The Super Bowl is upon us! Rarely does Coach Doc give game analysis but the coaching behavior of the NFC and AFC Championship games was worth the breakdown. Listen to Coach Doc explain the coaching behavior that propelled two teams while hindering two others & his coaching behavior suggestions to keep an eye on for … Continued
I only recently heard of “the Yips.” That’s because I don’t watch much baseball and in other sports, we call it choking. I had to learn more, so I brought in the “Yips Removal Expert,” Dr. Tom Hanson. What unfolded in this interview went far beyond the yips, beyond sports, and into a realm of … Continued
It’s not what you think. Food insecurity is a real thing that many athletes deal with on a daily basis. I dealt with it all throughout high school. Imagine trying to go to school, study, practice, train, play a game, maximize your academic, athletic, social, emotional, and human potential on an empty stomach. That’s exactly … Continued
A day late but right on time as a Christmas gift to all athletes, coaches, and parents. What we focus on becomes our reality. Check out Coach Doc’s interview with Josh Burger on how he utilizes Sports Psychology as the ultimate tie breaker to help athletes reach their maximum potential. Happy holidays to you all … Continued
Football and many others sports have been equated as an analogy to life. For Coach Doc & his best friend and the Head Football Coach of Pasadena Poly, Chris Schmoke, relationships are the most important thing in life. How does that translate in a football program? One word… LOVE. It sounds counter intuitive for such … Continued
More awareness and attention have been given to concussions and CTE over the past decade but many people still don’t have the proper information. Not much is said about the prevention and treatment of concussions or how football catches a bad reputation surrounding this topic. That’s why Coach Doc brought in a Sports Psychology Clinician … Continued
Train, play, recover. Train, play, recover. Rinse and Repeat. This is the life of an elite athlete. However, following this cycle is not about simply putting in the work. It is also about knowing how to put in the work properly, especially for recovery of the physical, mental, and emotional state of an athlete. Join … Continued
Science is about evidence. Proof of concept can be shown when applications of the science are constant. With this mission in mind, Brett Yarris of BiokinetiX Fitness Technology, sets out to show the applications of science through elite sports training, social skills development, and teaching individuals with developmental disabilities how to ride a bike. Let’s … Continued
The fight game and combat sports can be a dangerous place for an athlete but they love what they do. As a fan, I love watching two athletes dig deep and test what they are made of, in the tradition of hand-to-hand combat. In all sports, folks have been trying to find ways to train … Continued
Dr. Antonio Harrison "Coach Doc"
Antonio “Coach Doc” Harrison, is a life-long athlete, including a former NCAA Collegiate football player. He has spent the last four years been as a High School Varsity Defensive Coordinator has added to his family with a total of three sons. He earned a Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis, the science of human behavior, with an emphasis in Health, Sports, and Fitness, including publications in scientific journals and multiple presentations on effective and safe ways to teach tackling and increased motivation in athletes. From Swimming to MMA to Basketball, coaches to athletes to trainers, Coach Doc will cover it all and how preparing the psyche is just as important, if not more so, when it comes to competition.