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ABOUT...

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The Sports Kinesiologist

While we haven't yet met, I am looking forward to spending some time with you!

 

I'm Zig Ziegler, The Sports Kinesiologist & lead researcher for The RunRite Challenge, inventor of The RunRite System, the only technology for analyzing runner movement capable of identifying physical compensations which impact runner technique and efficiency.

We work with private and public coaches to discover what it takes for their athletes to run faster and reduce their risk of injuries by up to 50% in less than 10 weeks!

The RunRite Revolution is a journey for athletes, parents, coaches, physical therapists, chiropractors, sports performance coaches, & more to discover how to achieve physical performance breakthroughs unique to each individual athlete!

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Consultant to over 100,000 athletes, coaches, trainers, physical therapists and delivered public speaking engagements to high school, collegiate/professional teams and organizations including ...
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Our programs help assist athletes and coaches in achieving breakthroughs in individual runner performances and eliminating the root cause of a runner's specific injuries by using proprietary technology and the science of kinesiology.  My team specializes in performing runner kinesiology assessments using our proprietary 3D motion capture technology, combined with an extensive background in sports Kinesiology. Over the past 31 years, my journey has given me an opportunity to develop working relationships with over three dozen professional sports teams, hundreds of collegiate teams, and over 100,000 athletes. 

 

As a former all-American hurdler, track and field has always been my passion.    Back in 1991 when I started working with athletes, I believed there was something to the theory that in order to race fast, athletes had to train fast - but not everyday.   And in order to maintain that kind of high intensity load,  I agreed with coaches that becoming more efficient was the key. And measuring was the only way to know if athletes were being efficient or just making it look like with when they improved their performances.  I had to stop guessing the guessing.

 

That first year of coaching made me hungry for more!   The biggest complaint throughout out my entire career has been one simple thought: Why do other professionals ignore the individual athlete and instead focus on training athletes for the sport? I cover this in detail during all of our transformation seminars and courses.

The short answer? We didn't know what we didn't know, we didn't know.... until we started to measure HOW each athlete's body was moving and WHAT each individual athlete could do to improve

Zig's Areas of Expertise
  • Speed and Agility Training
  • Track & Field Coaching
    • Hurdles​
    • Middle Distance
    • Block Starts
  • Foot Function & Dysfunction
  • Runner Kinesiology & Biomechanics 
  • Functional Movement Screening
  • Corrective Exercise Techniques
  • Plyometrics & Explosive Training    
  • Flexibility/Joint Mobility Programs   
  • Motion Analysis in Sports Medicine
Top US Triathlete Amanda Stevens
Hercules Star Kevin Sorbo & wife Sam
Kurt Warner and wife
Bo Derek - Still a 10
Shoulder to shoulder with Tom Hanks
Evander Holifield- "Enough Said"
Bruce Jenner (now Kaitlin)
The RunRite Challenge
Former NFL Star Anquan Boldin
Coaching - On the Track
MLB Star-Ryan Howard
USA Power Lifting
MLB All-Stars
Golf fitness
ASU Greats!

Over the past 30+ years, Zig has developed relationships with or analyzed the biomechanics of over 100,000 athletes and teams. Here are just a few...

  • Charles Barkley (Basketball)

  • Paula Creamer (Golf)
  • ​Greg Oden (Basketball)
  • Bob Lanier  (Basketball)

  • Bethanie Mattek-Sands (Tennis) 

  • Mark Loretta (Baseball)

  • New York Knicks

  • Portland Trailblazers 

  • New York Mets

  • Chicago White

  • Oakland A’s​

  • UCLA (Baseball, Softball, Track, & Golf)

  • San Diego State University (Baseball, Softball, & Basketball)

  • USA Weightlifting​

  • Michael Jordan (The G.O.A.T.)
  • Oklahoma State University (Baseball, Softball, Tennis, Golf, & Football) 

  • Fanny Stollar  (Tennis)

  • Ramon Martinez (Baseball)

  • Tony Gwynn (Baseball)

  • Brandon Roy (Basketball)

  • Jason Bay (Baseball)

  •  Lucie Safarova (Tennis)

  • Arizona Diamondbacks

  • Boston Red Sox

  • Arizona Cardinals

  • San Francisco Giants

  • Arizona State University (Baseball, Softball, Tennis, Golf, & Basketball)​

  • Shaquille O’Neal (Basketball)
  • Tiger Woods (Golf)

  • Bruce (Caitlyn) Jenner (Golf/Track)

  • Julietta Granada (Golf)

  • Anquan Boldin (Football)

  • Lauren Bay (Softball)

  • Jamir Miller (Football)

  • Tony Phillips (Baseball)

  • Phoenix Suns

  • California Angels

  • Minnesota Twins

  • New York Yankees

  • Cleveland Indians

  • University of Texas

  • Chicago Cubs 

  • University of Arizona (Softball)

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Every step you take is an opportunity to improve. Make it happen!" 

Zig Ziegler, The Sports Kinesiologist

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