Learning, Evolving, Rising.

In elite environments, ‘survival of the fittest’ isn’t enough. To rise above the rest, organizations must learn how to learn.

Narrowing the Gap from Research to Results

The Kitman Labs Performance Intelligence Research Initiative has identified the most urgent needs confronting elite sports practitioners – as they define them. Our just-published practitioner survey surfaced the most pressing needs across sports and roles, pointing a path for future research to sharpen its focus on what matters most for on-field results.   Why did we […]

Duplicated: S3 Ep4: Modernizing High Performance – Adam Beard

S3: E4 Guest – Adam Beard, Chicago Cub In this second segment of a two-part series, Kitman CEO Stephen Smith continues his conversation with Chicago Cubs High performance Director Adam Beard who gives advice on modernizing high performance organizations. Other highlights include: Leveraging data and analytics for decision-making How the right partner can support your […]

S3 Ep3: Modernizing High Performance – Adam Beard

S3: E3 Guest – Adam Beard, Chicago Cubs In the first of an exclusive two-part series, Kitman CEO Stephen Smith talks with Chicago Cubs High Performance Director Adam Beard who provides highlights from his research on performance, discusses the role of high performance directors, and more. Having worked in the AFL, Olympic sports, international rugby, […]

S3 Ep5: Interconnected: Rick George, Athletic Director University of Colorado

Stephen Smith welcomes Rick George, Athletic Director for the University of Colorado. In this engaging conversation, Stephen and Rick cover: Aligning staff, students and administration around a mission and vision Rick’s vision for developing the WHOLE  athlete and the role of data in athlete development The importance of the right technology to support and achieve […]

New Year? Or The Next Era?

Every day is New Year’s Day for elite sports organizations. This year’s resolutions are bigger than ever, though.