Keep It Simple: The Art of Making Complicated Sh*t Understandable

Keep It Simple: The Art of Making Complicated Sh*t Understandable

Yes, the world is complicated.

Yes, science is very complex.

Yes, technology has many intricacies.

Ultimately, they were created to make our life, jobs, and information in general easier to upkeep, easier to access, and …. easier.

But, if we can’t communicate complex information effectively, it really doesn’t matter.

We have to stop making complicated sh*t more inaccessible. If a 15-year-old athlete really wants to learn about physics, they can read a text book. Just teach them how to jump!

Activate Your HINDbrain: 5 Ways To Get Faster (For Non-Sprinter Athletes)

Activate Your HINDbrain: 5 Ways To Get Faster (For Non-Sprinter Athletes)

How many times have you, as an athlete, been in a game scenario and been just one step behind an opponent who outran you, or just one second too late for a chance, a shot, a pass?

If you’re like the athletes I work with every day, you’re first reaction was probably “sh*t!” and your second one was “I need to be faster next time”.

Cool. Now that we’ve got that covered…

Everybody needs more speed!

Recovery Is Not As Difficult As You Think It Is

Recovery Is Not As Difficult As You Think It Is

Recovery as not as hard as you make it out to be.

It’s also not as expensive.
It’s also not as time-consuming.
It also don’t require as much thought, equipment, or focus as we see on social media.

The basics always work.

When in doubt, work backward instead of looking for more.
Consider what is missing from your recovery instead of what you can add to it.

Why We Should Care About Athlete Mental Health (In A World That Doesn't)

Why We Should Care About Athlete Mental Health (In A World That Doesn't)

Unfortunately, mental illness does not discriminate between athletes and non-athletes; it comes as it wills and sometimes overstays its welcome. Athletes deserve better than the shame we put on them around mental health struggles. They deserve the same care and acceptance we do. I truly believe sports can heal the world, but we have to make sure our athletes are healthy before it can really altruistically change us.