge in...

October Athletigen ACP Podcast with Coach Mike Boyle

The first Athletigen ACP Podcast of the 18-19 season is now available, featuring some fascinating insights from esteemed Coach Mike Boyle. Providing an insightful preview into some of the topics set to be addressed when Coach Boyle speaks at the October edition of the ACP, listeners of this podcast will enjoy discussion on topics including: The curse of knowledge with...

Your Olympic Preparation starts NOW!

Did you know that ALTIS is actually the ancient name for the sanctuary of the gods in Olympia, Greece? What better place to prepare for your Olympic dreams? With Tokyo 2020 just two years away, begin your preparation with us here in Phoenix this Fall. We aim to provide an unparalleled athlete membership experience. This includes: An Experienced Team of Coaches World-Class Training...
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