Coach’s Corner: Mark McLaughlin

“Coach’s Corner” is an interview series conducted by Omegawave’s Customer Experience Manager, Tim Rusbasan. In this installment, Tim catches up with High Performance Coach Mark McLaughlin, founder of the Performance Training Center in Beaverton, OR.  Tim Rusbasan: What training or performance issues did you originally think Omegawave would help you address? Mark McLaughlin: When I first opened my … Read more

Do No Harm: Peter Lakatos on Training Judokas

Based in Hungary, Peter Lakatos is a strength and conditioning coach whose personal athletic background extends from professional handball to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. As a coach, Lakatos also works mainly with handball players and Judo Olympians, including two top ten competitors from the country, Szabolcs Krizsan and Hedvig Karakas. Omegawave: Why did you first decide to … Read more

Ask Omegawave: The ‘Variability’ of HRV

“Ask Omegawave” is an educational series during which we will be engaging in informal Q&A sessions with members of Omegawave’s science team, including Co-founder Val Nasedkin and our Senior Research Scientist Roman Fomin. As a numerical measure, Heart Rate (HR) is easy to define and compare—the calculation is derived from just two standardized components: frequency … Read more

Coach’s Corner: Jim Snider

“Coach’s Corner” is an interview series conducted by Omegawave’s Customer Experience Manager, Tim Rusbasan. In this installment, Tim catches up with Jim Snider, a Strength and Conditioning Coach for men’s and women’s hockey at the University of Wisconsin and operator of the Neuro Explosion performance facility in Madison, WI. Tim Rusbasan: What training or performance issues did you originally … Read more

Coach’s Corner: Landon Evans

“Coach’s Corner” is an interview series conducted by Omegawave’s Customer Experience Manager, Tim Rusbasan. In this installment, Tim catches up with Landon Evans, the Director of Sports Science at the University of Iowa. Tim Rusbasan: What training or performance issues did you originally think Omegawave would help you address? Landon Evans: I’m not sure if I can accurately … Read more

Ask Omegawave: Energy Supply Systems & “The Pump”

In this series of educational posts, we will be engaging in informal Q&A sessions with Omegawave’s Co-founder Val Nasedkin and our Senior Research Scientist Roman Fomin, freely discussing the foundations of our technology and it’s practical applications. While our “Knowledge” section includes academic research papers and technical users guides, here we will attempt to narrow … Read more

One Step Ahead: MMA Fighter Maxim Grishin

Mixing an effective jab and punishing kicks with a tactical grappling attack, MMA fighter Maxim “Maximus” Grishin stalked and dominated Maxim Futin to score his 11th consecutive victory on June 11th. Shortly after that commanding performance, we had a chance to catch up with the Russian light heavyweight to discuss his training process. Omegawave: Can you … Read more

The Big Rocks: Anthony Donskov on Training Elite Wrestlers

The Donskovs know hockey. Father, mother, brothers—stretching from Ohio to Canada, Anthony Donskov’s family tree has extensive roots teaching and growing the game. While other close relatives focus on the technical and tactical side of the sport, Anthony’s specialty is high performance—he is a former assistant strength and conditioning coach for the US Women’s national … Read more