Mike Roncarati Interview


Mike Roncarati is not only an awesome coach and physical therapist, but a good friend as well. And when you get the opportunity to interview an NBA-caliber coach/therapist, you jump at the opportunity! In the interview below, Mike and I talk in-depth with regards to his philosophy, off-season and in-season programming, as well as the…… More

Widening the Aerobic Window


If you’ve been around athletics for any period of time, chances are you’ve seen the athlete who isn’t “in shape.” Whether it’s football, basketball, soccer, or something in between, they make a few runs up and down the field or court and they’re gassed. Red faced, tugging on the shorts, and gasping for air like…… More

5 Thoughts on Sprinting

Professional sprinter's explosive start on the running track

I’m a huge believer that if you really want to understand something, you need to teach others what you’ve learned. While sprinting may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Mike Robertson*, I’m totally ok with that. (*Side Note: One of my new goals in life should be to…… More

Travis Hansen Interview


Following up on Monday’s post about sprint training, I wanted to interview Travis Hansen of the Reno Speed School to dig a bit deeper into his sprint training methodology. Enjoy! Travis, thanks for taking the time to be with us here today. Could you start by telling us a little bit about yourself? My pleasure…… More

3 Cues for Better Sprinting


Note from MR: As many of you know, I’ve spent a ton of time the past couple of years learning about speed. As you can imagine, this is a massive topic – and one I’ve really only scratched the surface on. However, one of the more complete manuals I’ve come across is Travis Hansen’s “Speed…… More

Interview with Darcy Norman


Darcy Norman is a coach that I’ve followed and respected for years. We met for the first time at the Sounders Sports Science seminar last year, where we got to talk shop and compare notes on training our soccer players. Not only is Darcy one of the nicest guys in our industry, but incredibly smart,…… More