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Why Athletes Benefit From Group Training

Why should your athlete participate in group training sessions? Sports are about who can fail the least, and to get good at failing the least we must fail a lot at first. In a group setting you can fail, and are encouraged to fail as you receive corrections from a coach. Athletes in these [...]

By |February 16th, 2017|Fitness, Mindset, Sports Science, Training|0 Comments

2 Words For Athletes To Avoid At All Costs

By using negative words like HAVE TO and CAN'T we vocalize our fear of failure. Teaching athletes to keep a positive and growth mindset is important because being an athlete means you will fail multiple times a day, and that’s okay! However, you must learn to fail, and not be afraid of that failure. Here [...]

Why Athletes Should Train Every Day

You don’t have to train physically every day, but if you have certain goals you need to be disciplined enough to continually “train” your mind as well. Professional athletes never have an off day because they are consistently working towards their goals both physically and mentally. Training daily can have many benefits for [...]

3 Ways to Break Out of a Slump

We all go through times when things just don’t go our way. We try to break out of it, but no matter what we try we can’t seem to shake it. This could be in sports, in school, at work, or in the gym. It happens to even the best of us. Here [...]

4 Signs of Dehydration to Take Seriously

No matter the season, it is important for athletes to stay hydrated in order to perform at their highest level. However, during the warmer months, dehydration is a very serious topic for not only athlete performance, but general safety and well-being. As the temperature goes up, so too does athlete perspiration. When an [...]

By |February 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How To Protect Against ACL Injuries

Although Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are not as career ending as they used to be, they are still significant enough to greatly impact an athlete’s season and future potential. Because of this, they are obviously best avoided. Although no injury is completely unavoidable, preparation prior to competition is essential to reducing the [...]

By |January 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Being A One-Sport Athlete Is Not A Good Thing

As a coach or parent of a youth athlete, we all want the same thing: To put them in the best position possible to be successful. We want them to have plenty of opportunities to be the best that they can be at whatever they decide to do. Supporting your athlete is a [...]

By |January 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Being A One-Sport Athlete Is Not A Good Thing

How to Keep Your Athlete Focused

When it comes to playing youth sports, the best predictor of success is not based off of an athlete's physical abilities or skills. What really matters is which athlete is able to remain focused on the task at hand when they are tired. The more focused an athlete is, the more successful an [...]

By |January 24th, 2017|Mindset, Sports Science|Comments Off on How to Keep Your Athlete Focused

7 TRX Moves to Build Upper-Body Strength

The TRX Suspension System is great for providing exercises that are safe, functional and useful in preventing and recovering from injury. Essential to any strength-training program, an athlete uses their own bodyweight -- adjusting resistance as needed -- in order to target multiple muscle groups at once. The following exercises are just a few [...]

By |January 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 TRX Moves to Build Upper-Body Strength

Understanding the Functional Anatomy of the Shoulder Complex and How it Relates to Your Performance

The shoulder isn’t just a simple joint. In fact, the shoulder is a complex of multiple joints and muscle groups that is incredibly mobile and allows you to generate force to throw a baseball or spike a volleyball. To maximize your performance and reduce the risk of injury, it’s imperative that you understand how [...]

By |January 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Understanding the Functional Anatomy of the Shoulder Complex and How it Relates to Your Performance