How to make your dynamic warm-up into an ACL injury prevention warm-up

Dynamic warm-ups are the norm for teams getting ready to play, but they’re not enough to address the high risk for ACL injuries that exists for female high school athletes today. To do that, we need to include ACL injury … Continue reading

Prevention Programs Reduce ACL Injuries by > 50%

Neuromuscular injury prevention training programs have been shown to reduce non-contact and indirect-contact ACL injuries by more than 50%. This percentage jumps to as high as 88% for comprehensive programs designed for the highest risk populations — young female athletes … Continue reading

7 Keys to Coaching Millennial Athletes

Guest post today by Maia Fletcher. Photo by Jeffrey F Lin http://Image source: Unsplash Millennials got you surrounded? Yep, they’ve taken over the place. In fact, this year they’ll surpass the Baby Boomers as the largest generation in America. To … Continue reading

Play to Win: Our World Cup Champions Showed us How

Wow, what a run the US Women’s Soccer Team made to their 4th World Cup Championship! They were exciting, inspiring, motivating, and … provoking. Before the blazing images lose their luster, I want to remember what their efforts have sparked … Continue reading

The Secret to Beating ACL Injury

ACL injuries should be on the decline since we know that ACL injury prevention programs like the FIFA 11+ significantly reduce the risk of this injury. But instead, they’re on the rise — especially among high school athletes and particularly … Continue reading

Lindsey Vonn: Does Brave have to be Broken?

I read with some sadness, the article about Lindsey Vonn in the Washington Post, by Barry Svrluga. I have nothing but respect for what Vonn has accomplished, no qualms with the inspiration she has provided to the next generation of skiers, and … Continue reading

Should We Really Be Listening to the Student Who Got a C in the Class?

Fit2Finish friends, before you “like”, “share” or “sign up,” please find out who is supplying what you’re buying into. Ask these things: What are your credentials? are you an expert in this subject? (easy to Google!) Show me your references. Do you have … Continue reading