Many of Human Kinetics’ authors have achieved world-renowned success in their sports, coaching world champions and Olympic athletes to top positions and medals. In 2010, Davis won the biggest accolade of his coaching career when he was named the National Coach of the Year by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. Since 1994, he has been coaching U.S. national teams, junior national teams, and U.S. national collegiate teams at the World Taekwondo championships.
In athletes, stride rhythm is often coupled with breathing while running, walking, cycling, or rowing. Experienced runners commonly coupled stride and breathing patterns very tightly. The most common ratio was a 2:1 ratio of strides and breaths, but at slow running speeds, this was frequently 4:1. However, in less talented runners, no synchronization of breathing and striding was observed at all.
Keller experienced athletic success from youth baseball through the collegiate ranks and was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in 1995. His team coaching resume includes work with competitive youth teams and teams at all levels of high school play. Read more about Survival Guide for Coaching Youth Baseball.