Category Archive: Ballet for Athletes

May 29

Ballet Keeps Athletes On Their Toes

From: PLAN Magazine Canadian Coaching Association Published, September 2013 issue Adopted and modified   Toss the tutus and don the tights! This form of dance can reap benefits for the most hardcore of athletes.   Albert Einstein’s famous quote that “insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” should …

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May 28

Importance of Rhythm Training

If you think about it… everything we do has a rhythm or ‘beat’… our heart, the way we talk, walk, run, or generally move! Yet, we hardly point this out to our athletes. The ability to dictate and control the specific rhythm of any given skill, we call it ‘correct timing’ and pacing, is the …

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May 05

Reasons to Incorporate Modified Ballet Training As Cross-Training for Athletes

Football

Coaching Best: Sport sociologists and psychologists have been very concerned for some time about the escalating drop out from organized children and youth sports (currently estimated at 73%). Equally, medical experts are troubled over the lack of fitness due to increased inactivity, rising overweight and obesity among the young. According to many researchers, today’s generation …

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