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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…

How Do You Know If You're In Really Good Shape?

Most people believe that longer endurance training will yield superior results when it comes to overall fitness such as a more efficient cardiovascular system and greater fat loss.  It's been proven that long slow "cardio" can actually strip…

12 To Do's During Tryouts...and for the rest of your sports career

12 Simple Yet Significant Daily To Do's For Leaders This article was written by Jeff Janssen, founder and president of the Janssen Sports Leadership Center 1. Be the hardest worker at practice today. Without fail, one of the quickest ways…

10 Ways To Decrease The Risk For An ACL Injury

10 Ways to Decrease the Risk For An ACL Injury  Through our partnership with GPS West, we recently we had a chance to assess the potential ACL injury risk of over 160 soccer players from U10 - U18.  Injuries to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament…