We believe evidence based training and passionate coaches pave the way for healthier, stronger, more connected athletes. We create and track targeted prescriptions in three distinct areas, Strength, Skills, and Regen, to elicit specific adaptations to each athletes' Movement Signature™.

Coaching: How You Do Anything is How You Do Everything

Posted by on Sep 19, 2016
Coaching: How You Do Anything is How You Do Everything

I recently had a conversation with one of our software partners about the changes he was seeing in his athletes from reassessing after his first training block. Even though his program was not necessarily prescribed to address weaknesses as seen by the Movement Signature™, it seemed as though every athlete got exactly what he needed. If […]

Is the Vertical Jump Too Simple of an Assessment?

Posted by on Sep 12, 2016
Is the Vertical Jump Too Simple of an Assessment?

The most common questions we get here at Sparta revolve around our athletic assessment; a series of Vertical Jumps on a Force Plate represented graphically in a Movement Signature™. A common concern is that we are over-simplifying the complexities of athletic movement by limiting our focus to the counter-movement jump. We believe, as da Vinci said, “simplicity is […]

In-season Training; Keeping Your Athletes on the Field

Posted by on Sep 6, 2016
In-season Training; Keeping Your Athletes on the Field

As the television contracts continue to grow and the competitive seasons of sports get longer, the true “off-season training program” has all but become extinct. This phenomenon is not specific to college and professional athletes however; youth athletes feel more pressure to play year-round to help give them a chance to be “seen” and recruited. With […]

Re-post: Is Your Athletic Test Homoscedastic?

Posted by on Aug 29, 2016
Re-post: Is Your Athletic Test Homoscedastic?

We write frequently about the importance of validity when testing or evaluating athletes (SpartaPoint) (SpartaPoint) (SpartaPoint). The take home message: Make sure what you’re measuring matters. In this post we’re going to continue to examine the keys to a successful athletic test. At SPARTA we work with all kinds of athletes (Baseball, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Water Polo, etc.) […]

Education is the End Goal; How we Use Data to Teach

Posted by on Aug 22, 2016
Education is the End Goal; How we Use Data to Teach

Every week as a staff we have a meeting to discuss improving the success of our current Sparta partners (SpartaTrac). The meetings range in topics but consistently center on helping coaches and sports medicine professionals validate their training practices. In this meeting, we have started to review case studies using our Analytics Charts, which look at the relationships […]

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