Andreas Behm

ALTIS: Education | Redefined.

With our latest course launch now complete, we thought it timely to share an update on our mission and vision for the growth and future of ALTIS Education. What is ALTIS Education? ALTIS Education is a global sports education community, welcoming sports practitioners from every discipline seeking a deeper understanding of their craft. We believe passionately in the power of...

2018 Indoor Trials Recap

This past weekend saw Great Britain and the United States host their respective Indoor Championships. Starting in Birmingham, U.K., at the site of the upcoming 2018 World Indoor Championships, CJ Ujah took the victory in the 60m final with a time of 6.56 seconds. In his post race interview with British Athletics, Ujah stated, “It’s an amazing feeling to come...

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...

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...

Series 16: Mikel Thomas

This week the spotlight turns to Mikel Thomas - National Record holder for Trinidad & Tobago in the 110m Hurdles. Following his most successful year to date - which saw the 28 year old claim silver at the Pan Americans, and gold at the NACAC Championships - 2016 has success firmly on the agenda. “Last year, I was able to...

Series 16: Aries Merritt

What better way to start Series 16, our new athlete-based feature, than an exclusive with World Record Holder and reigning Olympic Champion Aries Merritt. Aries has been an integral part of the success at ALTIS, his medal at the World Championships in Beijing last summer an unbelievable accomplishment given that he revealed he had been struggling with the biggest hurdle...

By the Numbers

Coach Andreas Behm takes the mantle for this week's staff blog-post, as he takes a journey through time to explore the realities of what this reveals and exposes in the world of Track & Field. A few days ago I purposefully locked myself in my bathroom and sat fully clothed in my bath tub with the curtain drawn - for...

Aries wins Beijing Bronze

American hurdler Aries Merritt added to the Altis medal tally on Friday evening as he won bronze in the IAAF World Championships final in Beijing. Aries recorded a seasons' best time of 13.04, just behind Russian Sergey Shubchenko who took gold running a National Record of 12.98, whilst Jamaica's Hansle Parchment finishing second in 13.03. Merritt's medal means that Altis...

Practice Rhythm & Flow

This week's blog-post features an intriguing musical journey with Coach Andreas Behm - as he conducts an eclectic exploration into the effect of rhythm and flow, and the impact this has on coaching. I am fascinated by rhythm. Rhythm surrounds us, is ingrained in us. Tides, seasons, magnetic-fields, heartbeats, breathing patterns, walking, dancing, stoplights, ceiling-fans. If you know this about...

A letter to coaches in the Phoenix area this week

Dear Coaches, Welcome to Phoenix. I hope you enjoy the USTFCCCA convention. If you have some free time, we would be very excited to have you visit us to check out some training. Altis is only about 7-10 minutes down the road form the Marriott hotel. We do our track training at Paradise Valley Community College. The track is located...
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