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Sports performance training is the physical and mental process of working toward specific athletic, performance or fitness goals through a regimented program. Research shows that to significantly improve sports performance, overall athleticism and physical ability, athletes must complete training sessions in addition to playing their sport. Training refers to the workouts, exercises and drills they perform outside of organized practices to improve their Strength, Speed, Conditioning and Flexibility, as well to rehab and prevent injury. Well-rounded programs also include Sports Psychology training. Maximize your sports performance with advice from today's top coaches and elite athletes.

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3 Workout Techniques That Will Make You An Explosive Athlete

Explosiveness is the key to athletic development. The ability to start and stop at high speeds is what makes an athlete "explosive." How can coaches...

This 4-Week Workout Strategy Guarantees Consistent Strength Gains

Every coach is unique, and has his or her own methodology and philosophy. As much as making proper training programs is important, creating a great...

How to Build Arm Strength for Baseball: Throwing Drills

Throwing a baseball is the first skill players learns. But it's also where trouble starts. Surprisingly, what causes most game-time errors is not poor...

4 Football Conditioning Drills That Work

One football tradition that will never die is good old fashioned team rivalries. But America's favorite sport has evolved. It is a faster, more expl...

How the Military Press Benefits Athletes

As of right now, I think that most trainers and coaches tend to avoid most forms of military pressing with their athletes, primarily because they are...

5 Little League Baseball Drills to Teach Fielding and Throwing

There are countless little league baseball drills. All the drills that we teach stay focused on fundamentals. You can see that the pictures below are of...

How to Instantly Add Weight to an Athlete's Squat and Deadlift

Squat and Deadlift Teaching Cues The squat and deadlift have stood the test of time as highly effective movements for building muscular strength and...

How to Beat the Basketball Zone Defense

The 2-3 basketball zone defense is a common one that is seen in basketball. It makes it very difficult for an offense to enter the paint, score a layup,...

How to Master the 2-1-2 Zone Defense in Basketball

One of my favorite basketball zone defenses 2-1-2. There are a lot of zone defenses used in the game of basketball. I often call this "X" because of how...

4 Rules for Effective Group Workouts

Strength training provides a number of benefits for athletes of all ages. In particular, youth athletes can make significant gains on the playing field...

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