Lateral Agility & Power: The Frontal Plane as a Key Link in a Multi-Planar Approach

with Koichi Sato, ATC

Minnesota Timberwolves Director of Sports Performance
Washington Wizards, Cincinnati Bengals, Athlete’s Performance (now EXOS), and University of Arizona

Koichi instructing while working with the Timberwolves


Date: Saturday/Sunday, August 13-14th, 2016.

Time: Sat 11-6. Sun 9-1.


Location: RPI East Campus Athletic Village (Harkness Room and Varsity Gym). Park in D-lot.
Set GPS to 80 Peck Dr. Troy, NY.

This course is intended to be participation based. Please come dressed to move. 


Course Objectives:

  • Exercise Progressions for Fundamental Movement Skills
  • Common Faulty Movements in Squat Pattern
    • Corrective Exercise Progression in Squat
  • Mechanics & Progression
    • Jumping
    • Sliding
    • Running
    • Crossover Step
  • Decision Making Algorithm
  • Finding the starting point in intervention
  • Planning the intervention- What to do when
  • Progressions/Regressions Video- Koichi from 2014 with Timberwolves
  • How & why to think laterally


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  1. Recommended hotel is the Troy Hilton Garden Inn.