Why You Don't Need That Peak Performance Calendar Anymore

Posted by Tim Nash on Aug 31, 2017 10:49:54 AM

There is a point somewhere in your season where you hope your team is at its best. It might be the playoffs, a major tournament, or a game with a major rival.

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Topics: RPE, Strength Training, Athletic Performance, Sports Performance, Elite Sports Teams, Athlete Development, Mobile Coaching, Data Science

Data Tracking: Not Just For Coaches

Posted by Tim Nash on Aug 24, 2017 8:39:17 AM

The latest consensus in the debate about kids playing multiple sports seems to be trending toward it being a good idea.

It’s quite common to see young athletes – especially at the middle and high school ages – playing more than one sport in the same season. They play a school sport after school and rush to their club practice at night.

We are not going to add to the debate here and contribute our opinions on whether it is good or bad, right or wrong. Instead, we want to talk about the inevitable consequences – issues arising from overuse.

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Topics: Fitness, training, RPE, Strength Training, Athletic Performance, Sports Performance, Elite Sports Teams, Athlete Development, Soccer, Mobile Coaching, Data Science

Preventing Fatigue With Data Tracking

Posted by Tim Nash on Jun 29, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Fatigue is a hot topic among coaches these days. Coaches are beginning to understand how fatigue impacts their players and their team’s performance. Countless studies have been done to educate coaches about the importance of rest, freshness and recovery.

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Topics: Fitness, RPE, Strength Training, Athletic Performance, Sports Performance, Elite Sports Teams, Athlete Development, Mobile Coaching, Data Science

Data: The Key To Improving Sports Performance

Posted by Tim Nash on Jun 6, 2017 11:52:49 AM

So, you have a player who is not performing as well as you’d like, and it’s frustrating. They are among your most talented players, but they just don’t get it done.

You have your own theories as to why, and over time you convince yourself you are right – he’s just lazy, he’s too slow, he’s not aggressive enough.

But what if you are wrong? What if there is a simple explanation that neither you nor the player have considered? What a waste that would be.

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Topics: Fitness, RPE, Strength Training, Athletic Performance, Sports Performance, Athlete Development, Soccer, Data Science

Sports Performance Has Evolved and DRIVN Has Kept Up

Posted by Tim Nash on May 16, 2017 8:48:19 AM

I have an old Sports Illustrated. The cover date is July 4, 1960. Articles teased on the cover are about Bill Veeck, Archie Moore and the US Olympic Trials. But the most interesting part of the magazine is the ads.

Cameras, video recorders, cigarettes, telephones, cigars and a whole lot of alcohol are the most prominent products being advertised, but one Campbell Soup ad caught my eye. It was for “Soup on the Rocks.”

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Topics: Fitness, RPE, Strength Training, Athletic Performance, Sports Performance

Why Elite Teams Trust DRIVN

Posted by DRIVN on May 11, 2017 8:46:25 AM

Elite teams across the country have chosen DRIVN as their mobile coaching platform of choice. We simplify communication, consolidate operations and track performance with the flexibility to meet your team's unique needs. Our all-in-one mobile coaching platform is a proven solution at the professional, college and elite youth level. 

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Topics: Announcements, Team Chemistry, RPE, Athletic Performance, Team Communication, Elite Sports Teams

Implementing RPE for Peak Performance

Posted by DRIVN on May 9, 2017 9:50:55 AM


“Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.” 
- Bill Russell, Boston Celtics, 11-time NBA Champion

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Topics: Fitness, training, RPE, Strength Training, Athletic Performance