Coach Assise discusses music, sport, education, and being a boy and a man.
Evolution to Essentialism
More than anything, this is a track and field story.
Raising the Bar of Opportunity
I write this on the tail end of a weekend where just about every outdoor track and field meet in Illinois was cancelled. Our team …
Principles of Flight
The path of flight is determined by what happens before the athlete leaves the ground.
The Death of “Football Fast” and “Track Speed”
It is time for coaches of either of these sports to use better language.
By Rob Assise, Homewood-Flossmoor High School I am not a fan of jigsaw puzzles. My three-year-old daughter is. Over the past year we have spent many …
Overlooked Connections between Team Sports and Track and Field – Part 1
Track and field has more in common with team sports than most think.
Sport Conditioning: Field and Court Applications for Coaches
The 2nd part of the article I posted last week. The focus are the glycolytic and aerobic energy systems.
Field and Court Sport Training from a Track Coach’s Perspective: The Phosphagen System
As track and field and/or cross country coaches, I think it is important we view training from a different perspective periodically to help notice things …