Category: Training

This Week from Olympus Movement: All You Need to Know about Cupping Therapy

This Week from Olympus Movement: All You Need to Know about Cupping Therapy

Annemarie Alf, head trainer for San Diego Loyal Soccer Club, is usually ahead of the curve when it comes to sports medicine and physical therapy. Cup ...
UPDATE: San Diego’s Plan for Returning Kids to Practice Passes 4-1

UPDATE: San Diego’s Plan for Returning Kids to Practice Passes 4-1

Yesterday SoccerNation described San Diego County's plan to return young athletes to the practice fields. Plan passes through the SD Board of Sup ...
City SC Offers #StayHome Soccer Workouts

City SC Offers #StayHome Soccer Workouts

Soccer clubs across the nation have been offering help for parents and players in our current "shelter at home" era. Catalyst training is offeri ...
ACL Injuries.  The good, the bad, the ugly: A preventative approach (part 1)

ACL Injuries. The good, the bad, the ugly: A preventative approach (part 1)

This Week from Olympus ACL Injuries: The good, the bad, the ugly: A preventative approach, by Annemarie Alf, PT, DPT, CSCS, SFM One of the most ...
SoccerNation partners with Olympus Movement Performance

SoccerNation partners with Olympus Movement Performance

Bringing valuable knowledge to soccer families across the nation Everyone at SoccerNation is thrilled to announce our new partnership with Olympus ...
Myths About ACL Injuries – Part I

Myths About ACL Injuries – Part I

As an expert in ACL injury prevention, I've heard some interesting comments and perspectives about the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) over the years ...
Why Female Athletes Have More ACL Injuries Than Males

Why Female Athletes Have More ACL Injuries Than Males

Female athletes rupture their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) more frequently than males…nearly 6-8 times more! In a case like this, health insurance ...
Best Off-Season Conditioning Strategy for Serious Soccer Players

Best Off-Season Conditioning Strategy for Serious Soccer Players

Every year, as Summer approaches and many sports are winding down for a brief rest period, supportive parents of serious athletes ask, “What should I ...
3 Ways to Protect Your Players’ Knees in 3 Minutes

3 Ways to Protect Your Players’ Knees in 3 Minutes

In this series, I’ve put together 3 exercises showing 3 different components of training that will help to strengthen your legs and protect your knees ...
An Injury Prevention and Performance Secret Revealed

An Injury Prevention and Performance Secret Revealed

You have 60 SECONDS before the most competitive event of your life… What do you do to optimize performance and safe execution? In the final minute ...
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