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Vibrations & Frequencies

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Jennifer Pilotti     Cells vibrate. Which is weird, when you really think about it, because it means that you are literally vibrating, all of the time.   The frequency at which you vibrate is an individual thing. It’s dependent on things like your health, hydration status, and what’s happening around you.   The ability […]

Cultivating Tendon Health

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Austin Einhorn   There’s no magic recipe for helping tendons feel better. But there are a few well-studied strategies that make a short list of things to try. My tools are four variables. Load: Light weight for a long time — One to three minutes of tension, per set, 4+ sets. Heavy weight for a […]

Stage Fright & the Nervous System (Part 2)

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Amelia Chan   [Part One]   I cannot even tell you how often students come to me asking for a lesson right before an audition or a performance. Or this: I’ll contact you for a lesson when I’ve practiced and “learned” my piece/program. It is such a classical music world thing where all our lives, […]

Stage Fright & the Nervous System (Part 1)

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Amelia Chan   Just a few thoughts on this huge topic. When it comes to stage fright, first of all I’d like to point out that what I personally find to be a key missing element from most discussions is the WHAT it is. All the following are valid elements in the cause of stage […]

Performance and Learning in PE

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Alex Sporticus   “Finally, given that the goal of instruction and practice— whether in the classroom or on the field—should be to facilitate learning, instructors and students need to appreciate the distinction between learning and performance and understand that expediting acquisition performance today does not necessarily translate into the type of learn- ing that will […]

Hard Work vs. High Performance

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Chandler Stevens   What’s the difference between those individuals who wear themselves down with long hours, battling against fatigue and lack of focus, making little headway on their goals… And those who seem to effortlessly perform at a high level, accomplishing far more in a week than most do in a month, with plenty left […]

The Risk of Performance

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Spirals of Conversation

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Guest Post #3 – Prerequisites, Performance, and Potential

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Franco Phang   Here are some ideas that made sense in a snapshot of my life and I think they are interesting starting points for further research, exploration and sharing the process. The execution of Movement Tasks are related to the Prerequisites of the goals to achieve. If you squat with ankle/knee/hip pain, single leg […]