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Three Tell-Tale Signs You Are Ready For College Sports

Three Tell-Tale Signs You Are Ready For College Sports

Plenty of high school athletes think they have what it takes to play sports in college. However, few truly stand out from the rest. For the select number of talented young men and women who do...

ByBryan Armetta | Thu Oct 13 2022
Ten New USA Bobsled Athletes Who Were Discovered On GMTM

Ten New USA Bobsled Athletes Who Were Discovered On GMTM

Following the social distancing mandates and travel restrictions made during the pandemic in the summer of 2021, USA Bobsled & Skeleton coaches were concerned about how they were going to find new...

ByScotty Jenkins | Fri Aug 26 2022
Olympic Talent-Transfer: How These Former College Athletes Made The USA Handball Team

Olympic Talent-Transfer: How These Former College Athletes Made The USA Handball Team

Like many other Olympic sports, talent-transfer athletes make up a majority of the talent pool in Team Handball. Talent-transfer athletes find team handball after excelling in other team and...

ByScotty Jenkins | Wed Jun 15 2022
Which Colleges Have Women's Flag Football Teams? And How To Get Involved

Which Colleges Have Women's Flag Football Teams? And How To Get Involved

So how is flag football fun or at all beneficial to women?! Well let me say, you are asking the right questions and have come to the right place. Flag football teaches girls an important basic motor...

ByGrace White | Mon Apr 18 2022
How does the sport of Rowing work in the Summer Olympics?

How does the sport of Rowing work in the Summer Olympics?

One of the oldest Olympics sports is Rowing. It is a sport that tests the level of endurance and teamwork spirit that a player has. In 1896, Rowing became an Olympic sport. Although the first...

ByScotty Jenkins | Wed Jul 13 2022
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What is the Difference between Field Hockey and Ice Hockey?

What is the Difference between Field Hockey and Ice Hockey?

Field Hockey is a sport where each team carries a hard plastic ball with the stick to the rival’s goal. Developed in the 19th Century, the people of the British Isles enjoy a game of field hockey...

ByScotty Jenkins | Tue Jul 12 2022
Running: Can a long distance runner turn into a sprinter?

Running: Can a long distance runner turn into a sprinter?

Long-distance running is very different from sprint. It is interesting to see how athletes transition from one to the other but these have happened on only very rare occasions. There are very...

ByJamison White | Tue Sep 20 2022
Two Jobs Every College Gymnast Can Get After Their Gymnastics Career

Two Jobs Every College Gymnast Can Get After Their Gymnastics Career

It is important to understand that you cannot do gymnastics forever. Really, there is not much in the competitive world after your twenties, unless you are someone like former Olympian Chellsie...

ByTiana Schoney | Thu Jul 07 2022
Women's Gymnastics Development Program: How To Get Started With Team USA

Women's Gymnastics Development Program: How To Get Started With Team USA

If you are a part of the gymnastics world, people often ask questions like, " Exactly how wide is the Balance Beam?" or, "How old were you when you started gymnastics?" These seem like simple...

ByTiana Schoney | Thu Jul 07 2022
USOPC Launches The Road To Gold, Virtual Tryout For Winter Olympic Sports

USOPC Launches The Road To Gold, Virtual Tryout For Winter Olympic Sports

There is just under one month until 86 nations join together for the opening ceremonies of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games. And just like in years past, athletes and sports fans across America are...

ByScotty Jenkins | Wed Jan 26 2022
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Olympic Sports: How To Participate In The Road To Gold Winter Tryout

Olympic Sports: How To Participate In The Road To Gold Winter Tryout

The Olympic Winter Games are right around the corner with teams from 100+ nations convening in Beijing for the quadrennial event. For many athletes with a competitive spirit, watching the fanfare of...

ByScotty Jenkins | Thu Jan 27 2022
Life After Sports: Advice For Adjusting To Life Without Training And Competition

Life After Sports: Advice For Adjusting To Life Without Training And Competition

When you have been an athlete for as long as you can remember, it is hard to imagine a life without competing on a day-to-day basis. It is even harder to comprehend the amount of change that...

ByMyriam Glez | Sun Mar 06 2022
Speed Climbing: A Guide To The New Olympic Sport And How It Works

Speed Climbing: A Guide To The New Olympic Sport And How It Works

Speed climbing is a new Olympic sport that was added to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Speed climbing is considered a form of traditional vertical rock climbing, but gained massive popularity as...

ByScotty Jenkins | Thu Mar 17 2022
Beyond Sports: Three Benefits Of Finding Yourself Off Of The Field

Beyond Sports: Three Benefits Of Finding Yourself Off Of The Field

By Q. Williams: A mindset & performance coach for Athletes Beyond...

ByScotty Jenkins | Tue Apr 05 2022
The Road To Gold: Three Talent-Transfer Athletes Who Impressed In The USOPC Winter Tryout

The Road To Gold: Three Talent-Transfer Athletes Who Impressed In The USOPC Winter Tryout

Even though many states are still seeing snow fall this late in the new year, the opportunity to try winter sports remains a hard one to find. With only a couple bobsled and luge tracks on American...

ByScotty Jenkins | Wed Apr 06 2022
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Are Lacrosse Players Better than Than You At Your Own Sport?

Are Lacrosse Players Better than Than You At Your Own Sport?

Lacrosse is one of the nation's fastest growing youth sports. Since Lacrosse is a combination of many different sports, it’s no surprise that the game can improve athletes skills for other seasonal...

ByScotty Jenkins | Thu Jun 16 2022
How GMTM is helping organizations recruit athletes on an international scale

How GMTM is helping organizations recruit athletes on an international scale

"Sports are going borderless." That is how GMTM founder Joey Grant sums up the unlimited reach his company's platform has offered to coaches looking for talent. Within the social network his team is...

ByScotty Jenkins | Mon Jul 25 2022
How Lacrosse Has Continued To Grow In Popularity Across America

How Lacrosse Has Continued To Grow In Popularity Across America

Lacrosse is frequently referred to as “the fastest sport on two feet” and its growth over the last two decades suggests it is the may not lose that reputation anytime soon. For some quick context,...

ByScotty Jenkins | Wed Aug 03 2022
USA Team Handball Launches New Collegiate Athlete Network on GMTM

USA Team Handball Launches New Collegiate Athlete Network on GMTM

[Orlando] This week, USA Team Handball is launching their official Collegiate Handball Campaign on GMTM, inviting college athletes from around the country to connect directly with Team USA, fellow...

ByScotty Jenkins | Tue Aug 09 2022
Track & Field: Will there ever be another Usain Bolt?

Track & Field: Will there ever be another Usain Bolt?

The world of athletics will never forget the man who rose to dominate the sport for several years. Usain Bolt, a representative of Jamaica, was a powerhouse of an athlete. He set multiple world...

ByScotty Jenkins | Wed Aug 17 2022
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How To Participate In USA Team Handball’s Collegiate Athlete Network

How To Participate In USA Team Handball’s Collegiate Athlete Network

The handballers that represent the United States in international competition come from a variety of athletic backgrounds, many of which started a long way from a handball court. A glance across the...

ByScotty Jenkins | Wed Aug 24 2022
How Athletes From Different Backgrounds Are Discovering Handball On GMTM

How Athletes From Different Backgrounds Are Discovering Handball On GMTM

Cinch Smith took a familiar route to find a place in college baseball. The 6’1” right-handed pitcher was a standout at his high school in Chandler, Arizona before finding a place in the rotation at...

ByScotty Jenkins | Thu Sep 01 2022
Important Beach Volleyball Terminology to Know Before You Watch

Important Beach Volleyball Terminology to Know Before You Watch

Beach volleyball [gmtm.com/articles/tag/beach-volleyball] is a fun and exciting sport for the summer. The game is usually played between either two or four person teams in sand courts. Sand courts...

ByScotty Jenkins | Fri Nov 04 2022
USA Bobsled and Skeleton Hosts Third Annual Digital Combine For Hopeful Olympic Athletes

USA Bobsled and Skeleton Hosts Third Annual Digital Combine For Hopeful Olympic Athletes

Coaches from the United States’ Olympic teams are serious about helping athletes from different backgrounds discover winter sports. And the return of the USA Bobsled Digital Combine makes it easier...

ByScotty Jenkins | Thu Sep 22 2022
How To Participate In The U.S. Aerials Ski Team Digital Combine On GMTM

How To Participate In The U.S. Aerials Ski Team Digital Combine On GMTM

If you’ve ever tried the sport of skiing, you’ve certainly felt the rush that comes when you speed down the mountain. Whether you spent your day in ski school or glided over the moguls on an expert...

ByScotty Jenkins | Thu Sep 29 2022
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How To Play Professional Sports Outside Of The United States

How To Play Professional Sports Outside Of The United States

Are you a young athlete aspiring to travel the world? Have you wondered which sport(s) would give you the best opportunity for international travel? Look no further! Here are the 2022 top ten ranked...

ByNisshanth Perumalsamy | Fri Apr 07 2023
Frequently Asked Questions About USA Weightlifting’s High School Throwdown

Frequently Asked Questions About USA Weightlifting’s High School Throwdown

In a free virtual combine called the High School Throwdown presented by Caffeine & Kilos, USA Weightlifting is searching for high school athletes - ages 13 to 18 - of any weight class to see how they...

ByScotty Jenkins | Mon Oct 31 2022
Olympic Talent ID: Six Hopeful National Team Athletes Posting On GMTM

Olympic Talent ID: Six Hopeful National Team Athletes Posting On GMTM

If you are an athlete at a young age, it is very common to have the dream of representing your country in the Olympics. Every Olympic season represents the chance for an athlete to become the next...

ByNisshanth Perumalsamy | Fri Feb 17 2023
USA Weightlifting Names ‘The Strongest High School Athletes In America’

USA Weightlifting Names ‘The Strongest High School Athletes In America’

The title of "Strongest High School Athlete In America" has been decided. This fall, High school athletes from every state and weight class were invited to participate in High School Throwdown...

ByScotty Jenkins | Thu Dec 01 2022
Bobsled Tryouts: Which other sports produce the best American bobsledders?

Bobsled Tryouts: Which other sports produce the best American bobsledders?

The U.S. National Bobsled Team is pretty unique when compared to the roster of other winter Olympic sports. This team is unique because it is composed almost entirely of athletes who came from a...

ByScotty Jenkins | Wed Dec 14 2022
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Team USA Creates Community Hub For Winter Sports

Team USA Creates Community Hub For Winter Sports

Team USA and GMTM are partnering to create a Winter Sports Hub to allow high-performance staff, coaches and athletes to access educational resources, share information, and drive a Winter Sports...

ByScotty Jenkins | Thu Dec 29 2022
Frequently Asked Questions: Team USA Winter Sports Community on GMTM

Frequently Asked Questions: Team USA Winter Sports Community on GMTM

This article was written to help athletes navigate the Team USA: Winter Sports hub on GMTM. To read more about the Winter Sports hub and how it will help hopeful Olympic athletes be discovered, check...

ByScotty Jenkins | Thu Dec 29 2022
2022 Recap: GMTM Continues To Innovate How Teams Engage And Recruit

2022 Recap: GMTM Continues To Innovate How Teams Engage And Recruit

Since GMTM first launched a Virtual Event in 2020, a lot has changed on the platform. New social feeds have allowed athletes and coaches to interact in brand-new ways and organization management has...

ByScotty Jenkins | Fri Dec 30 2022
Former BYU Volleyball player earns an invite to USA Bobsled Rookie Training

Former BYU Volleyball player earns an invite to USA Bobsled Rookie Training

Ten promising Olympic hopefuls were chosen by USA Bobsled and Skeleton to attend their January Rookie Camp. Each of the athletes was discovered after participating in the team's annual digital...

ByScotty Jenkins | Wed Jan 04 2023
Former Texas football player earns an invite to USA Bobsled Rookie Training

Former Texas football player earns an invite to USA Bobsled Rookie Training

Ten promising Olympic hopefuls were chosen by USA Bobsled and Skeleton to attend their January Rookie Camp. Each of the athletes was discovered after participating in the team's annual digital...

ByScotty Jenkins | Tue Jan 24 2023
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Unlocking Billions: How World-Class Sports Organizations Manage Talent for Success

Unlocking Billions: How World-Class Sports Organizations Manage Talent for Success

What is the thing that has driven the $90 billion Sports industry? Talent Without talent, Sports organizations won’t win, engage fans, or attract the next generation of athletes. Our company, GMTM,...

ByJoey Grant | Thu Jan 19 2023
Athletes Who Earned Their USA Football Tryout Invite on GMTM

Athletes Who Earned Their USA Football Tryout Invite on GMTM

Does football season really end anymore? The day after the Super Bowl, which marks the end of the season for every fan, was just another day for the average football player. In fact, all over the...

ByScotty Jenkins | Mon Mar 06 2023
4 GMTM Athletes Attend USA Football's National Team Trials

4 GMTM Athletes Attend USA Football's National Team Trials

March 10, 2023 - It’s a gray, rainy Friday morning in Charlotte, NC. We’re inside the Belk Gymnasium, on the UNC-Charlotte campus, since the weather conditions aren’t ideal for outside...

ByTiffany Allen | Thu Mar 16 2023
USA Football announces final rosters for 2023 Men’s and Women’s Flag National Teams

USA Football announces final rosters for 2023 Men’s and Women’s Flag National Teams

INDIANAPOLIS – USA Football, a member of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee and the sport's governing body, has announced the final rosters for the 2023 U.S. Men’s and Women’s Flag National...

ByTiffany Allen | Thu Mar 23 2023
Meet The Top Finishers At The 2023 USA Bobsled & Skeleton National Championships

Meet The Top Finishers At The 2023 USA Bobsled & Skeleton National Championships

LAKE PLACID, NY - The 2023 Skeleton Selection Races and the USABS National Championships for both Skeleton and Bobsled took place this weekend at Mt. Vanhoevenberg near Lake Placid. Four total heats...

ByAbby Slenker | Thu Mar 30 2023
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Transfer Talent: Three NFL Combine Stars Who Switched Sports

Transfer Talent: Three NFL Combine Stars Who Switched Sports

There are varying opinions about the value of the NFL combine, but there’s no doubt that a prospect’s performance at the event can dramatically impact their stock heading into the NFL Draft. From a...

ByAndrew Pistone | Mon Mar 27 2023
Transfer Portal: Deep Diving Into The NCAA’s 2022 Transfer Trends

Transfer Portal: Deep Diving Into The NCAA’s 2022 Transfer Trends

There are sports fans old enough to remember how transfers used to be treated by the NCAA. Collegiate athletes had to think long and hard about whether a transfer would be worth it. The grass would...

ByJoey Grant | Fri Apr 07 2023
USA Team Handball: Three Handball events you should pay attention to this month

USA Team Handball: Three Handball events you should pay attention to this month

It may seem like a sleepy time for Olympic sports, halfway through a year with no Olympic games. But, things could not be further from the truth in the growing sport of Handball. Beyond this spring,...

ByTiffany Allen | Wed Apr 12 2023
GMTM At The 2023 USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National Championships

GMTM At The 2023 USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National Championships

Last weekend, over 1,000 of the best collegiate triathletes arrived in Lake Lanier, Georgia to compete in the 2023 USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National Championships. 80 different college clubs...

ByConnor Dietz | Thu Apr 20 2023
How Rowing Can Help You Train For These Popular Sports

How Rowing Can Help You Train For These Popular Sports

Rowing is more than a sport. It's a world-renowned form of exercise that can help keep you in shape for a variety of different sports. In fact, few sports are out there that don't retain some direct...

ByTiffany Allen | Thu Apr 20 2023
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Will Triathlon Become An NCAA Sport For Women?

Will Triathlon Become An NCAA Sport For Women?

Collegiate triathlon, a sport that combines swimming, biking, and running, has its roots in the early 1980s in the United States. Today, collegiate triathlon is a thriving sport with more than 150...

ByConnor Dietz | Mon May 01 2023
USA Skeleton athlete Mystique Ro finishes career year with eight first-place finishes

USA Skeleton athlete Mystique Ro finishes career year with eight first-place finishes

The United States Bobsled & Skeleton team has an exciting young talent in Mystique Ro. The 29-year-old from Nokesville, Virginia earned a career-high eight gold-medal finishes in her 2022-2023 season...

ByTiffany Allen | Tue May 23 2023
Learn How USA Football Selects The Flag Football National Team

Learn How USA Football Selects The Flag Football National Team

The sport of Flag Football has continued to grow in popularity in recent years. The introduction to the international stage - paired with the lack of contact in comparison to other major sports - has...

ByTiffany Allen | Thu Jun 01 2023
AFFL Opens Talent ID Event For Upcoming Pro Tryouts In Dallas & Three Other Cities

AFFL Opens Talent ID Event For Upcoming Pro Tryouts In Dallas & Three Other Cities

The American Flag Football League is hosting an in-person tryout for male athletes interested in playing professionally for the Men’s Pro AFFL Dallas team. The AFFL Tryout will be held on July 21-23...

ByTiffany Allen | Thu Jun 29 2023
Still think flag football is just for kids? Catches like this one will make you change your mind

Still think flag football is just for kids? Catches like this one will make you change your mind

Flag football? Not enough like what they play on Sundays? Get that thought out of your head. Flag Football is here - with teams built for every athlete - playing at every skill level around the...

ByConnor Dietz | Mon Jun 12 2023
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USA Bobsled & Skeleton Launches Registration for August In-Person Combine

USA Bobsled & Skeleton Launches Registration for August In-Person Combine

USA Bobsled & Skeleton has launched registration for their next in-person combine open to the public. The August combine will be held at the U.S. Performance Center in Charlotte, NC. Participants...

ByTiffany Allen | Tue Aug 01 2023
USA Football Dominates 2023: Unprecedented Growth and Digital Combine Triumphs

USA Football Dominates 2023: Unprecedented Growth and Digital Combine Triumphs

2023 has proved to be a year of acceleration for the sport of flag football. From a pivotal Olympic announcement, to remarkable digital combine participation, the sport has experienced a great deal...

ByTiffany Allen | Mon Dec 18 2023