Welcome to the Institute for Sport Coaching

The Institute for Sport Coaching is a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing and delivering the educational experiences and leadership tools critical to the advancement and continual improvement of American sport coaches.

Currently based in Acton, Massachusetts, the Institute’s mission is to be the 21st century center of excellence for sport coaching education. The Institute will enable American sport coaches to be truly successful in their coaching careers.

Call for Presentations–2017 Canadian Sport for Life Summit

The Sport for Life Society is calling on experts, researchers and practitioners from across the sport, recreation, health, education and public sectors to present their work at the 2017 Sport for Life Canadian Summit. By bringing these leaders together to share their innovations, Sport for Life aims to enhance the quality of sport and physical …

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Sport Technology Update: Realtime Feedback from Medball or Barbell

I first blogged about new RFID technology being implanted in a basketball back in 2012. I recently came across similar technology being implanted in a medicine ball or attached to a barbell. Thanks to Assess2Perform, coaches and athletes now can measure almost instantly such MOEs as: Angle of release Rotational power Bar speed and distance …

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National Coaching Conference 2016

If you are a coach at any level and looking for an opportunity to learn about innovative and cutting edge coaching methods, I highly recommend you consider attending the 2016 National Coaching Conference. Organized by the US Coaching Coalition, which is comprised of USOC, NCAA, NFHS, NSCA and Shape America, the conference will be held …

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Sports Technology–Wearable Technology

As many readers of this blog know, I have an affection for technology! Over the past few years, more and more technology is seeping into sports especially technology being integrated into clothing. Imbedded technology provides the opportunity to gather feedback on performance such as ground contact time, gait measurement, power exerted, and lactic threshold. A …

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