Practice Made Perfect: How to Make Your Throwing Practice Count

Elite players devote significant time to throwing practice. Beyond volume, there are differences in the quality of how experts practice versus novices or even intermediate throwers. You can see differences in how experts practice across all kinds of motor skills, from playing the cello to serving...

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How to Train Like an Athlete

 

Training for athletic performance is different than training for general fitness. In this video, we'll explore those differences to help you make better choices about your training.

There is no magic here, simply principles based on science and best practices in the field of Strength and...

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How to Get Running Again After Over-Use Injuries (Ask Melissa!)

melissa witmer Jul 31, 2018
 

Starting in late June and throughout July I've been hosting a series of free live Q&A sessions on Crowdcast. In the clip above, you can see a quick question and answer from one such session. 

It’s been a great way to take questions from UAP members and the wider ultimate...

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3 Key Aims for Your In-Season Training

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An In-Season Weekly Schedule

Ultimate schedules are tough. Whether you’re building towards a championship as part of a dedicated squad or just cruising the summer fun tournament circuit, the demands placed on our bodies can’t be taken lightly.

If we want to manage our busy calendars and still perform at our best,...

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Be Physically Fresh and Mentally Primed with this Pre-Tournament Workout

Why Should I Workout the Day Before a Tournament?!

Taking the day off from training before a weekend practice or tournament is common practice among ultimate players. But the truth is, it’s common for NFL players and other professional athletes to train the day before game day and so should...

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Top 5 Ulty Results Blog Posts of 2017

I hope your New Year is starting off well!

If not, here are our top five blog posts of 2017 to help you out.

These are our most viewed and shared posts of 2017 plus an honorable mention.

5. Five Favorite Functional Strength Moves

In Five Favorite Functional Strength Moves we look at several...

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When to Leave Your Goals Behind

 

I sat down with mental strength coach, Anna Rogacki to chat about New Year's resolutions, goal setting and her upcoming module in The Ultimate Skills Project.

Anna explains why she finds the topic of goal setting a little bit boring. Instead she prefers the important work of what happens between...

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Habits of Highly Effective Players

melissa witmer skills Dec 27, 2017

Happy New Year!

It’s a great time of year to be thinking about your goals and how you’re going to achieve them next season.

For some inspiration, I asked a few elite players about their habits and goals for the coming year. Here are some excerpts!

Octavia “Opi” Payne

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Full Body Strength and Principles of Workout Design

Here is an example of a simplified full body strength workout that appears early in The Ultimate Athlete Project programming.

In addition to providing you with a workout you can do today, this session provides examples of a few tricks you can use in your own workout design.

This workout includes:...

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