Injured Athletes – How do they Cope?

Injury is part and parcel of modern day sport. Whether they are annoying little muscle strains or broken bones, injury...

What should a coach really know about his athletes to help improve performance?

Communication is key in any coach – athlete relationship. The coach needs to know valuable information from his / her...

Mood State and Performance

Can mood state really affect performance on the field of play in sport? Can feeling happy, sad, anxious, angry or...

Coach Feedback – How important is it?

Feedback is the breakfast of champions. – Ken Blanchard The coach-athlete relationship is probably the most important relationship in sport....

Metrifit delighted to be part of the Badgers NCAA Basketball success

The Wisconsin Badgers Men’s Basketball team is headed to the 2015 Final Four in Indianapolis!  Everyone here at Metrifit are so proud to...

Dropout in youth Sport

The term “dropout” is used quite frequently in relation to youth sports. It is a word that brings to mind...

When Parents become too pushy in Sport

“If I didn’t practice well my dad made me run home behind the car”, Richard Krajicek As everyone knows, parents...

The Perfect Recipe for an Athlete Monitoring System

What are the key ingredients that come together to produce an athlete monitoring platform that adequately serves athletes and coaches...

Mobile Phone Technology in Sport

Sport at every level (elite, professional, amateur, recreational, etc.) is constantly evolving. With this, so is the evolution of technology...

Roadblocks to Athlete Monitoring

In some of our previous blogs, we have detailed some of the benefits of athlete monitoring and how it can...

Keeping Young Athletes Motivated Using Achievement Goal Theory

For many elite team coaches, the greater challenge in developing top young athletes is not improving the ones on your...

Improving The Coach-Athlete Relationship

A few times every year, the sports world gets a wake-up call when the negative actions of a  coach are...