Webinar Archives - The Perfect Method


More than 50,000 track and field athletes across the country begin their road to AAU Junior Olympic Games with the start of district championship season on June 1 every year. As such, the AAU will begin recognizing that date as National AAU Track and Field Day with the inaugural celebration taking place in 2017.

“More than anything, National AAU Track and Field Day gives us an opportunity to stop and recognize all of our incredible athletes,” said Charles Oliver, AAU Athletics National Chair. “We look forward to launching this event in 2017 and really showing our appreciation for the entire AAU Track and Field community.”

Athletes across the nation will show their AAU pride by dawning their favorite AAU garb. Members will have an opportunity to earn special giveaways through contests held via social media.

Mark your calendars now and join us for the inaugural National AAU Track and Field Day on June 1, 2017.

Live Q&A with Carl Lewis, Charles Oliver and Lamont Smith: AAUTF and The Perfect Method: A Partnership for Champions

Exclusive for AAU Members!

Coaches, athletes and parents, join us for this 1-hour live broadcast and learn about the newly announced partnership between AAUTF, Carl Lewis and The Perfect Method.

AAUTF members will enjoy special first-time access to The Perfect Method, Carl Lewis’ subscription-based web portal and soon-to-be app that educates and motivates all kinds of runners and coaches to be their best. It combines the knowledge of the world’s most elite coaches with the wisdom of the world’s most decorated track and field champion, all in the palm of your hand. The Perfect Method curriculum focuses on three key areas of improvement: physical readiness, technical skills, and mental preparation. Reinforced by specific examples from Lewis’ career and experiences, lessons taught in The Perfect Method are accessible anywhere and easy to understand. And, because it’s a step-by-step journey, The Perfect Method includes practical tools to measure your progress along the way.

Want to run your fastest? Let’s go.

Date:  May 17, 2017

Time:  6:45 CST


“The Epidemic of Unhealthy Competition” with Carl Lewis and Dr. James Andrews

Join Carl Lewis and Dr. James Andrews, orthopedic surgeon and injury consultant to a roster of clients, including Adrian Peterson, RGIII and Drew Brees, as they discuss the rising trends of sports injuries in our youth.

“The No. 1 risk factor is year-round playing of a sport. It starts with minor injuries, and by the time they are in high school, it turns up as a serious injury.”

During this 1-hour broadcast, we’ll cover :

  • the trends – what types of injuries are most prevalent?
  • the risk of specializing in a sport too soon – when is the right time?
  • rest and recovery recommendations


Date:  June 14, 2017

Time:  6:45 PM CST

Seats are limited, so register now for this for the webinar at https://zoom.us/meeting/register/0fbc12246f7b578734538d7d4481ef37.


About Dr. Andrews:

Dr. James R. Andrews is one of the founding members of Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Alabama. He is also co- founder of the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) a non-profit institute dedicated to injury prevention, education and research in orthopaedic and sports medicine. Doctor Andrews continues to serve as Chairman of the Board and Medical Director of ASMI. Doctor Andrews is also a founding partner and Medical Director of the Andrews Institute in Gulf Breeze, Florida. He is President and Chairman of the Board of the Andrews Research and Education Foundation also dedicated to prevention, education and research at the Andrews Institute. He has mentored more than 314 orthopaedic/sports medicine Fellows and more than 84 primary care sports medicine Fellows who have trained under him through these Sports Medicine Fellowship Programs.