F. “Skip” Latella, M.S. is a world-renowned sports physiologist who has worked with prominent leaders to advance innovation and improvement in motion and performance. Latella has worked with Wounded Warriors, VETS, and professional sports teams, designing curriculum with major universities and special needs populations, including the USA Archery and Para Archery teams and multiple Medal Winners.
Skip has been a pioneer in the research and development of motion analysis and training methods that have been validated to dramatically improve athletic performance. A former Professor at LIU Graduate School of Health Sciences, Latella has been a leader in athletic training research/development and applied neurophysiology for over 40 years, working with U.S. Olympic Athletes, National Junior Tennis Champions, professional athletes and trainers from the PGA, MLB, NBA, NFL, and NHL. He is one of the preeminent Therapeutic Exercise and Sports Development Specialists as evidenced by the hundreds of referrals from the Top Medical Staffs in the Tri State area.
Skip has earned a reputation as one of the most respected movement and performance specialists in golf and has been recognized by Golf Digest as one of the Top Golf Fitness Specialists in the U.S. Skip has worked with Top 100 PGA Teaching Professionals, LPGA and PGA World Ranked Tour players including former #1 players, and has trained collegiate golfers and teams at Duke University, Notre Dame, Mississippi State and New Mexico State. He is currently active with dozens of Junior Golfers in their early development of proper biomechanics.
The first person to introduce methods of Neurophysiology for golf specific training, Latella has been a featured speaker at the PGA Teaching and Education Summits, presenting his research from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at the World Scientific Congress of Golf Trust. He has served on the National Board of Advisors for the Spirit of Golf Foundation, participated on the Strategic Planning Commission for the President’s Council on Physical Fitness, serves on the Board of Advisors to the Fairfield County Sports Commission ,and consultant to major European Sports Performance Professionals in the UK and Italy.
Latella earned a B.A. Degree in Health and Biology from Ohio Wesleyan University, and a Master of Science Degree in Human Performance from Southern Connecticut State University.
The Latella Neuromuscular Training System
The Latella Neuromuscular Training System (“LNTS”) allows for the proper mapping and innervation of the body’s central nervous system. The LNTS methodology follows the easiest, safest, and most efficient route for the application of sport specific movement patterns, as a “GPS for the body”.
F. “Skip” Latella, Founder of LNTS, has adopted a philosophy from Abraham Lincoln who stated, “….in order to predict the future, you have to invent it.” For over 40 years, Latella has been acknowledged as a leader of innovation and research into the application of new motor learning techniques. Through constant improvements in, and successful adaption of new motor learning methods.
Research and Patents
Skip has developed three U.S. Patents over the last 40 years, and his research has been validated by scientists at the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory, University of Pittsburgh Center for Sports Medicine, the Manhattan VA Hospital, MT Sinai Hospital in NY, Bio Vision in San Francisco, USA Archery, and hundreds of private clients.
His research on motion analysis has also been adopted by leading healthcare and athletic instructors to establish a baseline and produce documented improvements in performance for anyone regardless of ability. Skip is also an author of a Best Selling Lay Medical book on the issues of fitness and training. A much sought-after Consultant for training, sport specific performance development, and recovery from injury.
To schedule a meeting or consultation:
F. Skip Latella
4 Manhattanville Rd,
Purchase, New York 10577
Tel: 203.912.2638 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org