Oklahoma Sooners Use Innovative New Performance Measurement Technology

 

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September 29, 2017

Oklahoma Sooners Use Innovative New Performance Measurement Technology

At the University of Oklahoma, Sooners coaches are revolutionizing the 40-yard dash, one of football’s most fundamental tests of speed. Enlisting the help of Zybek Sports, which has developed performance measurement tech used at the NFL Combine, the Sooners created a 70-yard turf field within their brand new performance center.

Smartfoam Inside Helmets And Pads Can Detect Potential Concussions

You can’t talk about football without recognizing the dangers of CTE. Luckily the game is getting safer thanks to an influx of safety-related tech hitting the market. Texas football (along with other schools) has adopted SyncThink’s eye-tracking VR device while HitIQ designed a mouthguard with head-impact detecting motion sensors.

Does This Cutting-Edge Race Suit Have The Fabric To Make Triathletes Faster?

Athletes from the new Super League Triathlon used technology race suits which its maker claims enabled the triathletes to swim, run and bike faster. The Super League Jersey Island , which took place last week, saw Swiss company sponsor and provide triathlon suits for 11 athletes who entered the corporate relay to support the MaccaNow Foundation , a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) founded by the Australian two-times Ironman Champion Chris “Macca” McCormack.

8 Hidden Benefits of Olympic-Style Weightlifting for All Sports – SimpliFaster

Weight lifts are more than just training to improve athletic power; they are part of the equation for improving discipline. While this article is a defense of the Olympic-style lifts, it’s also a template for coaches to rethink everything they do and realize what is possible in all sports with just a few exercises.

Nick Winkelman on Blocked, Serial and Random Practice – Teach Like a Champion

I had the chance to visit a highly successful sports team earlier this week. It was the second time in a month I got to visit an elite organization in the sports sector and both visits were amazing because I learned so much- even in the ‘classroom,’ because in both cases the organizations had also…

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