2019 All-Movement Team

Welcome to the most unique NFL award compilation that you may come across this season! When I started this blog back in 2012/2013, I wanted to help readers become more aware of a different lens to watch football through. Though many are obsessed with analyzing statistics and the like as a way to measure a…

2019 Play of the Week – WK3 – Lamar Jackson

Note: Just as we did in 2018, throughout the 2019 NFL season we will be placing our scope of analysis during our Movement POW on utilizing the reciprocal relationship between a problem and a solution (and the performer and his environment) as the foundation of our investigation. However, we will be looking to take that…

NFL Movers to Watch – 2019

NFC East: New York Giants 2018 All-Movement Team members: Saquon Barkley, RB (First Team and 2018 Mover of the Year) Stand-out movers: Golden Tate, WR Evan Engram, TE Jabrill Peppers, S Emerging movement story: Though the Giants quietly have a talented but very underrated crop of movers, all eyes are on Saquon. Can he take…

Utilizing a Constraints-Led Approach in American Football: Why it’s so much more than just playing the game

Back in the middle of May, I was blessed to have the opportunity to host the second annual Sport Movement Skill Conference in St. Paul, MN. As part of this year’s event, I invited thought leaders to represent both of the major, predominant sides of the theoretical fence in movement behavior; an Ecological Dynamics, Constraints-Led…

Respecting the movement problem

It’s hard to believe I’ve now been analyzing and discussing the movement execution of NFL players publicly on this blog for the past five years. When looking back at the points of emphasis within my breakdowns (whether it’s in the ‘plays of the week’ or in individual player movement analyses) over that time, I am…