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6 take-homes from the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi by Stuart McMillan

After an incredibly successful medal haul at the Winter Olympic games, Altis Performance Director Stuart McMillan sat down to reflect on the games and outlined 6 take-homes from Sochi. Get out of the way When you work with athletes like Kaillie Humphries, Elana Meyers, and Lauryn Williams - I just try get out of the way, and try not to...

Vera Schmitz on Pole Vault, 10 lessons learned and the journey so far …

After NCAA Division I Championship finishes of 2nd in 2009 and 4th in 2011, three time All American Vera (Neuenswander) Schmitz entered the world of post-collegiate Track and Field. In this interview Vera talks about life as a post-collegiate Pole Vaulter, training at Altis and the journey so far. Vera – how did you get into Pole Vaulting as a...

Coach Dan Pfaff on Coaching, Teaching & Mentoring at Altis

Coach Pfaff is one of the top Track & Field Coaches in the world. In addition to having tutored 5 World Record holders, 49 Olympians to nine medals, and 51 World Championship competitors to nine medals, Dan has directed athletes to 57 National Records across a multitude of sports. “You learn subjects best when you have to teach them, so...
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