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Soccer Science

Last night, I waved goodbye to a plethora of female athletes, and sent them off to Fall soccer season. Admittedly, I felt like a soccer mom of 40 girls - protective, worried, frantic, excited, giddy, nervous, enthralled. But I couldn't help but think 'what the hell am...

My apologies for slacking on blogging this week. My summer is wrapping up and ending on a high note with the U.S. Soccer National C Coaching License Course. What is this, you ask? Well, it's an 8-day course on all things tactical coaching, managing and leading soccer teams,...

It's been a while since I've allowed everyone into my stream of consciousness in a list format. This post is spontaneous in its prose, so bear with me. Hopefully, you laugh, learn something new, and ponder all things soccer, fitness, and business. Here we go: 1.) Agility...

Heads up: athletes currently under construction. Now that I'm in the full swing of summer off-season training - a comprehensive 8-12 week program 2-4x a week at Jay Dyer Strength and Conditioning, I'd like to give an ode to the process of performance training. Given we live in...

This much I know: knowledge is power. Especially in today's strength and conditioning climate, it's critical to stay ahead of the game with continuing education. And coming from a woman who reads a lot, I still feel behind. However, I'd argue that I possess some degree of wisdom...

Evolution is a crazy thing. And I'm not talking about Charles Darwin's discoveries with finches in the Galapagos Islands. But, holy shit balls. His work is kind of groundbreaking. And the conclusions he made about species of finches and their beaks? Okay, I'm being a nerd. Natural sciences...

I'll try not to make this post a dissertation. Although, managing the in-season youth athlete must be done with great care, so I want to ensure this is detailed and comprehensive. For the length of my career in performance training and team coaching, I've seen a myriad...