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Jason Hettler

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...

Resisted Sprint Training – ALTIS & 1080 Motion

Written by ALTIS Speed & Power Coach - Jason Hettler - this article explores the use of resisted sprint training for speed development. Traditional views on speed development are often rooted in maximum strength. It is frequently believed, and sometimes correctly so, that increasing maximum strength abilities will result in a subsequent increase in speed. While this may hold true...

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...

Life as a Competition

"How can we apply this understanding of the increased motivation and drive experienced through competition, and harness it into increased performance? And how do we do this specifically within an individual sport such as track & field? While lining athletes up next to each other for sprints and drills is an option, it is not always the best option from...

Working at ALTIS

Have you ever wondered what it's like to work for ALTIS? Well, the guesswork is over! This week’s blog-post by ALTIS Strength & Power Coach – Jason Hettler reveals a behind the scenes insight into his working environment on a daily basis. A recent visitor to one of our practices posed the following question to me: “What is your favorite...

Creating a performance environment

A graduate of Grand Valley State University, Jason Hettler is now Strength & Power Coach at Altis. With experience coaching across a variety of sports - including soccer, baseball and softball, Jason first arrived in Phoenix the spring of 2014 to complete a Altis Internship - where he has since remained; fast becoming an integral part of our performance coaching...
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