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Summer IMPACT Series #6 - And Then Some...

And Them Some... The power of these words is captured in a poem written by Carol Holmes. Submerse yourself into the poem and apply it to where you are in your life right now. "And Then some...these 3 little words are the secret…
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Summer IMPACT Series #5 - An Enemy Called Average

In John Mason's Book, An Enemy Called Average, he has 52 Nuggets to live by.  One for each week, for an entire year. Nugget # 5 Don't Ask Time Where It's Gone; Tell It Where To Go All humans are created equal in the fact that we are all…
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Summer IMPACT Series #4 - 212 The Extra Degree

In Sam Parker Mark and Anderson's book 212 The Extra Degree, one of the first pages you come to reads like this: At 211°, water is HOT. At 212°, it BOILS. And with boiling water, comes STEAM. And steam can Power a LOCOMOTIVE. It's…
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Summer IMPACT Series #3 W.T.F!? - It's Not What You Think!

It’s actually an extremely important concept to high physical and mental performance.  Losing weight, getting stronger and faster or being more productive, and achieving a higher standard then the "norm." W.T.F. stands for What The…FOCUS!!!! I…
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Summer IMPACT Series #1- Make Your Bed

As we kick off our Summer Athletic Performance Programs we are implementing an IMPACT Series for all athletes and their families to reflect on.  Each week for the next 9 weeks we will deliver some nuggets of inspiration, motivation and focus...to…

5 Lessons From A World Class Vineyard

I was listening to Jim Hershaw's podcast on his experience at the Harlan Estate, one of the most exclusive vineyards in the world, located in the Napa Valley.  Here are the highlights from the podcast, and put your life into perspective on…

Teaching Technical Acceleration 8-18...How Young Do You Start?

We've heard it over and over again, "speed kills." This was evident once again at my daughters U11 State Soccer Championship game.  I was intrigued to see what was going to be the biggest difference maker between the #1 and #2 teams.  All…
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Part II How Do You Know If You're In Really Good Shape? 9 Take Aways For Athletes And Adults

We have a wide variety of readers that see our posts.  Many parent's of our athletes as well as our adult clients visit our site for information, motivation and clarity when it comes to exercise and performance. Sometimes it can be a challenge…

Sport Success: It's About Acceleration, not speed

There is a misconception in sports.  Parents, coaches and, even some young athletes, have been using the wrong definition when describing the specific attribute they most desire, explosive first step quickness.   What everyone wants is ACCELERATION.…

The Speed Controversy. What Do You Really Need in Sports? Part 1

Back in 2003, while was living in Greensboro, NC  I worked under the Direction of Lauren Segrave for Velocity Sports Performance.  At the time Lauren was a sprint and hurdle coach for the U.S. Olympic team.  This is where I began understand…