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Lee Taft Performance Podcast

Jul 19, 2021

One of the mysteries of human movement is why coaches refuse to abide by human laws of motion. Teaching athletes to use the traditional crossover is an example of not understanding human motion. The Lateral Run is what the athlete does because it abides and applies the three primary laws of motion.

Jul 12, 2021

It is essential to understand the difference between change of direction training and deceleration training. Deceleration training typically deals with stopping and not going in a new direction. Change of direction training must deal with amortization forces that position the body differently than just stopping. In...

Jul 5, 2021

The backpedal is so critical on many levels. It allows us to have a great evaluation tool and strategy to challenge the athletes. We look to challenge the toe, foot, and ankle for the lower body and quad and hip function. The backpedal can also be intertwined with the 180 Series to challenge the body and spatial awareness.